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Get the latest news from VA Puget Sound-area medical centers and clinics. For more information about VA Puget Sound health care, contact our Public Affairs Office at 206-277-1711 or publicaffairspugetsound@va.gov

VA Puget Sound Health Care System going on the road with drive-through COVID-19 vaccines

March 03, 2021

VA Puget Sound Health Care System is going on the road with drive-through COVID-19 vaccines as part of its Rural Health Initiative.

VA reaches milestone vaccinating its 1 millionth Veteran

February 18, 2021

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Veterans Health Administration announced Feb. 17, 2021 that it vaccinated its 1 millionth Veteran with their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

75 years of academic partnerships

January 29, 2021

VA Puget Sound celebrates 75 years of academic partnerships to improve the health of Veterans and the nation

VA Puget Sound Health Care System to begin vaccinating Veterans and front-line workers

December 15, 2020

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs today announced publication of its dynamic VA Vaccination Distribution Plan, and the VA Puget Sound Health Care System will begin vaccinating Veterans and frontline health care employees tomorrow.

VA Puget Sound participates in VA’s Veterans Health Administration celebrating 75 years

December 12, 2020

This year, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs commemorates 75 years of the Veterans Health Administration.

VA Puget Sound selected as one of 37 VA sites to receive initial doses of COVID-19 vaccine

December 10, 2020

VA Puget Sound Health Care System today announced that it has been selected as one of 37 VA sites to receive initial doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

VA Puget Sound Health Care System announces four new care facilities

December 04, 2020

VA Puget Sound Health Care System announced today the groundbreaking of its new $10 million, 26,000 sq. ft. Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Everett which is expected to open its doors to Veterans in late 2021 and its plans to open three micro-clinics (Edmonds, Olympia and Puyallup).

VA Puget Sound Researcher receives Middleton Award

September 11, 2020

Dr. Stephen Plymate, an endocrinologist at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System and associate director of the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, has received the 2020 William S. Middleton Award.

VA Puget Sound receives American Heart Association’s quality achievement award

August 25, 2020

VA Puget Sound Health Care System earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Target: Stroke Gold Plus and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll quality achievement awards.

VA Puget Sound encourages communities to support National Salute to Veteran Patients Week

February 07, 2020

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will honor hospitalized Veterans at VA medical centers, clinics and facilities nationwide from February 9-15 during National Salute to Veteran Patients.