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Announcing Our 2022 Volunteer of the Year

VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System’s Executive Leadership is proud to announce the 2022 Volunteer of the Year, Mr. Steven Hower.

Volunteer of the Year, Steven Hower

An Equal Celebration for All

As most Americans are aware, February is Black History Month.

Arzie Gordon, EEO Manager at VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System

I Have a Dream

As we remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Where Opinions Matter

Everyone has opinions. Everyone has complaints.

Amber Wright works at her desk after. She's an expert in All Employee Survey Projects and their success.

New Year, New Goals

Keith Ching, a 77-year-old Vietnam infantry Veteran, yearned to get back into shape. He didn’t need to get back to the 130 push-up days of his youth, but he wanted to live a healthy and long life where he could keep up with his family.

Person standing on weight scale for take charge of your health campaign

The Light in a Child’s Eyes

The magic of the holidays is felt through the smiles of the children who surround us.

Student from Veteran Memorial Elementary school smiles after receiving gifts from VASNHCS staff.

Reno Welcomes New VA Medical Center Executive Director

Kevin Amick, VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System (VASNHCS) newly appointed Executive Director, landed in Nevada desert early November.

Executive Director, Kevin Amick

Tips to lose that holiday weight

The holidays are here  and chances are you're eating a bit more than you would any other time of the year.

cutting board with food vegetables and pan

Canine Comfort for Our Veterans

Two years ago, beautiful dogs in bright red vests roamed the hallways of VA Sierra Nevada Health Care Center’s main campus.

Aly sits at home as she misses her friends at the VA medical center.

Get your flu shot

It’s never too early to start thinking about receiving your annual flu shot, and with COVID‑19 getting a flu shot is more important than ever.

Get the flu shot and not the flu