VA Long Beach Healthcare System (VALB) is currently vaccinating all enrolled Veterans regardless of age or “essential worker” job criteria. To date, VALB has provided over 37,000 Moderna vaccines comprised of both first and second doses of the two-dose vaccine. Appointments are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until
Veteran COVID vaccination is now open to all enrolled Veterans, regardless of age. Eligible Veterans may call 562-826-5300 to schedule their vaccination appointment. Our Call Center operates Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. For caregivers enrolled in the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) program,
Our 10th Annual VA2K has gone virtual. The Wellness Goal On Monday, June 15, we started a month-long challenge to achieve 1,000 minutes of wellness activities. This includes physical activities as well as things that simply improve your mental, emotional, and physical well-being. If you love gardening, journaling, meditating, etc.
Rumors can easily circulate within communities during a crisis, and that has been happening during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Do your part to the stop the spread of disinformation by doing 3 easy things: don’t believe the rumors, don’t pass them along and go to trusted sources of information
Most coronaviruses infect animals, but not people. However, seven different coronaviruses, that scientists know of, can infect people and make them sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province,
VA Long Beach Health Care System’s Spinal Cord Injury Service (SCI), in partnership with Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), will host its Fifth Adaptive Sports Expo on October 10 and 11 to showcase the latest in adaptive sports equipment, activities and recreational options for those living with a spinal cord
In observance of Suicide Prevention, VA Long Beach Healthcare System 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. Suicide is a complex national public
In the Civil War’s aftermath, the American orator, Robert Green Ingersoll, eloquently memorialized its more than 600,000 dead. His words speak for all who perished in America’s name. They read: “They died for liberty—they died for us. They are at rest. They sleep in the land they made free, under