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Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander heritage month

“America’s greatest asset is not our assembly lines or weapons systems, or even our great ships, submarines, and airplanes … it’s our people.” - Adm. Harry Harris

Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Congressman Ami Bera brought valentine cards to Veterans

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D., a House Foreign Affairs Committee member, brought beautiful, heartfelt valentine cards handmade by Sutter Middle School students in Folsom to Veterans at VA Northern California Health Care System in Mather, California.

Congressman Ami Bera and Veteran

Audiology clinic appointment update

Improving Veteran's access to care is our top priority.


Identity theft

Is someone using your personal or financial information to make purchases, get benefits, file taxes, or commit fraud? That’s identity theft.

identity theft

Retired VA phone number putting Veterans’ information at risk

The Department of Veterans Affairs established 1-800-MyVA411 (1-800-698-2411) in 2020 to help Veterans, their family members, caregivers, and survivors understand and access the broad spectrum of VA benefits and services.

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Lactation pods provide secure location for nursing mothers to breastfeed/pump

The VA Northern California's Women Veterans Program procured five Mamava lactation pods for its locations.

Mamava pod

Clearing the air about smoking

Smoking has a way of clouding nearly everything in a person’s life.

Clear the air

Enrolled Veterans can get a no-cost flu shot

VA Northern California health care is offering no-cost flu shots to enrolled Veterans.


Mpox - what Veterans need to know

On May 7, 2022, the world was alerted to a confirmed case of Mpox in the United Kingdom.


VA and Volunteers of America help Veteran Robert Irvin go from homeless to home

In “The Battle of Baltimore,” British Troops attacked Fort McHenry for 25 hours. Francis Scott Key described the scenes of America’s victory in a poem that would evolve into our national anthem, a song outlining the struggle, hope and promise of America.

Robert Irvin