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Today Show host, Craig Melvin, conducts an interview at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.NBC’s Today Show visits Charleston VA
The RHJ VAMC will be featured on NBC’s Today Show next week. Host Craig Melvin visited the Charleston VA yesterday and met with both VA staff and Veterans to discuss emerging technology and providing care for Veterans.
98-year-old WWII Veteran John Dempsey receives with COVID-19 vaccination at the North Charleston VA Outpatient Clinic on Feb. 1, 2021.COVID-19 vaccinations at N. Charleston VA Clinic
On Feb. 1, 2021 the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center opened a portion of its new North Charleston VA Outpatient Clinic, located at 6450 Rivers Ave., to serve as a temporary COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Veterans.
William Swinton, a U.S. Navy Veteran and Community Living Center resident, was the first Veteran to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC on Dec. 22, 2020.Charleston VAMC begins COVID-19 vaccination
The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center began COVID-19 vaccinations with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 22, 2020 to health care personnel and Veterans residing in their Community Living Center.
VFW Post 1084 and Country Lakes unloads a donation of more than 1,000 pounds of shelf-stable food for the Curbside Delivery Program for Veterans in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.Charleston VA wins Shark Tank Competition
Out of more than 400 entries, Charleston VAMC was selected as one of the winners of the 2020 Veterans Health Administration Shark Tank Competition for their Voluntary Service Curbside Delivery Program.
StrokeCharleston VA receives SCDHEC Stroke Designation
Charleston VAMC recently achieved the Primary Stroke Center Designation from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and is currently the only VA in the state with that designation.
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.

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