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Wilmington VA Medical Center to begin COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution with Moderna

December 21, 2020

Wilmington Veterans Affairs Medical Center will begin COVID-19 vaccination with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday, Dec. 22 following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Emergency Use Authorization for this vaccine.

VA to Award Four Grants to Local Organizations to Help Prevent and End Veteran Homelessness in Delaware and southern New Jersey

August 20, 2020

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it will award 425 grants to community organizations across the country totaling approximately $279 million under the Grant Per Diem (GPD) program.

2020 Military & Veterans Mental Health Summit

August 13, 2020

In order to provide America’s Veterans with resources and tools for improved mental health, Wilmington Veterans Affairs Medical Center mental health professionals will be participating in the 2020 Military & Veterans Mental Health Summit Monday, August 31 – Friday, September 4.

Wilmington VA Medical Center surpasses 8,000 telehealth/virtual visits in fiscal year 2020

July 08, 2020

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced that video telehealth appointments to Veterans’ homes increased over 1,000%, as Veterans increasingly chose virtual care through VA Video Connect during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Veterans Affairs Sending 50 Nurses to Southern N.J. Nursing Homes to Support

May 18, 2020

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will be deploying 50 VA nurses from around the country to support five New Jersey nursing homes battling COVID-19.

Wilmington Veterans Affairs Medical Center police officer receives top national honor

May 05, 2020

Jeffery Steidler, Chief of Police for Wilmington Veterans Affairs Medical Center, received the Police Chief of the Year Award from the U.S. VA Office of Security and Law Enforcement.

Safe Mental Health Care During the COVID-19 Outbreak

April 29, 2020

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Now more than ever, the Wilmington Veteran Affairs Medical Center is committed to providing timely high-quality mental health care while keeping Veterans safe from exposure to the coronavirus.

VISN 4 2019 Annual Report

February 27, 2020

We are pleased to share the 2019 annual report for VA Healthcare-VISN 4. In this report, you can read about a few of our many accomplishments during the past year and what we have been doing to provide excellent care for Veterans.

VISN 4 2019 Annual Report

February 27, 2020

We are pleased to share the 2019 annual report for VA Healthcare-VISN 4. In this report, you can read about a few of our many accomplishments during the past year and what we have been doing to provide excellent care for Veterans.

VA provides Veterans fleeing domestic violence with housing and supportive services

October 03, 2019

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reminds Veterans nationwide that VA’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) and Grant and Per Diem (GPD) provide housing and other services for Veterans experiencing domestic violence and intimate partner violence.