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News Releases for VA Syracuse Health Care.

Syracuse VA Medical Center Announces a COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Scheduling Call Center

February 22, 2021

Syracuse VA Medical Center has established a COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Scheduling Call Center.

Syracuse VA Medical Center Marks Veterans Health Administration (VHA) celebrating 75 years

January 12, 2021

This year, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) commemorates 75 years of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

Syracuse VA Medical Center encourages Veterans to leave smoking behind during yearly Great American Smokeout

November 16, 2020

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is encouraging Veterans to take the first step, Nov. 19, to stop smoking as part of the annual Great American Smokeout to improve their physical and mental health by combining cessation counseling with other VA clinical resources and support.

Syracuse VAMC surpasses 22,000 video visits in 2020 VA Video Connect visits increase over 1000% nationwide during COVID-19 pandemic

September 14, 2020

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced that video telehealth appointments to Veterans’ homes increased over 1000%, as Veterans increasingly chose virtual care through VA Video Connect during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Syracuse VA Medical Center Invites Women to Continue Making History with VA

March 02, 2020

VA will recognize Women’s History Month throughout March 2020

Veterans Day Activities Set At Syracuse VA Medical Center

November 05, 2019

Syracuse VA Medical Center will hold Veterans Day 2019 activities Friday, November 8th beginning at 9 am in the medical center auditorium on the ground floor.

VA Opens New Women’s Veteran Clinic at Rome Community Based Outpatient Clinic

November 04, 2019

New Clinic Enhances Care and Services for Women Veterans

Syracuse VA Medical Center prepares to launch new VA health care options under MISSION Act

May 30, 2019

Syracuse VA Medical Center has been scheduling VA MISSION Act activities throughout May. There will also be an opportunity to learn more about the VA MISSION Act on our Syracuse VA Medical Center Facebook Page Mission Act Facebook Live Event - June 6, 2 to 3 pm at:

Calling All Veteran Creative Artists

February 13, 2019

Planning is underway for the Syracuse VA Medical Center’s 23rd Annual Creative Arts Competition and Exhibition.

Syracuse VA Approves New Provider For Auburn Community Based Outpatient Clinic

December 31, 2018

Change to STG International, Inc. Will Enhance Care and Services for Local Veterans