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photo of a mug with a yellow note which has "Flu Shot!" written on it attached to the front of it. Produce in background.Flu Season 2018 - 2019
This year's flu vaccine is expected to arrive by the third week of September. The annual flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself against the flu virus and reduce the risk of spreading it to others.
An exterior directional sign for a hospital emergency department.Emergency Medical Care
You never know when you may need emergency medical care, so knowing what to do and where to go will benefit you. During a medical emergency, Veterans should immediately seek care at the nearest medical facility.
A group of 7 men and 1 woman stand in front of a large van in a parking lot overlooking a view of the sky, mountain, and various buildings in the background behind the van.Volunteer Transportation Network
The Volunteer Transportation Network program, staffed by dedicated volunteers and subsidized by the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), provides Veterans with a reliable way to get to their Medical Center appointments.
A photo of a woman and a man in a wheelchair in an outdoor settingWilkes-Barre VA Volunteers
Volunteers are an integral part of the day-to-day operations at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. Their service to America's heroes is both highly important and deeply appreciated.
Photo of two women examining a schedule togetherConsistent Staffing Comes to the CLC
At VA’s Community Living Centers (CLCs), Veterans receive nursing home levels of care. Consistent Staffing assigns the same caregivers to the same shifts and neighborhoods every day, fostering trust-based relationships.
A photo of Richard Weaver, Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist (front) and Dr. Izzat Shah, M.D. (back), in the cardiac catheterization suite at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center.Helping Hands for Healthy Hearts
At Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, cardiac catheterizations are performed in a state-of-the-art suite. Wilkes-Barre’s team of cardiologists, nurses, and technologists is skilled in all aspects of catheterization care.
Photo of a woman handing a man a brochureTraveling Veteran Program
These days, Americans frequently travel for extended periods of time for any number of reasons. VA’s Traveling Veteran Program makes it easy for Veterans to get world-class care, even far from home.
Photo of a man in a room containing medical and assistive equipment, facing out the door and saluting.Honors Escort Program
Honors Escort Program is a solemn procession, signifying the passing of a Veteran. Veterans, staff and visitors take a moment to recognize the loss and honor the Veteran and family members as the procession passes.
Photo of two women cutting an inaugural ribbon in front of an inside door.Wilkes-Barre's Women Veterans Clinic
A new Women Veterans Clinic opened up at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center on October 31, 2016. The new clinic space was designed to provide Women Veterans with enhanced privacy and comfort.
Veteran Enjoying his Exercise RoutineWilkes-Barre Horizons News Magazine 4th Edition
In the Spring Issue of Horizons, read about the MOVE! Program and Wellness Clinic volunteers; treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; our New Leaders; construction updates; and more...

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