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VA Lung Cancer Screening Day

Did you know that lung cancer is the deadliest cancer among Veterans, but lung cancer screening can save lives.

Lung cancer screening day event

Conversion to Single Patient Rooms

Syracuse VA will is shifting to single patient rooms on floors 6B, 6C, and 7B effective Tuesday, October 17, 2023.

single patient room

VA Beneficiary Travel Updates

On Monday, April 10, 2023, the President signed into law H.J. Res. 7 which ended the national emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Travel Reimbursement

VA Syracuse helps older adults build strength, live the life they want

“Life is so much easier. I can do so many more things,” shared Matt Deskiewicz, a Veteran who participates in the Gerofit program. “I can walk, climb stairs, and pick up my grandkids.”

Veterans participating in VA Syracuse virtual Gerofit exercise class.

PACT ACT Town Hall and Enrollment Event

Syracuse VA Medical Center will hold an onsite event on Wednesday December 14, 2022 to help Veterans understand how they can get healthcare benefits under the PACT Act.

2022 Dec 14 PACT Townhall event

VA Health Chat app brings care to Veterans

VA has launched a new way for Veterans to get immediate answers to their minor health care questions.

Graphic of VA Health Chat icon

VA Health Connect Launched at Syracuse VA Medical Center. Get immediate help by calling 1-800-877-6976

VA Health Connect provides 24/7 Virtual Health Care Services by calling a single toll-free number, 1-800-877-6976, to connect Veterans to dedicated and aligned clinical and administrative staff 24/7.

male on cell phone dialing VA Health Connect 1-800-877-6976

2021 Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinics

Enrolled Veterans can visit a drive thru style flu shot clinic at VA during October and November 2021.

2021 Syracuse VA Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic graphic

The future of medicine is in your genes. We need your help.

Fifteen minutes and a blood draw are all it takes to make a lasting difference.

Million Veteran Program

40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG) in New York City: August 7-14, 2021

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) are proud to team up with the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System to host the 40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG) in New York City this August 7-14, 2021.

40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games