Latest VA Press Releases

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From: Bob Borka <>
Date: May 22, 2020 at 8:21:38 AM PDT
Subject: FW: VA recent press releases

Bob Borka

From: Emmet, Bronwyn
Sent: Friday, May 22, 2020 11:15 AM
Subject: VA recent press releases

See below for links to news releases sent out over the last week.

VA lead facilities reintroduce health care services while ensuring safe environment – U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert Wilkie announced the department will begin to reintroduce health care services in select VA facilities May 18, as states reopen from COVID-19 shutdowns. (5/18/20)

VA encourages donations to help homeless Veterans or those at risk of homelessness during COVID-19 pandemic – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today a new initiative requesting the public to make donations to help provide emergency relief and facilitate remote access to health care for Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. (5/18/20)

VA, multiple agencies launch Joint Mortgage and Housing Assistance website for Americans impacted by COVID-19 – To ensure homeowners and renters have current and accurate housing assistance information during the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today, along with several other agencies, launched a new unified mortgage and housing assistance website.  (5/15/20)

VA launches clinical trial for Veterans with COVID-19 based on prostate cancer drug – Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) began a new clinical trial to test a Food and Drug Administration-approved prostate cancer drug as a potential treatment for male Veterans with COVID-19. (5/15/20)

Wishing you the best over this Memorial Day weekend!

Bronwyn Emmet
Public Affairs Specialist
National Veterans Outreach Office
Department of Veterans Affairs
LVA Class of 2017  

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