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photo of a person with short, gray hair using a tablet computerAccess VA Care from Home
VA virtual care options can make it easier and safer to receive care from your providers. Here are some ways to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) by accessing VA care virtually.
computer rendoring of CoronavirusCancellation of Elective Surgeries and Procedures
Out of an abundance of caution due to COVID-19 and to limit the risk of exposure to patients and staff, Minneapolis VA Health Care System is cancelling all elective surgeries and procedures.
photo showing the front of the Minneapolis VA medical center buildingChanges to Visitor Policy
We care deeply about the safety and well-being of our Veterans, visitors and staff. As a result, we need to implement a visitor policy to minimize exposure and provide guidance for all of you in these challenging times.
photo showing the front of the Minneapolis VA medical center buildingScreening Process
To keep Veterans, employees, volunteers and visitors safe, we have set up Coronavirus screening areas at our Medical Center and VA Community Clinics.
photo of a man facing away from the camera looking at postersMinneapolis VA to Host Vietnam Veteran Recognition
POSTPONED: Our Veterans' health and well being is our top priority. Due to recent increased Infectious disease precautions we are postponing this event. Stay tuned for future event announcements.
grey and blue graphic showing an outline of the upper midwest US with text for Iron Mountain, MI, Minneapolis, St. Cloud, MN, Fargo, ND, and Sioux Falls, SDCommunity Care Delivery Under New VA Contract
VA will transition community health care delivery to local Veterans under the VA Community Care Network, a contract vehicle used to purchase care for Veterans in their community eligible under MISSION Act requirements.
white text that reads Open House inside a blue box, black and white photo of the Shakopee VA Community Clinic in backgroundShakopee VA Clinic Open House & Virtual Town Hall
The Shakopee VA Community Clinic, in Shakopee, MN, will hold an Open House and Virtual Town Hall with Minneapolis VA leadership on Feb. 27, 2020, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
hospital room with mammogram equipment and two screens showing nature scenesSensorySuite Reduces Mammogram Pain and Anxiety
Minneapolis VA has created a special room for mammograms that stimulates the senses to reduce anxiety and pain. Join us on Feb. 12 for a walk-in Mammogram Screening Event at the Medical Center from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
two people standing in the back row with two people sitting in chairs in front rowAnnie Supports Self-Management of Chemo Symptoms
Veterans with cancer who undergo aggressive therapies often endure adverse effects. A team at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center in Minnesota decided to enlist the help of Annie – VA’s new automated text messaging system.
large, blue, metal container with the word "medsafe" in white letters on the frontMinneapolis VA Starts Medication Take-Back Program
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System is starting a new safety initiative to help Veterans, their families and VA staff safely dispose of unwanted and unneeded medications.

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