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Wow! Great Photo Op—A few Shreveport VA employees, including a few Veterans, masked up, allowed for safe separation, and wore their pinkest pink in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Oct. 15.
Hours after Hurricane Ida left her catastrophic mark on Southern Louisiana; the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport and Shreveport Vet Center coordinated efforts. Widespread damage and continuous flooding made the potential for hurricane shelters in Northwest Louisiana a reality.
Hurricane Ida did more than leave a wake of destruction amidst severe flooding, infrastructure breakdowns, and region-wide power outages to Southern Louisianians—Hurricane Ida left hundreds of Louisiana neighbors without a home and a need for shelter.
Some people and anyone reading this article may fit the description of a person who lovingly enjoys the scented three-wick candle. You know, the candle that makes the home smell like a freshly baked birthday cake, brownies, banana bread, or warm apple pie or—well, you get the picture.
The goal of Patient Experience Week is more than an action phrase. The Patient Experience reflects the Veteran's Experience (note the apostrophe) and is an experience formed into the culture of an ever-improving VA.