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Visiting hours are 12-6pm daily for a maximum of one hour open to guests at least 18 years old.Inpatient Visitation Update
WEST HAVEN, Conn. - Effective immediately, inpatient visitation is available daily from 12-6pm. Visits will be limited to a maximum of one-hour. All guests must be at least 18 years old.
Listening sessions Oct. 5 & 6 for comment on change to make more veterans eligible for benefits.Eligibility Listening Sessions
VA is modifying benefit eligibility regulations for discharges considered “dishonorable” and seeks input to assist in crafting the new framework. Listening sessions are Oct. 5 & 6 from 8:50am-4:15pm for public comment.
September is Suicide Prevention MonthTake a Moment to Reach Out
During Suicide Prevention Month, held in September, VA works to raise awareness of Veteran suicide prevention and empower Veterans to connect with the resources they need now to prevent suicide later.
All veterans, their spouses and caregivers, and CHAMPVA recipients can get a COVID-19 vaccine at VA.COVID-19 Vaccine Still Available
All veterans, their spouses and caregivers, and CHAMPVA recipients can get a COVID-19 vaccine at VA. Walk-in clinics are available weekdays from 9am-2pm in Primary Care at the Newington and West Haven campuses.
Schedule an appointment with your VA provider to get checked for STIs and HIV today.Are You Positive?
Some sexually transmitted infections (STIs) don't cause any symptoms. VA is here to remove uncertainty from the question, Are You Positive? Schedule an appointment with your VA provider to get checked today.
Virtual Town Hall, Monday, Aug. 9 from 3-4pmVirtual Town Hall Aug. 9 at 3pm
Join us on Monday, Aug. 9 from 3-4pm for our quarterly Veterans Town Hall meeting. Hosted by Director Al Montoya. Open to the public. Join online at https://site-39483832.bcvp0rtal.com/.
Jessica Feinleib, MD, Ph.D., CHSE, FASA, received the 2021 David M. Worthen Innovator Award.Feinleib wins Innovator Award
Jessica Feinleib, MD, PhD, CHSE, FASA, received the 2021 David M. Worthen Innovator Award recognizing her for sustaining and expanding a significant educational innovation for health professions trainee education.
Ismene Petrakis, MD, Chief, Mental Health Services received the 2021 David M. Worthen Career Achievement Award recognizing her as an outstanding health professions trainee education champion.Petrakis receives 2021 Worthen Award
Ismene Petrakis, MD, Chief, Mental Health Services received the 2021 David M. Worthen Career Achievement Award recognizing her as an outstanding health professions trainee education champion.
VA offers support to build your familySupport to Build Your Family
Building a family may be an important part of your health and well-being. VA offers fertility and infertility care and provides Support to Build Your Family. Contact your VA provider to learn more.
The National Archives and Records Administration maintains copies of military records.Obtaining your military records
The National Archives and Records Administration maintains military records. NARA asks that requests be limited to records associated with medical care, burials and homeless veterans seeking admittance to a shelter.

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