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G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center

Details: Coronavirus. COVID-19 vaccines: To get the latest updates and sign up to stay informed about COVID-19 vaccines, visit our vaccine information page. For VA-specific information: Read our coronavirus FAQs and public health response, or use our coronavirus chatbot. Prepare for a visit: Everyone entering our facilities is screened, and visitors are limited. . Face coverings are manda

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New Travel Reimbursement System for Veterans

Details: Visit AccessVA, select submit a travel claim, and logon using a DS Log on account. A DS Logon is an ID issued by DoD that will allows Veterans and caregivers to access many VA and DoD sites with one user username and password.

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G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery Department of Veterans Affairs

Details: From the Jackson International Airport. From the airport, take Airport Road to I-20 and take the Jackson (I-20 East) exit. Continue on I-20 East to the I-55 North exit and take I-55 North to the Woodrow Wilson Avenue exit (This exit is taken from the far left lane).

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A to Z List of Services

Details: A to Z List of Services. G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center offers a variety of health services to meet the needs of our nation's Veterans.

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Jackson VA Reaches Vaccine Milestone

Details: The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center administered its first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on December 22, 2020. Since then, both Veterans and key hospital staff have been vaccinated, reaching 10,000 doses administered on February 17, 2021.

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Jackson VA Staff Serving on the Frontlines

Details: Jackson VA staff doing their part to help Veteran and civilian patients fighting novel coronavirus by serving on the frontlines. Their efforts are part of VA’s national initiative to exercise its Fourth Mission of aiding local communities and health care facilities when called upon in times of national emergency.

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Jackson VAMC Doctor Implants Alcon PanOptix lens

Details: On Oct. 28, 2019, under the supervision of a staff physician Jeffrey St. John, MD (Senior Chief Resident), implanted the Alcon PanOptix lens, a multifocal premium intraocular lens that offers distance, intermediate, and near vision correction post cataract extraction.

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Jackson VA Medical Center celebrates National Veterans and

Details: Community Living Center residents will travel to Vicksburg to attend a special dinner hosted by the Elks Bingo for Community Living Center residents, sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary November 16

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Veterans Signals (VSignals) Survey

Details: Help us serve you better by telling us about your recent visit to the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center, or one of our seven Outpatient Clinics, by completing the Veterans Signals (VSignals) Survey.

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Getting to Know Your Local VA HPDP Program Manager

Details: Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.

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Jackson VA’s Family Fun Day Reunites Siblings

Details: Originally on July 9, Curtis Jr. and Pamela were to travel to Wiggins, MS, for a family reunion (with Pamela’s family), but it was postponed due to COVID-19. Curtis Jr. now believes that the family reunion being postponed was so they could come in August instead.

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Minority Veterans Program Manager

Details: Ken is a retired Master Sergeant and served on active duty in the U.S. Army for 20 years. He began his VA career in February 2014 and has served in various roles including Assistant Chief of Veterans Canteen Services, Administrative Officer of the Day and Supervisor of Eligibility, Enrollment & Travel.

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Jackson VA is Distribution Center for Burial Flags

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Details: According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.9 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs.The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.

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Jackson VA Partners with the University

Details: Using the concept of a Dedicated Education Unit (DEU), first developed in Australia in response to aid in clinical nurse education, students from the University of Mississippi School of Nursing (SON) will be paired with a registered nurse (RN) in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) while completing 72 clinical hours.

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Vietnam Blue Water Navy Veterans

Details: VA extends Agent Orange presumption to ‘Blue Water Navy’ Veterans. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is preparing to process Agent Orange exposure claims for “Blue Water Navy” Veterans who served offshore of the Republic of Vietnam between Jan. 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975.. These Veterans may be eligible for presumption of herbicide exposure through Public Law 116-23, Blue

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United South and Eastern Tribes Annual Meeting

Details: G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center and VA Regional Benefits Office leadership and staff were invited to speak at the United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc. (USET) Annual Meeting and 50 th Anniversary Celebration November 5-6, 2019, in Choctaw, Mississippi. Staff discussed Veterans health care and benefits available to Native American Veterans with 26 Tribal Nations Committee …

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Students Work in Jackson VA's Food Pantry

Details: Each Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., young adults from Rankin County School District’s Phase II Transitional Program arrive at the Medical Center to begin their work day serving Veterans by working in the Voluntary Services Freedom Foods Food Pantry.

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Minority Veterans Program Manager

Details: Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.

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Classes Offered to Improve Your Health

Details: Classes to Improve Your Health . In addition to the Move!Weight Management Program, did you know we offer Yoga and Tai Chi Classes?If you are interested in joining one of these classes, ask you primary care physician for a referral.

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Under Secretary of Memorial Affairs Presents Award

Details: Under Secretary of Memorial Affairs, Randy Reeves, was in Collins, Mississippi, October 11, 2019, to present the Operational Excellence Award to the Kilmichael (Missisippi) Veterans Memorial Cemetery Staff for their perfect score on their last inspection. The presentation took place during the Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board monthly meeting.

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We Are Hiring Registered Nurses

Details: The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson Mississippi is hiring Registered Nurses. We are looking for those nurses who have a passion for nursing and a desire to take care of those who have taken care of us.

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Focused on You August Edition

Details: Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.

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VA Nurse Steps Up to Honor Veteran with no Family

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Outpatient Pharmacy Information

Details: Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.

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RN Transition-to-Practice (TTP) Residency Program

Details: Since 2011, the Veterans Health Administration required that each VA Medical Center establish and maintain Registered Nurse (RN) Transition-to-Practice (TTP)/Residency Programs if they hire post-graduate RN’s with less than one year of professional nursing experience.

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Fall is the Start of Flu Season

Details: It’s that time of year again! Fall is the start of flu season. Get a flu shot to protect yourself and those around you. Veterans enrolled in VA health care may get a free flu shot at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center or one of the VA Community-based Outpatient Clinics.

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Mass Enrollment for Mississippi National Guard

Details: On October 19 and 26, staff from the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center partnered with staff from Health Eligibility Center (HEC) for two mass enrollment events at Camp Shelby and Camp McCain to enroll and educate Mississippi National Guard members with the 155 th Armored Brigade Combat Team (the largest unit in the Mississippi National Guard) on VA health care and …

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Huddle Boards Used to Maximize Positive Change

Details: VISN 16 Systems Redesign Coordinator, Sissy Stokes, visited the Medical Center on October 10, 2019, to provide in-service training to staff on the huddle board concept, format and use of huddle boards to maximize positive change within the organization.

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Robot-Assisted Surgery

Details: The VA medical center in Jackson, Mississippi, recently acquire the da Vinci Xi Surgical System. The system is designed to advance the technology used in minimally invasive surgery.

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