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James J. Peters VA Medical Center


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Get Vaccinated!Get Vaccinated!
With flu season upon us, vaccination is the best protection we have in fighting and controlling influenza. VA is now offering more ways than ever to protect you and those around you from the flu.
September is Suicide Prevention MonthSeptember is Suicide Prevention Month
September is Suicide Prevention Month. Our theme again this year is “Be There.” The Department of Veterans Affairs works hard to identify and reach Veterans at risk for suicide.
Ms. Eva Vazquez, PACT RN, receives the DAISY Award.DAISY Award
The DAISY award is a national award that recognizes extraordinary nurses. The James J. Peters VA Medical Center announced its first ever DAISY award honoree to Ms. Eva Vazquez, PACT RN.
Photo of a computer and a hand holding a cell phone.Stay Well and Well Informed – Update Your EMAIL
Stay Well and Well Informed. If COVID taught us anything, it is that keeping you informed is among the most important ways to keep you healthy by providing you with the latest information VA has to offer.
Room Service dining is now available at James J. Peters VA Medical Center.Room Service Dining at James J. Peters VAMC
Room Service dining is now available at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center! Patients have the option of ordering freshly cooked breakfast, lunch and dinner from a restaurant-style menu.
National Veterans Wheelchair Games at HomeNational Veterans Wheelchair Games at Home
Last week, the first National Veterans Wheelchair Games at Home, was held. In partnership with Paralyzed Veterans of America, the national team worked with adaptive sports professionals, VA clinicians & staff.
Bronx Fisher HouseBronx VA Fisher Houses I & II
The Bronx VA Fisher House is "a home away from home" for families of Veterans and military Servicemembers receiving care at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center or local hospitals.
Photo of Mr. Juan CruzA Successful COVID 19 Recovery
A Successful COVID 19 Recovery. Staff at VA New York Harbor Healthcare System applauded a non-Veteran patient who was treated and recovered from COVID-19 at the Manhattan VAMC and discharged on Tuesday, April 21.
Group photo of VA Western New York Healthcare System employees deploying to NYC.VA Employees Deploy to Help Sister VAs
Over the last few weeks, several VA Western New York Healthcare System staff have deployed to New York City to assist VA Medical Centers hardest hit in New York and New Jersey in the fight against COVID 19.
JJP Bronx VAMC researchers Sam Gandy, MD, PhD, and Gregory Elder, MD.Improved Diagnosis of Brain Trauma
New brain scans and blood test panels move JJP Bronx VAMC researchers Gandy and Elder towards more sensitive diagnosis of battlefield brain trauma and evaluation of new drugs.

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