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News Releases for VA Southern Nevada health care.

VASNHS Recognized for Successful Onboarding Surge Hiring Event

November 21, 2022

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System successfully hired and onboarded 178 new employees during their Onboarding Surge Hiring Event (OSE) held this week.

VASNHS to host Onboarding Surge Hiring Event November 15-16

November 10, 2022

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System is hosting an Onboarding Surge Hiring Event (OSE) on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 15-16, from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. in the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center auditorium.

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System holding grand opening of Master Gardener Program to assist Veterans in recovery

November 01, 2022

VA's Las Vegas Residential Recovery and Renewal Center (LVR3) will host a grand opening of its Master Gardner Program, Thursday, Nov. 3, at 10 a.m. at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center. Remarks from VASNHS and University of Nevada Reno leadership and a tour of the LVR3 gardens.

Virtual Veterans Town Hall on Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2021

September 06, 2022

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System in partnership with the VBA’s Reno Regional Office, will host a special virtual Veterans Town Hall via Webex from 3 - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7 to discuss implementation of the Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2021.

Funeral Services for WWII Veteran, Former POW

July 27, 2022

World War II Veteran and former prisoner of war Dean Whitaker, passed away at the age of 97 on July 14. Whitaker was very active in POW/MIA Day Remembrance ceremonies at Nellis AFB. In 2019, he was awarded the The Legion d’Honneur - France’s highest award for his service during World War II.

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System hosting a Virtual Veterans Town Hall March 30

March 24, 2022

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System will host a virtual Veterans Town Hall via Webex from 3 - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30. Topics include a VASNHS COVID-19 update, information and status on programs and services, and a discussion on the various options available for accessing VASNHS services.

VASNHS Police and Emergency Mgmt. - N. Las Vegas Police and Fire departments to conduct an Active Threat Response Exercise from 1-4 p.m. on Feb. 23

February 22, 2022

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System Police and Emergency Management have coordinated with North Las Vegas Police and Fire departments to conduct an Active Threat Response (ATR) Exercise from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 23 to enhance preparedness of VA staff to an Active Threat situation.

VASNHS participates in National Salute to Veteran Patients Week

February 15, 2022

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System will recognize and honor local Veterans between February, 14-18 as part of National Salute to Veteran Patients Week.

VASNHS announces COVID surge contingency measures

January 07, 2022

In the wake of the recent surge in COVID cases due to the Omicron variant, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS) is taking steps to ensure the proper allocation of manpower and resources. Beginning Monday, Jan. 10, VASNHS will be making the following efforts to best serve our Veterans.

Transgender Veteran Finds Himself Through Yoga and Community

November 19, 2021

Jay Cambridge has embraced many changes on his life journey. He is a Veteran, a yoga instructor, and he is transgender. Each of those transitions have helped shape him into the person he is today.