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CLC Veterans stay active during pandemic

With the National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans last week Veteran residents in our Community Living Center were treated to a myriad of comfort and sensory activities such as snowball fights with foam balls.

Army Veterans Hugh Buchanan and Othia Taylor have a foam snowball fight in the Community Living Center during National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans at the Wilmington VA Medical Center in Elsmere, Delaware.

Wilmington VA Medical Center 2020 Annual Report

We invite you to come and read our 2020 Annual Report. Inside are stories from FY2020 on how Wilmington VA Medical Center Answered the Call and Stepped Up to Serve Our Community during the pandemic.

WVAMC 2020 Annual Report Cover

Wilmington VAMC recognizes volunteers

Leadership from Wilmington VA Medical Center organized a unique way to recognize its team of volunteers through a drive-thru awards and recognition event Dec. 3 at Elks Lodge 2281 in New Castle.

Vol Staff

New Cape May County CBOC to open Dec. 8.

Wilmington VA Medical Center is excited to announce the opening of the new Cape May County Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Rio Grande.

Cape May CBOC

Quick action by Wilmington VA police saves veteran

WILMINGTON, Del. — On a summer night in June, officers assigned to Charlie Squad of Wilmington Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s police department were conducting their normal duties around the medical center campus.

Officer Ardell Francis and Lieutenant David Stroup

Veteran presents flags to VA health care workers

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept through Delaware, a local Veteran found a way to honor health care workers in a very Veteran way. Chaplain Al Kraft, also known as Mr. Positive, began a mission of honoring his new heroes at Delaware health care facilities with framed American flags.

Mary Lou Kline and Veteran

Veterans in long-term care stay connected and active

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have all had to adapt and find new, creative ways to stay both physically and mentally active. This holds especially true for Veterans residing in the Community Living Center (CLC) at Wilmington VA Medical Center.

CLC Residents

VA nurses share stories about fighting COVID-19

Nurses from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs share their stories after being deployed to community nursing homes in New Jersey to help assist local health care workers battle COVID-19 in the homes.

VA Nurses

What to expect as we move forward

The Wilmington VA Medical Center and our five Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) in Delaware and southern New Jersey remain open, safe and are ready to care for your medical needs.

VA Nurse

Don’t delay care, schedule your appointments!

The Wilmington VA Medical Center and our five Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) in Delaware and southern New Jersey are open, safe and are ready to care for your medical needs.

Wilmington VAMC