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In the spotlight at VA Palo Alto

VA Palo Alto introduces K9 program for safer campuses

VA Palo Alto looks for unique talent when it comes to its Police Service. The range of talents within the team may rival the best police departments in the country, but their newest recruit, Atlas, brings a whole new level of skill.

Atlas, VA Police Service's newest addition, and his handler
In the spotlight at VA Palo Alto

Flu vaccinations are now available at VA Palo Alto

The flu vaccine is now available to all eligible Veterans who receive care at VA Palo Alto health care at the following locations:

Traffic sign that reads Flu season ahead with dark clouds in the background

Blind Center helps WWII Veteran despite pandemic

Losing your vision can be a hard pill to swallow but the Western Blind Rehabilitation Center (WBRC) at VA Palo Alto Health Care System helps many Veterans get back on the path to independence.

Dorothy Ward, a WWII Veteran, receives care at the Western Blind Rehab Center

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

Speech pathologists at VAPAHCS are here to help COVID-19 survivors manage or recover from short- and longer-term difficulties in the areas of cognition, swallowing, and communication.

Young woman with symptom of hearing loss on color background