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VA Health Chat thumbnail - graphicPrefer to text vs. call? VA Health Chat available
The VA Health Chat app is an exciting technology that provides easy, online access to chat with VA staff when Veterans have health concerns and other questions. The app is available for Android and IOS.
PACT Act 2022 GraphicYou may be eligible for enhanced or new benefits
The 2022 PACT Act is a historic new law that expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans who were exposed to toxic fumes and other hazards while fighting for our country.
Crisis Line number with graphicNew Crisis Line Number Launched Nationwide
There’s a new, easy-to-remember way to reach the Veterans. Veterans Crisis Line—Dial 988 then Press 1. Millions of Veterans have called when they needed crisis support. We’re here if you need us.
Hannah Prock, a fourth-year medical student with the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and medical officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve, recently completed a virtual care rotation with the VISN 8 Clinical Contact Center.UCF Students Experience Unique VA Medical Rotation
A unique partnership between the VISN 8 Clinical Contact Center and the University of Central Florida College of Medicine provides medical students the opportunity to learn how to deliver care to Veterans virtually.
A picture of Dr. Veronica Sikka, Chief of Virtual Care, VISN 8 Clinical Contact Center.VA Doctor Receives Top University Award
Dr. Veronica Sikka, Chief of Virtual Care, VISN 8 Clinical Contact Center, was named the University of Central Florida College of Medicine’s “Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year.
Photo of Suzanne M. Klinker, Deputy Network Director for Clinical Contact Center, and Theresa Mont, Chief Nurse, VISN 8 Clinical Contact CenterVISN 8 Clinical Contact Center Wins National Award
The VISN 8 Clinical Contact Center received a national award on September 18 for advancing VHA’s journey to high reliability through demonstration of the administration’s High Reliability Organization (HRO) principles.
Photo of Veronica Jograj-Ortiz, a registered nurse with the VA Caribbean Healthcare System (VACHS).VA Nurses Make Positive Impact in COVID-19 Fight
Nurses Month Spotlight: VA nursing professionals are making a positive impact across Florida, South Georgia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in the fight against COVID-19.
The VA Health Chat App provides easy, secure, online access for Veterans to chat with VA staff when they have health care needs, questions, and more.VA Health Chat App Available to Veterans March 11
Starting March 11, Veterans can use the VA Health Chat app to get virtual urgent care from the VISN 8 Clinical Contact Center. The app is available for Android and IOS devices
Graphic that includes sign that reads "hurricane season."Be Informed. Make a Plan. Be Ready.
In a matter of minutes, the powerful winds produced by a hurricane or tropical storm can rip roofs off buildings, topple trees, cause massive flooding, and even cause death. The time to be prepared is now!
The Veterans Health Library offers 24/7 access to Veteran-focused health information.Veterans Health Library
The Veterans Health Library offers 24/7 access to comprehensive, Veteran-focused health information with fact sheets, videos, guides, interactive quizzes and more.

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