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Women Veterans Health Fair

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The theme for the Women’s Health Fair is “Day of the Woman Veteran.”

Thursday, February 7, 2019

You are invited to join VA Portland Health Care System for a free Women Veterans Health Fair to celebrate women Veterans, learn about women’s health topics, and meet staff in our women’s health program. Light refreshments provided.

The Women Veterans Health Fair will be held on Monday, March 11, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., in the Portland VA Medical Center auditorium at 3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd, Portland, OR, 97239.

Check out the poster and a schedule of events

The theme for the Women’s Health Fair is “Day of the Woman Veteran.” Throughout the day there will be information tables as well as speakers and demonstrations on topics including:

  • Panel Discussion (3-4 p.m.): “I am a Woman Veteran” – Each with a Story to Tell
  • Yoga, Qigong, Tai Chi classes
  • Overview of VA Women’s Health Program and services provided such as:
    • Pregnancy care
    • Mammography
    • Osteoporosis evaluation and treatment
    • Cervical and breast cancer screenings
    • Mental health programs
    • And more!
  • “Brown bag” video shorts
  • Veterans can sign up for My HeatheVet (MHV) or check their current level of MHV access
  • Social hour 

Anyone who served in the military, or who is currently serving in the military, is encouraged to bring a copy of their DD-214 service discharge papers to meet with an enrollment representative on-site to find out if they are eligible for VA health care. The enrollment representative will be available from 9:00 to 3:30 p.m. in the main lobby.

Parking: Parking is available in the visitor parking lot. Tri-Met is the bus system for Portland. Bus #8 often serves the medical center from the downtown transit mall. Our health care system provides a free shuttle bus service to and from the Portland Medical Center and VA Vancouver Campus. A sky bridge connects the second floor of the VA hospital to the ninth floor of Oregon Health & Science University.

For more information please contact Ruth Zhang, Public Affairs Specialist, VA Portland Health Care System, at 503-808-1920 or ruth.zhang@va.gov.

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