Veterans PTSD Panel

Local Veterans will talk candidly about their struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder as part of a virtual panel discussion set for Wednesday, June 2. The discussion, to take place over Zoom, is hosted by the Southeastern Wisconsin Task Force on Veteran Suicide Prevention and the Milwaukee VA Medical Center. It will begin at noon and […]

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Milwaukee VA Needs Volunteer Drivers to Take Patients to Appointments

The Milwaukee VA Medical Center is seeking volunteer drivers to take patients back and forth to their hospital appointments. The Disabled American Veterans, which oversees the driving program, needs volunteers for the Racine, Kenosha, Waukesha, and Milwaukee area. The program is set up to give free rides to patients for their hospital appointments at the […]

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Milwaukee VA lowers age threshold for COVID vaccinations to those 60 and older, offers Saturday walk-in clinic

The Milwaukee VA Medical Center is expanding COVID-19 vaccinations to include those enrolled veterans age 60 and older and is offering a walk-in clinic on Saturday, March 6.  Previously, the threshold had been ages 65 and older.  The medical center is reaching out directly to schedule appointments. Veterans using VEText will start seeing appointment requests via text message on their mobile devices beginning Tuesday, […]

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Milwaukee VA will hold one more 2-day walk-in COVID vaccine clinic

The Milwaukee VA Medical Center will host additional COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 23. and 24, for enrolled veterans, 65 and older or on dialysis, receiving chemotherapy, or are homeless and who receive care at the medical center or its community clinics.  The walk-in clinics will be open 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to […]