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News Releases for VA Southern Nevada health care.

VA2K Walk & Roll coming May 17 to promote healthy lifestyle

May 09, 2023

VA’s 13th annual VA2K Walk & Roll event is back with goals of moving the body in support of your whole health and well-being, while also helping homeless Veterans.

VASNHS hosting Veterans Town Hall and Resource Fair April 28

April 13, 2023

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System will host a Veterans Town Hall in the auditorium of the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center from 3-4 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2023.

Pre-Procedure COVID-19 Testing No Longer Required After April 14

April 10, 2023

After Friday, April 14, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System will no longer require pre-procedure COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic Veterans undergoing surgical, dental, or other procedures.

VASNHS Offering Toxic Exposure Screening Classes for PACT Act Eligibility

April 07, 2023

VA is offering toxic exposure screening classes to provide education on available VA registries and help to identify Veteran eligibility for PACT Act benefits. Classes are offered to Veterans at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center on Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. on a sign-up basis.

State of Nevada and VA pilot initiative to improve access to health care for traveling Veterans

March 09, 2023

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the State of Nevada launched a new pilot program to connect Veterans in rural areas with telehealth and mental health resources.

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System hosting career fair to fill more than 200 positions on Saturday, Feb. 4

January 27, 2023

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System is hosting a Career Fair on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, from 8 a.m. to noon at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center, located at 6900 N. Pecos Road. VASNHS is seeking candidates to fill more than 200 positions at sites of care throughout Southern Nevada.

Veterans in suicidal crisis can go to any VA or non-VA health care facility for free emergency health care

January 18, 2023

Starting Jan. 17, Veterans in acute suicidal crisis will be able to go to any VA or non-VA health care facility for emergency health care at no cost – including inpatient or crisis residential care for up to 30 days and outpatient care for up to 90 days.

Over 400 Veterans attend VASNHS PACT Act town hall and resource fair

December 19, 2022

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, in partnership with the Veteran Benefits Administration’s Reno Regional Office and Nevada Department of Veterans Services, hosted a PACT Act “Week of Action” Town Hall and Resource Fair at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center on Saturday, Dec. 17.

VASNHS to host PACT Act Week of Action event to inform Veterans and survivors about expanded VA health care and benefits options

November 30, 2022

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, in partnership with the Veteran Benefits Administration’s Reno Regional Office, will host a PACT Act Week of Action Town Hall and Resource Fair at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 17.

LVR3 Veterans Enjoy Early Thanksgiving at Leatherneck Club

November 22, 2022

Thanksgiving came early for Veterans at the Leatherneck Club in Las Vegas. Members of the Las Vegas VA Residential Recovery and Renewal Center (LVR3) were invited to special Thanksgiving lunch, Nov. 17. The VFW Post 12198 partnered with the Leatherneck Club to provide a holiday meal to Veterans.