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Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center

 

Local Features

suicide preventionCommunity Education Series
Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center will hold an education class about suicide prevention on May 7, from 6-7 p.m., in the Activity Room of Bldg. 137 at the medical center.
TUSCALOOSA/images/RURALHEALTHOUTSMALL.jpgRural Health Outreach
Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center, in partnership with the Birmingham Vet Center, will hold outreach events for veterans in and around Hamilton and Fayette, Ala., on April 29 and 30 respectively, from 10 a.m. to 2 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.
Extended Hours ClinicsExtended Hours Clinics
There are many Veterans in our community who work full-time jobs during the daytime hours and may not be able to get time away from work for any number of reasons to attend a doctor’s appointment.
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

Sign in front of the garden with the words the healing ground dedicated July 2012Planting Cabbage on Earth Day in a Healing Ground
Hundreds of Veterans have found a safe haven for dealing with a variety of issues in a Walla Walla VA “Healing Ground” garden. Thinking about things with the “clarity of fresh air.”
Veteran Charles Yeager standing next to his award winning muralVeterans and Medical Centers Celebrate Earth Day
Veterans are seeing green as they join VA Medical Centers across the country in a variety of programs to celebrate Earth Day initiatives that help the planet and create a healing environment.
woman reading labels in the grocery storeDo You Know How Much Salt is in that Soup?
With K-rations, you ate what you got. Today, Veterans can make smart decisions about the food they put in their body. Here’s a quick and easy summary of how to read those Nutrition Facts Labels.
92-year-old volunteer Orville Swett World War II Vet Says Volunteering Keeps Him Alive
Ninety-two-year-old Orville Swett, a retired optician, has been volunteering at the VA eye clinic in Daytona Beach for 25 years. His job? Adjusting glasses for Veterans who visit the clinic.
Volunteer Kay Arnold sitting in a banquet roomDedicated Volunteers Serve Veterans for Decades
Volunteering: the ultimate exercise in democracy. We may vote in elections once a year, but when we volunteer, we vote every day for the kind of community we want to live in.
Karen Duddy, Occupational Therapy Supervisor, and Veterans Bill Armstrong  and Olester McNary participate in Doc Talk- a game in which Veterans learn to better communicate with health care providers.How Occupational Therapy Works for You
VA's occupational therapists help Veterans participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities and occupations. Read on to learn how they do it.
older couple doing stretching excercisesNational Public Health Week - Five Days to Health
Veterans, how many times do you exercise per week? Immunizations up to date? When was the last time you got tested for HIV? Here's VA's “Five Days to Health” challenge to help build a healthier you.
A psychologist counsels a coupleGoal: Satisfying Sexual Relationship
Many Veterans struggle with sexuality in their relationships. Two VA psychologists assert that a satisfying sexual relationship strengthens the whole family and it needs to be addressed.
veterans participating in downhill skiing Winter Clinic World-Leader in Adaptive Sports
VA's annual National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic has significantly changed the lives of thousands of disabled Veterans, reminding them of the wonder life still has to offer.
person grabbing a door handle for entryRehab Veterans volunteer for four-week lock down
Unique approach to rehab. At the Topeka VA, a new voluntary alcohol and drug rehab program called 'Fresh Start' requires patients to commit to 30 days of intense therapy in a locked unit.

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