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VA Long Beach Healthcare System

 

Press Releases


2017

Long Beach VA Named for Orange County Medal of Honor Recipient - At 10 a.m. May 10, the VA Long Beach Medical Center will officially be renamed the Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center in honor of Holocaust survivor and Medal of Honor Recipient, Corporal Tibor Rubin. (05/05/2017)

VA Long Beach to Receive Donation and Launch Moonshot Goal for Veterans - VA Long Beach SCI Center was chosen by the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Soldier Strong organization to be the recipient of an Ekso GT exoskeleton device. (03/16/2017)

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2016

New Medical Center Director Named for VA Long Beach - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Walt C. Dannenberg as the new director of the VA Long Beach Healthcare System. (12/16/2016)

VA Long Beach Healthcare System to Celebrate Veterans Day - VA Long Beach Healthcare System will proudly follow the nation in celebrating Veterans Day to honor all the men and women, living or in memory, who made selfless sacrifices to keep America as a free country and also to welcome home our local troops. (11/08/2016)

241st Marine Corps Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony - VA Long Beach Healthcare System will celebrate 241 years of Marine Corps tradition on November 10, 2016, including a cake cutting ceremony performed by the eldest and youngest Marine present. (11/04/2016)

New Fisher House Opens at VA Long Beach - The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for a brand new 16-suite Fisher House at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System Medical Center has been scheduled for Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 11 a.m. (10/18/2016)

Local Warriors Battle Local Waves in an Effort to Leave the Scares of War and Life Behind - Veterans enrolled in VA Long Beach Healthcare System (VALBHS) and the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS), with support from Team Red, White and Blue (team RWB), will take to the waves and leave issues of Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Post-Traumatic Stress and low vision and blindness on the beach. (07/15/2016)

West Coast Students Give up a Day of Summer Vacation to Serve Local Veterans Hospital - VA Long Beach Healthcare System (VALBHS) will host nearly 300 students and their chaperons for a day of service to the Veterans hospital in Long Beach. (06/24/2016)

VA Long Beach Highlighted in Healthcare Equality Index 2016 - VA Long Beach Healthcare System, serving Veterans in Orange and South Los Angeles Counties, as well as Long Beach, has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization. (05/10/2016)

VA Long Beach Celebrates Veteran Survivors of Cancer - VA Long Beach Healthcare System (VALBHS) and more than 200 Veteran cancer survivors, as well as those currently in treatment, will celebrate life after cancer on February 3, 2016. (02/02/2016)

Veterans Embracing Art as Therapy Showcase Masterpieces - VA Long Beach Healthcare System will host its 2016 Veterans Creative Arts Festival and Competition on January 28, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at VA Long Beach Medical Center’s Pantages Theater. (01/22/2016)

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2015

VA Long Beach Announces Sixth Veterans Town Hall - In keeping with VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald’s commitment to improve communication, VA Long Beach Healthcare System and Los Angles Regional Benefits Office, invite Veterans, their family members and community stakeholders for a Town Hall scheduled for Dec. 1, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. (11/13/2015)

VA Long Beach Healthcare System to Celebrate Veterans Day - VA Long Beach Healthcare System will proudly follow the nation in celebrating Veterans Day to honor all the men and women, living or in memory, who made selfless sacrifices to keep America as a free country and also to welcome home our local troops. (11/10/2015)

Groundbreaking for New Fisher House at Long Beach - A groundbreaking ceremony for new Fisher House at VA Long Beach will take place on October 6, 2015 at 11 a.m. The Fisher House in Long Beach will be the eighth Fisher House in the State of California serving our military, Veterans and their families. (10/02/2015)

VA Long Beach Healthcare System to Open Long Term Care Residence - VA Long Beach’s Long Term Care Unit is designed for Veterans that have sustained a spinal cord injury or disorder and are not able to live independently or with family. (09/08/2015)

VA Long Beach to Celebrate Independence Day - VA Long Beach Healthcare System in partnership with the Veterans Independence Day Celebration (VIDC) team, welcomes our Veterans, their families and our community to celebrate the birth of the United States of America as a free nation. (06/26/2015)

VA Begins “Summer of Service” - As part of a nationwide initiative, “Summer of Service”, VA Long Beach Medical Center will open its doors to its community, its Veterans and its local elected officials to see firsthand who we are, what we do, and how they can be a part of the solution. (06/26/2015)

VA Long Beach To Host a Research Fair - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will celebrate 90 years of research excellence during National VA Research Week, May 18-22, 2015. As part of the nationwide observance, the VA Long Beach Healthcare System will conduct a Research Day event on May 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The program will include interactive displays and opportunities to interact with VA Investigators. (05/18/2015)

VA Long Beach Hosts Town Hall to Hear Directly From its Veterans - In keeping with VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald’s commitment to improve communication, VA Long Beach Healthcare System and Los Angles Regional Benefits Office, invite Veterans, their family members, and community stakeholders to join us for a Town Hall on March 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. (03/09/2015)

New Director Named for Desert Pacific Healthcare Network - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Marie Weldon, as the new Director of the VA’s Desert Pacific Healthcare Network. (02/13/2015)

Local Veterans Embrace Art as Therapy and Showcase Masterpieces - Local Veterans who practice art as a therapy will showcase their art pieces and compete for advancement to the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival on Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at VA Long Beach Pantages Theatre. (01/27/2015)

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2014

Veterans Personal Identifiable Information Found During Unrelated Criminal Investigation - Long Beach, California – Local law enforcement officials discovered personal and private information pertaining to 639 Veterans of the Long Beach VA healthcare System during an investigation into unrelated criminal activity. (07/03/2014)

Non-Profit Hosts July 4th Celebration in Partnership with VA Long Beach - Long Beach, California – A Veterans Independence Day Celebration (VIDC) will take place July 4, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the VA Long Beach (5901 East Seventh St. Long Beach, CA 90822). (07/01/2014)

New Medical Center Director Named for Long Beach VA - The Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Fisher, CPA, as the new Director of the VA Long Beach Healthcare System. Fisher will oversee delivery of health care to more than 52,000 Veterans and an operating budget of $464 million. (05/09/2014)

VA2K Walk and Roll Supports Homeless Veterans and Promotes Physical Activity - The VA Long Beach Healthcare System will host a VA2K Walk and Roll on May 21, at 11:30 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans with donated food and clothing items. (05/09/2014)

VA Celebrate 27th Annual Law Enforcement Day - LONG BEACH, Calif., May 1, 2014 – The Long Beach Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center will be honoring those in law enforcement Thursday May 8, 2014 from noon to 2:00 p.m. at the facility on 5901 E. 7th St., Long Beach, California, 90822. (05/01/2014)

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