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A couple holding handsIPV in the LGBTQ+ Community
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a serious, preventable public health issue that affects millions of Americans. It describes physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse.
Hand holding light bulb against nature on green leaf with icons energy sources for renewable, sustainable development.VAPAHCS Wins Sustainability Awards
Sustainability is at the heart of our healing mission here at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System – and we’re proud to share that our sustainability strategies have won us a national award.
Bottles of prescription medicine in a pileFive Myths About Psychiatric Medications
Psychiatric medications, also known as psychotropic medications, are a group of medications used to treat and manage mental illness. We discuss some common myths surrounding these medications.
Rainbow dog tagsVAPAHCS Celebrates LGBT Veterans in June
We want all Veterans to be comfortable walking into our facilities and talking with VA providers. VA has made great effort to ensure LGBT Veterans are receiving the proper access and care they deserve.
VAPAHCS Director Thomas J. Fitzgerald III and Police Chief Martin SizemoreA Message from VAPAHCS Director and Police Chief
There is no denying 2020 has been a tough year and we are just into June. However, VA Palo Alto Health Care System has remained a rock for our Veterans amid the chaos that surrounds us.
Veterans Tele-Town HallVAPAHCS Veterans Tele-Town Hall
VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) will host a Veterans Tele-Town Hall on Monday, June 8, 2020, from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (PT). Veterans will be able to learn about operational updates and ask questions.
Young woman with symptom of hearing loss on color backgroundMay is Better Hearing and Speech Month
This year during the COVID-19 pandemic we want to focus on how individuals with communication disorders manage face masks. Masking can reduce the intensity of what people can hear.
Five military branchesNational Military Appreciation Month
May is National Military Appreciation Month. It is a symbol of unity, honoring today’s military men and women, Veterans and those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of freedom.
Public Service Recognition Week logoPublic Service Recognition Week
Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) is celebrated the first week of May since 1985 to honor the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees.
Nursing staffNational Nurses Week – May 6-12, 2020
During National Nurses Recognition Week we are honoring and celebrating our nursing professionals across the continuum. It is our pleasure to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the VAPAHCS nursing workforce.

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