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James J. Peters VA Medical Center


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40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games
VA and Paralyzed Veterans of America are proud to team up with the VA NYHHS to host the 40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG) in New York City this August 7-14, 2021.
iBOT® Personal Mobility DeviceiBOT® PMD Donation
Twenty-five iBOT® Personal Mobility Devices will be donated to VA's Spinal Cord Injuries and Disorders Centers (SCI/D Center). Three VA Medical Centers in NY/NJ VA Health Care Network to receive an iBOT®.
Moderna-19 VaccineModerna-19 Vaccine
The James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY is offering the Moderna-19 Vaccine at no cost in phases according to CDC and national VA guidelines. Our COVID-19 vaccine supply is limited.
Moderna COVID-19 VaccineJames J. Peters VA Medical Center begins offering
JJPVAMC will begin Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment starting January 11, 2021. As vaccines are available, we will reach out to eligible Veterans to schedule vaccinations. There is no need to preregister.
Photo of the Moderna Vaccine team at the James J. Peters VAMCJJPVAMC Begins COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
James J. Peters VAMC will begin COVID-19 vaccination with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine today following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Emergency Use Authorization for this vaccine.
Image of a clinicianJJPVAMC Selected for COVID-19 Vaccine Trial
JJPVAMC will begin a clinical trial for single-dose investigational COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. This is the 4th large-scale COVID-19 vaccine trial in the U.S.
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.

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