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Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center

Local Features

Thank YouEmployee Appreciation
Veterans and their family members often send numerous letters of praise and gratitude to the Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Here are a few letters we would like to share.
Rural HealthRural Health Outreach
Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center, in partnership with the Birmingham Vet Center, will hold an outreach event for veterans in and around Hamilton, Ala., on May 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Marion Regional Medical Center
Minute ClinicMinute Clinic
Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center announced beginning October 1, the walk-in “Minute Clinic” will have new hours, now opening at 8 a.m. rather than 8:30 a.m., and closing at 3:30 p.m. rather than 4 p.m.
VA's Blueprint for ExcellenceBlueprint for Excellence
The lessons I’ve learned about mission-driven corporations, strong institutional values, and good management practices —we’ve wasted no time in developing a healthcare “Blueprint for Excellence.”
/TUSCALOOSA/images/call center small .jpgTVAMC Call Center
The Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center has launched a new and improved Call Center. Our goal is to provide exceptional customer service to Veterans and their families.
web site redesignWe Have A New Look!
Our new look is designed to help you easily and quickly access information with intuitive and easy-to-use navigation. We know that you consider this website our front door. And we want you to feel welcome.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Women Veterans Call Center EmployeeVA invites Women Veterans to Chat Online
The Women Veterans Call Center has a new online, one-to-one chat function. Women Veterans can chat online anonymously via text with a trained woman representative, many of whom are Veterans.
Veteran throwing Javelin at Golden Age GamesVeteran Golden Age Games Underway in Detroit
Golden Age Games - it is about the rehabilitation value that wellness and fitness provide in the lives of older Veterans and a good time, competition and fellowship with other Veterans.
Image of Veteran outdoors with friends and his horseDying Veteran Emotional Last Request
Paralyzed by a bullet to his spine in Vietnam combat, Roberto Gonzalez still found many things to enjoy in life. His favorite was his horses. Near the end of his life, he had one last request.
Veteran competeing in Wheelchair games in an Archery match. Wheelchair Games are about Living Healthy Lives
All this week VA and the Paralyzed Veterans of America are hosting the National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Veterans will participate in 18 wheelchair sports events in Salt Lake City.
Image of a Monarch butterfly on a flowerButterflies Symbolize Hope for Paralyzed Veterans
In early May about 30 patients and staff gathered on the front patio of the Milwaukee Veteran Affairs Spinal Cord Injury building to witness a special ceremony: the release of hundreds of butterflies.
Male Veteran walking down a rural road surrounded by treesPTSD Help with Cognitive Processing Therapy
After 17 months in Iraq he came home and felt he was drifting through life. After he was diagnosed with PTSD, he entered a VA treatment program called Cognitive Processing Therapy. It worked for him.
Two VA Doctors with their VA Patient after surgery Veteran has Tongue Cancer Surgery Home in 3 Days
Warren, an Army Veteran, had surgery for a cancerous tongue tumor. He spent only three days in the hospital. Read how VA surgeons solve complex problems with minimally invasive procedures.
 Image of a male volunteer handing out clothes to a male Veteran. I was addicted and homeless. The VA took me in.
Vietnam Veteran Mike Doherty was homeless and addicted to pain killers and alcohol. He had hit bottom with no place to turn. But then a good friend drove him to the Pittsburgh VA.
World MS Day, 25 May 2016 - LogoYou get to choose how you will handle MS.
Read the inspirational words of an Air Force Veteran who eloquently describes how he lives every day with Multiple Sclerosis. His courage and resolve serve as a valuable example to us all.
Fictional image of neurons of light firing in the brainA Smart Home for Veterans with Brain Injuries
Among the many remarkable advances being studied by VA researchers is a “smart home” for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury. Technology tracks the Veterans and helps them relearn basic skills.

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