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40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games
VA and Paralyzed Veterans of America are proud to team up with the VA NYHHS to host the 40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG) in New York City this August 7-14, 2021.
iBOT® Personal Mobility DeviceiBOT® PMD Donation
Twenty-five iBOT® Personal Mobility Devices will be donated to VA's Spinal Cord Injuries and Disorders Centers (SCI/D Center). Three VA Medical Centers in NY/NJ VA Health Care Network to receive an iBOT®.
Edmund Rosenblum waits for his COVID-19 vaccination.From Omaha Beach to the frontline of COVID
Over the weekend, the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System had the privilege of administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to 100-year-old WWII Veteran and Holocaust survivor Edmund “Eddie” Rosenblum.
Emiliana Ventura and her husband, Lt. Col. Miguel A. Ventura-Mercado (ret.)92 year-old Army nurse receives COVID vaccine
Monday morning, 92-year-old Emiliana Ventura, a former pediatric RN with the Army Nurse Corps, became the first outpatient to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at New York Harbor.
Photo of the AstraZeneca vaccine clinical trial study team at VA NY Harbor Healthcare System.VA NY Harbor selected for COVID-19 vaccine trial
The VA New York (NY) Harbor Healthcare System is offering a clinical trial at their Manhattan Campus for the COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by Astra-Zeneca. Veterans who receive care at any VA can enroll.
Dr. Glasberg and William Alvarez at Toptracer Golf Course.To “adapt and overcome” is par for the course
VA New York Harbor Healthcare System's prosthetics team - and the Veterans they serve - adapt to physical distancing amid COVID-19 by pursuing new sports and physical activities.
Art therapist broadcasting showKeeping our Vets connected
“It was important to us … that we figured out new ways to not just keep them connected, but to keep them involved,” said Sarah Stein, chief of recreation at the Community Living Center.
'Be There''Be There' for Veterans
Preventing Veteran suicide remains a top priority for VA New York Harbor Healthcare System as we recognize September as Suicide Prevention Month and highlight VA’s Be There campaign.
To end Veteran homelessnessGrant to NYC helps homeless Veterans
Homeless and at-risk Veterans are benefitting from a grant from VA New York Harbor Healthcare System to New York City’s Department of Homeless Services. VA’ GPD Program funds 154 beds for Veterans in need.
Photo of a computer and a hand holding a cell phone.Stay Well and Well Informed – Update Your EMAIL
If COVID taught us anything, it is that keeping you informed is among the most important ways to keep you healthy by providing you with the latest information VA has to offer.

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