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VA Long Beach Healthcare System

 

Local Features

Image of a VA Video Connect session seen through a laptop, Android and iPhoneSpeak with a Provider Anywhere
Veterans now have real time access to their health care provider no matter where they are. Veterans now have access to meet with their VA Long Beach health care provider from anywhere.
Photo of the new Lab RoomNew Location for Blood Tests
Effective July 1, Veterans coming in for blood tests should go to Room 1W102 by the entrance of Bldg. 126, instead of the second floor. This larger room fits more blood draw stations compliant with social distancing.
ImageCOVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing
VA Long Beach Healthcare System has started offering COVID-19 drive-thru testing by appointment. Veterans already enrolled in VA health care can schedule their appointments to be tested by calling 562-826-5151.
Photo of the five LVNs and lead RN supporting VA’s Fourth Mission accepted by VA Long BeachTogether We Will Win
As part of VA’s Fourth Mission, VA Long Beach accepted the mission assignment from the California Department of Public Health to support a nursing home with a surge in coronavirus disease 2019 among its residents.
Red background and a door signage stating “We are hiring”Answer the Call
VA Long Beach Healthcare System is looking for mission-driven clinicians to join our fight against COVID-19. We are looking for candidates who are available to work immediately.
Photo of the Vietnam War Veterans lapel pin.National Vietnam War Veterans Day
March 29 is National Vietnam War Veterans Day. It’s a day to reflect and recognize the countless sacrifices made by those 9 million Americans who wore the uniform during this era, from November 1, 1955 to May 7, 1975.
Drawing of a telephone speaking the word “change”Our Phone Menu has Changed
VA Long Beach has switched its phone systems, and callers are now required to dial the number 1 prior to the four-digit extension. Before, a 2 was required prior to the four-digit extension.
Image of an apple trying to dress like an onion to confuse another appleAct on fact, not rumor!
We are being overwhelmed with information about how to address the COVID-19 virus. Unfortunately, much of the information is not accurate or safe, and some cases very dangerous. Please stay informed.
Image of the COVID-19 virusFirst Case of COVID-19
VA Long Beach Healthcare System is caring for its first case of a positive COVID-19 Veteran. Our teams are ready, we are prepared, and we are dedicated to providing the best care possible.
Image of someone using a laptop to communicateCOVID-19 Updates
VA Long Beach hasn’t had a case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), but it has put in place new procedures to reduce the risk of transmission. Everyone plays a role in keeping Veterans, staff, and visitors safe.

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