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graphic with a photo of a smiling Black women with box braids in a bun on the top of their head, wearing a dark grey jacketThe future of women’s health is in your genes
The future of women’s health is in your genes, and we need your help. Join these women Veterans in VA’s genetic research program, one of the largest in the world, to help give comrades the best of tomorrow’s medicine.
graphic for World No Tobacco Day with a photo of a person in a blue shirt using a cell phoneDon’t stop trying. Try stopping.
If you smoke, dip, or chew tobacco and want to quit: don’t stop trying. Try stopping. No matter how many times it takes, VA will work with you to find the combination of options that are right for you.
photo of a black man with a grey beard and glasses standing near a window talking on a cell phoneTelephone Lifestyle Coaching for Veterans
Want to improve your health on your own time? Minneapolis VA offers Telephone Lifestyle Coaching for Veterans who want to enhance their health without driving to the VA. Coaches are available evenings and weekends!
graphic with teal background that read Mental Health Month 1 Step TodayMental Health Month
Your mental health is essential to your overall health. We are offering a series of virtual events promoting mental health awareness; they are free and open to Veterans, their family and friends. Join us throughout May!
medical centerReturning to Normal Outpatient Operations
Minneapolis VA is returning to normal outpatient operations at our main facility and VA Community Clinics. We encourage you to contact your health care team so we can partner to optimize your health.
medical centerA Message from Minneapolis VA Director
Consistent with our VA ICARE Values, we are all champions of solidarity, diversity, and inclusion. It’s in our mission to stand against intolerance in all its forms.
Graphic with tan background and the US Army seal; it reads My Life. My Story.My Life, My Story by Gordon
"I've had a good life. I've had a good marriage. I've been fortunate. It's been beautiful, and tomorrow's going to be beautiful." Read Veteran Gordon's My Life, My Story.
Closeup photo of a person getting the flu vaccine in the armFighting Flu Together
Getting a flu shot this fall is more important than ever! Reduce your risk of flu and help prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed by patients with the flu or coronavirus.
George Johnson, manager of the Minneapolis VA’s Green Environmental Management System program standing in front of the Minneapolis VA medical centerMinneapolis VA Receives Multiple EPA Awards
The Minneapolis VA received the EPA’s top award for environmentally preferable purchasing practices in FY 2019 by decreasing its printer and copier paper purchases by 31 percent from the previous year.
Graphic with tan background and the US Marine Corps and Navy seals; it reads My Life. My Story.My Life, My Story by Jean
"For my 16th birthday, he rented a one engine airplane. We flew up north and had lunch. That’s when I knew what I wanted to do with my life – I wanted to fix airplanes." Read Veteran Jean's My Life, My Story.

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