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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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VA NorCal offering COVID-19 booster shots

On Sept. 24, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identified and recommended several groups of people who should get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster.

VA NorCal COVID Vaccine

Flu shots available starting Sept. 16

VA Northern California health care will begin offering no-cost flu shots

Vaccine

Veterans tele-town hall

The VA Northern California Health Care System is hosting a Veteran Tele-Townhall on Wednesday, Sept. 1 at 12 p.m. PT.

Veterans Tele Town Hall

Afghanistan: Let's Talk About It

Veterans from all eras are reacting to the events in Afghanistan, such as the U.S withdrawal and the takeover by the Taliban, and may question the meaning of their service or whether it was worth their sacrifice.

Not alone

COVID-19 Variants

Protecting Veterans, VA employees, and those in the community remains VA's top priority during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID Variant