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Virtual Town Hall, Monday, April 12 from 3-4pmVA Connecticut Virtual Town Hall
VA Connecticut Healthcare System will host a virtual Veterans Town Hall meeting on Monday, April 12 from 3-4pm. Director Al Montoya will give operational updates. Join using any device with a web browser.
Virtual Listening Session March 24 from 11am-12:30pmVA Virtual Listening Session
VA is hosting a public virtual listening session on March 24 from 11am-12:30pm to hear from Veterans on how to design a health care system of the future. This session is open to all interested stakeholders.
2021 Creative Arts Competition2021 Creative Arts Competition Call for Entries
Get ready. VA Connecticut will soon begin accepting entries for the local Veterans Creative Arts Competition in the visual arts division (fine art, applied art and kits). All entries will be submitted electronically.
2021 Veterans Day Poster Contest2021 Veterans Day Poster Contest
The 2021 National Veterans Day Poster Contest is underway with submissions due April 1, 2021. The theme for Veterans Day 2021 is the centennial commemoration of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Ask your provider about the MOVE! program.Strive for a Healthy Weight
Strive for a healthy weight. If you need to lose weight, losing even a little will help. If you are of normal weight, maintain it. Staying in control of your weight helps you be healthy now and in the future.
National Red Wear Day is Friday, Feb. 5Wear Red Day Feb. 5
VA joins the American Heart Association again this February to Go Red for Women. We encourage women Veterans to take control of their heart health by adopting heart-healthy habits to lower their risk of heart disease.
Virtual Town HallVirtual Veteran Town Hall Jan. 25 from 3-4pm
VA Connecticut Healthcare System will host a virtual Veterans Town Hall meeting on Monday, Jan. 25 from 3-4pm. Topic is the patient COVID-19 vaccination plan. Join at http://site-105690.bcvp0rtal.com.
COVID-19 vaccine is available for healthcare workers and VA inpatient long-term care residents.Who can get the COVID-19 vaccine now?
VA Connecticut received an initial supply of the COVID-19 vaccine. We’ll have a limited amount of this vaccine to start and worked with the CDC and other federal partners to develop a phased plan.
Dr. Joseph King, Jr. and Dr. Amy Justice developed a tool that can identify high-risk patients to health care providers to prompt providers to step up monitoring or treatment.Model estimates COVID-19 mortality risk
Dr. Joseph King, Jr. and Dr. Amy Justice developed a tool that can identify high-risk patients to health care providers to prompt providers to step up monitoring or treatment.
You don't have to be a veteran or enrolled with VA to participate. Must be at least 18 years old.Volunteer for coronavirus research at VA
You can sign up for our research volunteer list. If we think you may be eligible to be a participant in one of our research studies, we’ll contact you to tell you more about it. Then you can decide if you want to join.

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