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New appointment check-in process

Smartphone appointment check in offers convenience and self-service at your fingertips.

PCI patient check in

PILLS pharmacy robot debuts at Redding VA clinic

The VA Northern California Health Care System recently completed a robotic technology project to improve medication dispensing and patient care.

Pills robot

Learn what Veterans know this mental health month

Veterans can take many different paths toward improving their mental health, but for many that journey begins when they connect with a fellow Veteran.

Make the connection

Support MST survivors on their path toward healing

Military sexual trauma, or MST, is the term VA uses to refer to sexual assault or sexual harassment that occurred during military service. Healing after MST can take time.

MST Healing after MST take time

Tele-town hall for aging Veterans

In case you missed it: tele-town hall for aging Veterans


Wedding at the hospital

Once upon a time, Joseph and Nicole fell in love. In 1997, when he was a young corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps, Joseph attended the Marine Corps Ball at Camp Pendleton with Nicole by his side.

Mr. and Mrs. Tufford

Need answers now? Use VA Health Chat

Starting January 12, you can receive care from VA without stepping foot into a facility with VA Health Chat.

VA Health Chat

Women Veterans town hall

The VA Northern California Health Care System is hosting a Veteran Tele-Townhall on Wednesday, Dec. 8 at 12 p.m. Pacific Time.

WH Town Hall

VA NorCal offering boosters to eligible Veterans over 18

On Nov. 19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that all adults be eligible for COVID-19 booster.

Man getting vaccinated

VA Northern California offering COVID-19 boosters

The VA Northern California Health Care System is now offering Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine boosters under Emergency Use Authorization as supply and capacity permits.

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