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News Releases for VA Southeast Louisiana health care.

New Orleans VA to hold nursing job fair June 4

June 01, 2022

The Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System will hold a nursing job fair on Saturday, June 4 from 8 a.m. to noon in the administration building at the New Orleans Veterans Medical Center, 2400 Canal Street.

VHA transitions to COVID-19 operational plan by implementing Health Protection Levels to enhance safety of Veterans, visitors and employees

May 24, 2022

Today, the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System is implementing COVID-19 Health Protection Levels as part VA’s consistent, nationwide approach for Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities to adjust COVID-19 safety protocols locally as needed.

VA salutes women Veterans of southeast Louisiana

May 06, 2022

The Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System will host its first installment of the fifth annual Ladies Night Out Event on Tuesday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Baton Rouge North Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, 7968 Essen Park Ave.

The Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System ranks as one of the most equitable providers of LGBTQ+ health care in the nation

April 08, 2022

The Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System earned the designation of “LGBTQ+ Health Care Equality Top Performer” in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 15th anniversary edition of the Health Care Equality Index with a score of 95 out of 100.

Patients rank the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System as the best in New Orleans health care

February 10, 2022

The Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System has been ranked as a leader in patient experiences of hospital care in New Orleans by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey.

Researcher at New Orleans VA receives funding for prostate cancer breakthrough

February 08, 2022

Patients battling prostate cancer may one day be less likely to face life-threatening side effects, thanks to research being conducted at the New Orleans Veterans Medical Center and Tulane University School of Medicine.

Veterans Affairs’ Franklin Community-Based Outpatient Clinic opens at a new location on Monday

January 25, 2022

The Franklin Community-Based Outpatient Clinic is moving to 1801 Main St. in Franklin, LA. Starting Monday, January 31, all appointments will be held at the new location.

CEO of the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System receives awards from President Biden and the Society of Federal Health Professionals

December 10, 2021

Fernando Rivera, CEO of the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, has been selected to receive the Presidential Rank Award of Distinguished Executive, which is the highest annual award for senior executives in federal service.