New acute care ward to expand access to inpatient care

VA photographPeggy Kearns, VASNHS Director with VA staff cuts the ribbon for the new acute care ward. The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System expanded...

Health benefits – Open season ends Dec. 10

If you’re a federal employee or military retiree under the Tricare Retiree Dental Program, now is the one opportunity this year to enroll in,...

VA begins Saturday drive-through flu shot clinics in Las Vegas valley

Courtesy photo The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System is committed to ensuring enrolled veterans have access to immunizations this flu season. As such, the healthcare system...

99th MDG protects Nellis against influenza

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. DarbasieMore than 50 Airmen were vaccinated at a 2018-2019 Influenza Campaign vaccination event Oct. 11, 2018,...

Flu vaccine available to enrolled vets at VASNHS sites, Walgreens

Influenza, or flu, is a contagious virus that spreads through coughing or sneezing, and is related to thousands of hospitalizations and deaths every year. Getting...

99th MDG: Backbone of DoD spine surgery

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. SarverLuis Contreras, a contractor orthopedic technician with the U.S. Air Force 99th Medical Group,...

Nellis first base to use Tele-ICU

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. DarbasieCapt. Genevieve Boldin, 99th Inpatient Squadron registered nurse, and Kristine Miller, VA Tele-ICU, operational nurse manager,...

Nellis opens two lactation rooms for breastfeeding moms

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. DarbasieChaplain (Capt.) Sarah Sampas, 99th Air Base Wing Chaplain, holds her child at the Nellis Chapel...

Stop the Bleed teaches crisis care

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. DarbasieTech. Sgt. Shanae Gallashaw, 99th Inpatient Operations Squadron critical care technician, and 1st Lt. Megan Huntley,...

Non-combat-related PTSD counseling offered

Courtesy photographRay, a Vietnam veteran, graduates from Non-PTSD class with a VA Behavioral Health provider. The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System now offers a...