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WVAMC welcomes VA Sec., Delaware Delegation and Veteran leaders for annual summit

October 28, 2021

Wilmington VA Medical Center Director Vince Kane welcomed U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary, The Honorable Denis McDonough, for a tour of the medical center ahead of the annual Veterans Summit hosted by Senator Tom Carper (D-Del) held on campus.

Wilmington VA Medical Center begins to offer COVID-19 booster shots

September 29, 2021

Wilmington VA Medical Center and affiliated Community Based Outpatient Clinics have begun offering Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster shots under Emergency Use Authorization.

VA to award $1M grant to fight homelessness and improve transitional housing in Delaware

August 27, 2021

VHA Homeless Program Office will award more than a $1 million grant to the Delaware Center for Homeless Veterans, Inc., under the Grant & Per Diem Program to combat homelessness.

Veterans Affairs and community partners to highlight Veteran suicide prevention efforts in southern New Jersey July 13

July 07, 2021

The Veteran community of southern New Jersey will come together to highlight joint efforts to end suicide among Veterans at an event to be held July 13 outside of the Veterans Affairs Atlantic County Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Northfield.

Flag instillation to honor Veterans who died from suicide

June 16, 2021

A flag instillation to honor Veterans who have died from suicide will put up at the Northfield Baptist Church near the Veterans Affairs Atlantic County Community Based Outpatient Clinic.

Wilmington VA Medical Center expands COVID-19 vaccinations to adolescents under SAVE LIVES Act

June 03, 2021

Today, the Wilmington Veterans Affairs Medical Center announced it will begin vaccinating adolescents ages 12 to 17, who are caregivers of Veterans or are CHAMPVA beneficiaries under the SAVE LIVES Act.

Wilmington VA Medical Center to hold caregiver & family virtual resource fair

May 18, 2021

Wilmington VA Medical Center’s Caregiver Support Program is scheduled to hold its second annual Virtual Caregiver & Family Resource Fair May 27.

Ending Veteran homelessness, increasing access to affordable housing

May 11, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a need for Veteran housing in America.

End Veteran suicide, keep our Veterans alive

April 28, 2021

The Wilmington Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the American Legion – Department of New Jersey are leading an effort to end Veteran suicide. – Keep Our Veterans Alive (KOVA).

Veterans Affairs to hold vaccination events this weekend at VA clinics in Kent and Sussex counties

April 07, 2021

Wilmington Veterans Affairs Medical Center is scheduled to hold a two COVID-19 vaccination events for Veterans and their spouses and caregivers this weekend at its community based outpatient clinics (CBOC) in Dover and Georgetown.