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Horses Helping our Heroes

Utah National Guard Veteran Daniel “Whit” Whitaker mounts his dark bay horse. Using small, effortless motions to guide the animal, Whit and his horse “Chico” make several circles around the arena.

smiling man on a horse

Job of the Week: Physician Assistant

Physician Assistants are health care providers who serve in all areas of the health care system. They are dedicated to expanding Veteran patients access to care.

Smiling man with stethoscope aroun neck in front of computer.

Job of the Week | Inpatient Psychiatric Unit (IPU) Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistants are an integral part of the nursing care team in direct service to Veterans and families, working in all inpatient units in the medical center.

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Drive-thru Vaccine Clinic kicks off Sept. 19

Starting Monday, September 19 and lasting through November 10, the George E. Wahlen VA Medical Center in Salt Lake City will operate a drive-thru vaccination clinic.

Woman giving man a vaccination

SNAP! for Your Health at VA Farmer’s Market

Join in on the fun at the Salt Lake City VA Farmer's Market, Wednesdays, 11 am – 1:30 pm, August 3 – September 7, 2022. Enjoy a fun and tasty opportunity to gather with Veterans, family members, visitors, and staff while enjoying live music from talented Veteran and local artists.

Salt Lake City VA HCS Farmer's Market Photo

Job of the Week | Supply Technicians

Supply Technicians in Medical Supply Distribution provide the inpatient units, clinics, operating rooms and other medical center facilities with the necessary supplies for daily healthcare operations.

woman in  medical supply room

Local Creative Arts Competition

Because of the continued safety concerns, this year’s Salt Lake City VA Veterans’ Creative Arts Festival and Competition will be a virtual event again.

creative arts festival 2022 at salt lake city VA healthcare system

Job of the Week | Food Service Worker

Food Service Workers play an important role in ensuring our inpatient Veterans get healthy nutritious meals to nourish them during a stay at the George E. Wahlen VA Medical Center.

man in industrial kitchen

Job of the Week | Radiologic Technologist

Radiologic Technologists at VA are at the forefront of their career field.

Man in front of MRI

New mobile check-in: Fast & Easy

The VA Salt Lake City Health Care System is rolling out mobile check-in for appointments in select clinics starting Monday, June 13, 2022. While you will still be able to check-in at the clinic desk, the new mobile check-in can save you some time with just three simple steps.

Photo of smiling Veteran with smartphone.