Publications and Press Releases - Wilmington VA Medical Center
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Wilmington VA Medical Center


Publications and Press Releases


Wilmington VA Medical Center surpasses 8,000 telehealth/virtual visits in fiscal year 2020 - In Delaware and southern New Jersey, the Wilmington VA Medical Center has conducted 8,403 telehealth appointments between October 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020. (07/08/2020)

Wilmington VA Medical Center 2019 Annual Report - We invite you to come and read our 2019 Annual Report. (06/19/2020)

Veterans Affairs Sending 50 Nurses to Southern N.J. Nursing Homes to Support COVID-19 Efforts - 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. (05/19/2020)

Wilmington VAMC police officer receives top national honor - WILMINGTON, Del. — 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. (05/08/2020)

Safe Mental Health Care During the COVID-19 Outbreak - WILLMINGTON, DE– 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 (04/30/2020)

VISIN 4 2019 Annual Report - 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 (02/27/2020)

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VA provides Veterans fleeing domestic violence with housing and supportive services - 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. (10/03/2019)

Wilmington VA Recognizes September as Suicide Prevention Month - Wilmington, Del. — In observance of Suicide Prevention Month, Wilmington VA Medical Center is bringing awareness to its #BeThere campaign by encouraging community leaders, colleagues, and Veterans’ families and friends to help prevent suicide by showing support for those who may be going through a difficult time. (09/09/2019)

VA offers new Urgent Care Benefit for enrolled Veterans - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced a new urgent care benefit under the newly implemented MISSION Act, for eligible Veterans. The urgent care benefit lets Veterans enrolled with the VA Healthcare to visit participating urgent care clinics in their community for treatment of minor healthcare needs. (07/15/2019)

South Jersey Vet Center ribbon-cutting ceremony set for June 22 - EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. — On Saturday, June 22, 2019, the South Jersey Vet Center will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for its new location at 2900 Fire Road in Egg Harbor Township. (06/14/2019)

Wilmington VA on ‘MISSION’ to roll out new health care options - WILMINGTON, Del. — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is set to launch its new and improved community care program on June 6. (05/24/2019)

Wilmington VA Police Earn National Honors - Three law enforcement officers with Wilmington VA Medical Center are national police officers of the year for 2018, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced. The VA officers will receive national recognition at an awards banquet this month. (05/20/2019)

Wilmington VA to Host Resource Fair, Town Hall on May 8 - Veterans Affairs outreach specialists will be available to answer questions from Veterans about health care enrollment, disability claims, women’s health services, telehealth, suicide prevention, and counseling services. (05/08/2019)

Dover-based VA Outpatient Clinic to Relocate - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will relocate its Kent County Community Based Outpatient Clinic, the director of the Wilmington VA Medical Center announced on Wednesday during an employee town hall. (05/02/2019)

Wilmington VA Medical Center 2018 Annual Report - We invite you to come and read our 2018 Annual Report. (05/01/2019)

VISIN 4 2018 Annual Report - We are pleased to share the 2018 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. (02/19/2019)

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Relocation and Expansion of Cape May County VA Outpatient Clinic - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is pleased to announce the new location for the Cape May VA Outpatient Clinic. The clinic will move to the Cape May County Rio Mall on U.S. 9 in Rio Grande, New Jersey. (12/21/2018)

Wilmington Veterans Affairs Nursing Home Receives 5-Star Rating - Wilmington VAMC’s announcement comes after VA extended its unprecedented 18-month record of transparency disclosures by making public for the first time its annual nursing home ratings for every facility in the country. (06/14/2018)

Wilmington VA expands long-term care options for New Jersey Veterans - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Wilmington Medical Center is pleased to announced it has awarded two nursing home contracts in New Jersey’s Atlantic County, expanding available options for long-term care to better meet the needs of veterans. (04/16/2018)

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Veterans Affairs Medical Centers partner in Regional Surgical Initiative - Wilmington and Coatesville Join Forces (02/23/2017)

Veterans Encouraged to be Tested for HEP C - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends all persons born between 1945 and 1965 to be tested for Hepatitis C virus. (02/07/2017)

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Wilmington VA Stands Down Intermediate Complexity Surgeries - The Wilmington VA Medical Center leadership immediately responded to a routine internal review last month which found gaps in the on-call scheduling of surgeons at the medical center. (09/08/2014)

Officials Investigating Bomb Threat at Wilmington VAMC - At approximately 8:10 a.m. this morning, officials from the Wilmington VA Medical Center Police were notified there may have been a bomb placed on the outskirts of the medical center grounds. (06/23/2014)

WVAMC Invites OIG for In-Depth Review - At the Wilmington VA, our most important mission is to make sure Veterans know VA is here to care for them and provide the high quality care and benefits they have earned and deserve. (05/29/2014)

Lower DE Shuttle Service - Beginning June 2nd, the Wilmington VA is pleased to provide Veterans with free shuttle service from our VA Community Based Outpatient Clinics in lower Delaware to their scheduled clinic appointments at the Wilmington VA Medical Center. (05/23/2014)

Veterans Affairs health team to visit Vineland - Area veterans are invited to attend a free seminar to learn about the VA health care system, receive information, and enroll for VA care. (02/11/2014)

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