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News releases for VA San Diego health care.

VA San Diego Healthcare System Director Retires

June 28, 2022

After a long and eventful career serving Veterans, Robert M Smith, MD, VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) Director and Chief Executive Officer, will retire at the end of June.

VHA Implements COVID-19 Health Protection Levels to Enhance Safety of Veterans, Visitors and Employees

May 24, 2022

Today, VA San Diego Healthcare System implements COVID-19 Health Protection Levels as part of VA’s consistent, nationwide approach for Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities to adjust COVID-19 safety protocols locally as needed.

San Diego VA Medical Center to be Renamed

March 15, 2022

On March 14, President Biden signed into law H.R. 3665, designating the San Diego VA Medical Center as the Jennifer Moreno Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and supporting the designation of a prominent space within the facility to honor Kathleen Bruyere.

VA San Diego Healthcare System to Open Kearny Mesa Clinic

October 21, 2021

VA San Diego Healthcare System will officially transition health care services from its current Mission Valley location to the new Kearny Mesa VA Clinic at 8875 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA 92123, with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony in November.