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Charleston VAMC Director Scott Isaacks gets his flu shot on Sept. 21.Get your flu shot
Ralph H. Johnson VAMC Director Scott Isaacks shares a message about the importance of receiving your flu shot this year. A season of both influenza and COVID-19 could have a serious impact on our Veterans.
Fresh zucchini, corn, and apples distributed to Veterans.Free produce for Veterans
On July 28, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center hosted its first curbside Fresh Xpress Produce Distribution for Veterans, serving 181 Veterans with 280 boxes totaling more than 5,600 pounds produce.
Charleston VAMC received the Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Award.Charleston VAMC receives resuscitation gold award
Charleston VAMC received the Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association.
Carriage House renovations at the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC Fisher House were completed in July 2020 with donated funds from Friends of Fisher House Charleston. Photo by James Arrowood.Community Support for Fisher House Charleston
Friends of Fisher House Charleston supports the Charleston VAMC Fisher House with donations that have funded major projects and everyday items for guests. The third-party non-profit is an important community partner.
Safety Service staff at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center. Photo by James Arrowood.Charleston VA wins environmental excellence award
The Ralph H. Johnson VAMC was recently named as one of the top 25 Environmental Excellence Award winners by Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization for environmental sustainability in health care.
71-year-old U.S. Navy Veteran Liz Crotty won gold at the Virtual National Veterans Golden Age Games in the cycling competition. Photo provided by Liz Crotty.Gold medalist at 71
At 71-years-old, Navy Veteran and Ralph H. Johnson VAMC patient Liz Crotty is adding “gold medalist” to her list of accomplishments. She placed first in cycling at the National Veterans Golden Age Games.
Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center's Summer Youth Program will be virtual for summer 2020.Summer Youth Volunteers go virtual
This week, Charleston VAMC's annual Summer Youth Program kicked-off with one big change—this year’s program is virtual. While the students won’t be in the hospital, their work will still have an impact on Veterans.
building exteriorCharleston VA nurses lend a helping hand
Helping Veterans is the first mission of VA, but the mission extends beyond medical centers and clinics. VA’s “Fourth Mission” is to improve response to war, terrorism, national emergencies, and natural disasters.
woman helping man on computerHealtheVet Provides Access to Care
Veterans can maintain care is through My HealtheVet, a web-based portal where Veterans can schedule appointments, refill prescriptions, view health records and send secure messages to providers and health care teams.
3D printed face shieldHealthcare Technology Vital in Fight Against COVID
There are many healthcare heroes on the frontlines in the fight against the coronavirus -- doctors, nurses, pharmacists, caregivers. Many others are providing much-needed expertise and ingenuity behind the scenes.

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