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#VetResources is a weekly newsletter for Veterans, their Families, Caregivers and Survivors.
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A Flu Shot Can Save Lives

Find out where to get your flu shot–either at a VA medical center or at community care providers and pharmacies–and remember to continue wearing a face covering, practicing social distancing, and washing your hands often. 

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Virtual Events This Week

Sept. 10 – Pledge To Prevent: Action to End Veteran Suicide with Kevin Hines
Sept. 10 – San Antonio / Austin Virtual Career Fair for Veterans
Sept. 11 – VA Suicide Prevention Month Series celebrating the Art, Music & Poetry
Sept. 15 – VA Privacy Matters Symposium
Sept. 15 – Disaster and Hazard Readiness 101
Sept. 15 – Johnson & Johnson Hiring Veterans
Sept. 16 – Women Veteran Series: Transitioning, Employment, Building a Business

Sept. 16 – Women Veteran Series: Transitioning, Employment, Building a Business

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Find Resources to Help You Cope with Issues Related to Flashbacks


Veterans Wellness Guide: Make Every Day Your Best Day!

Self-care is more important now than ever, and there are simple things we can do every day to improve our quality of life. 

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Be One of the 45,000 New Employees VA Hires Each Year


Army Veteran Tony Temerario: 9/11 Responder and Current AT&T Executive

Green Beret Veteran Tony Temerario talks about his experiences in the military and on the scene at the Pentagon after 9/11 when he helped re-established communications for first responders.

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Student Veterans: Apply for Virtual Leadership Training in September


Tele-urgent Care Video Service Saves Visits to the ER

Veterans find that VA’s telehealth virtual video appointments are valuable during this time of social distancing, and can even be used to save them a trip to the Emergency Room. 

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Precision Oncology Improves Veterans’ Cancer Care

VA has been a leader in cancer research and treatment for over 90 years, and now its National Precision Oncology Program provides targeted cancer care for Veterans based on their genetic profiles. 

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Online Recruiting Event: San Antonio/Austin Virtual Career Fair 

Register now to connect directly with employers nationwide, experience fast turn-around time from interview to hiring, and learn more about jobs that are open now and education options for Veterans. This virtual event is on Thursday, September 10 from 12:00-4:00 (ET).

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No Veteran Should Be Without a Place to Call Home

Free Help for Homeless Veterans Dial 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838) for 24/7 access to VA services for homeless and at-risk Veterans

Homeless Veteran Chat Confidential, 24/7 online support for homeless Veterans and friends

https://www.va.gov/homeless for more information


Are You a Veteran in Crisis or Concerned About One? 

Did you know that VA offers same day services in Primary Care and Mental Health at 172 VA Medical Centers across the country? Make the Connection Resource Locator

Contact the Veterans Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255 and press 1, Chat, or Text 838255.)


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