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PACT Act

The PACT Act expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances. More details

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Omicron/COVID-19

You Asked, We Answered

What should I know about the Omicron variant and booster shots? VA is listening to and answering your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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New Provider Certification

Health care providers can now earn a Military Environmental Exposures Certification.

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Military Exposures Newsletter

Read about registries, benefits, research, and more.

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COVID-19 vaccines: To get the latest updates and sign up to stay informed about COVID-19 vaccines, visit our vaccine information page.

For VA-specific information: Read our coronavirus FAQs and public health response, or use our coronavirus chatbot

Prepare for a visit: Everyone entering our facilities is screened, and visitors are limited. Face coverings are mandatory. Please contact us first before going to any of our locations. For some needs, you may be able to get care at home by phone or video.

For the latest coronavirus information: Visit the CDC website


COVID-19 Booster Shots

Start your new year with a boost. Schedule your COVID-19 booster from your local VA today and get a boost of hope, health and safety for the new year. To learn more about boosters and vaccines available at VA, visit: COVID-19 booster shots and additional doses

The Office of Patient Care Services/Public Health has critical responsibilities for promoting health and preventing disease among Veterans. By developing evidence-based public health policy, conducting operations research, and performing educational outreach, we continue to support America’s Veterans and the VA workforce.

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