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The Public Affairs Office serves as the focal point for official communications between the Minneapolis VA Health Care System and the media.

Members of the media may contact:


Press Releases

Press releases are located on the Press Releases page, click "News & Events" and then "Press Releases" on the left navigation bar.

Media Policy

  • All requests will be cleared through the PAO prior to any interviews
    (telephone or face-to-face).
  • Photographs or videotapes of patients, employees, volunteers
    and visitors for release through news media will be arranged through the Public Affairs Office. 
  • Media will be escorted at all times during their visit by medical center staff.
  • When media representatives arrive unannounced, the PAO or VA police will be notified.
  • After hours media requests should be referred to the PAO (through the telephone operator) or the AOD
  • National news media require approval by VA Office of Media Relations before interview with local subject matter expert. Call OMR at (202) 461-7600 or email


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