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VAPORHCS earns 4th Magnet designationVA Portland Awarded 4th Magnet Designation
American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Magnet announced VAPORHCS was awarded a 4th Magnet designation; Magnet recognizes quality patient care, nursing excellence & innovations in professional nursing practice
VA Video Connect for your next appointment (app icon)Have You Tried a Video Medical Appointment?
Have you tried a video appointment? VA Video Connect allows Veterans easily meet with VA health care providers through live video on any computer, tablet, or mobile device with an internet connection.
Healthy Teaching KitchenOnline Healthy Teaching Kitchen
Learn how to cook healthy food choices! It’s the #1 thing you can do for your health. Healthy Teaching Kitchen online program provides cooking classes for Veterans to cook healthy, minimally processed foods at home.
Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index logo for 2020VAPORHCS is an "LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader"
VA Portland Health Care System earns “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” designation in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index for 7th consecutive year; VAPORHCS is one of 64 VA HEI "Leaders."
VA rolls out simplified travel reimbursement systemNew Online Portal for Travel Reimbursement Claims
On Oct. 5, those eligible for mileage/travel reimbursement expenses to/from approved VA health care appointments can use the new Beneficiary Travel Self-Service System! BTSSS which will speed/simplify the process time.
La'Tonzia L. Adams, MD, VAPORHCS Director of MicrobiologyKeeping You Safe at VA Portland Health Care System
This 3 min video explains precautions taken at VAPORHCS to ensure the safety of Veterans & staff in the age of COVID-19; it demonstrates effectiveness & importance of wearing a face covering for everyone’s well-being.
Get your flu shot todayGet your flu shot today
Get your flu shot today. VA has many options for you to get a flu vaccine and some new options for Veterans to get vaccinated for free at a local pharmacy or urgent care/walk-in care clinics near you!
Attn Veterans Regarding Wildfires and Poor Air QualityWildfire Info for our Veterans
Here is some helpful information about VAPORHCS operations and other resources related to on-going wildfires in the region; clinic updates, emergency prescription info, links to county emergency updates.
September is Suicide Prevention MonthSeptember is Suicide Prevention Month
It’s Suicide Prevention Month, a national effort to raise awareness and help STOP suicides. You can take actions of support and make a real difference to someone going through a difficult time and prevent a suicide.
Veterans wanted to share their feedback with VAPORHCSVETERANS WANTED… for Veteran Experience Group
VA Portland Health Care System is looking for Veterans for a standing "Veteran Experience Group" of patients who meet quarterly to share their experiences, feedback and ideas, and helps us improve our services.

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