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Beckley VA Medical Center

Local Features

Proposed mobile clinic interior sample set-upMercer County Mobile Clinic
Responding to Veteran demand, VA Announces plans for a mobile clinic slated for Mercer County, W.Va., to be managed by Beckley VAMC when it opens near the Princeton Vet center next spring.
A sample of the new redesign.We’ve Re-Designed Our Entire Website for You!
Our new look is designed to help you easily and quickly access information with intuitive and easy-to-use navigation. This redesign is based on feedback from Veterans and VA facilities around the country.
Soldiers and their families enjoyed a meal together Sunday at the West Virginia National Guard Armory2012 Welcome Home
Beckley VA Medical Center hosts annual celebration to honor Veterans and their families
Veterans participating in the wheelchair games opening ceremonySouthern West Virginia Veteran Competes in Wheelchair Games
Stephen Hudson from McDowell County, West Virginia, competes at the world's largest annual wheelchair sports competition - The 32nd Annual Wheelchair Games. Hudson bought home a Gold medal in weightlifting. He lost both of his legs due to blood clots, but is working hard toovercome the challenges of his disability.
holding handsOrgan Transplant Support Group
Don't take your organs to heaven. Heaven knows we need them here. - Organ and tissue donor bumper sticker Every third Monday at the Beckley VA Medical Center, a local support group for organ transplant recipients and their families meet to discuss topics from lifelong antirejection medications and their side effects to the spiritual and social issues of organ donation and receipt.
Caregivers, men and women, luncheonCaregiving: VA recognizes the Labor of Love
Caregivers are family members and loved ones who provide care for Veterans living with the effects of war, disability, chronic illness, or aging. They deserve VA’s highest level of support. Caregivers are the critical link to ensuring Veterans have the highest quality care and optimal wellness. VA values the sacrifices caregivers make to help Veterans remain at home and Beckley VA Medical Center wants our caregivers to know that we are here to support them with resources, tools, answers, and a listening ear. Last month during National Family Caregiver Month Beckley VA Medical Center treated caregivers to a spa day and a special luncheon.
pharmacy, female, medicationsBeckley VAMC Celebrates National Pharmacy Week
Ever wonder who makes sure that you get the right medication? During National Pharmacy Week, the Beckley VAMC pharmacy staff provides patients with an opportunity to learn and ask questions about common Over-the-Counter cough and cold medications. Students from the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy will aid Veterans in making proper over-the-counter choices.
Nurse providing Veterans with EducationBeckley VAMC's Rural Health Team
Beckley VAMC's Rural Health Team has been hitting the road in search of Veterans who are eligible for VA health care and in need of health education for their chronic health conditions.
nurse assisting telephone callers with health related issuesNurse Helpline Available Around The Clock
Staff of the VISN 6 Network Telephone Care Program assist callers with after-hours health related issues.
Woman Veteran Kathy Maynor at workSalute Women Veterans
Hiding in disguise at the Beckley VA Medical Center is a "super" woman and in honor of Women's History Month, her true identity is revealed

From the Veterans Health Administration

HealtheVet New Home pageMy HealtheVet has a New Look - Check it Out!
The next generation of My HealtheVet is here, and we think you will like what you see! The new site was recently redesigned with new colors and a cleaner look. Check it out today!
Veteran and volunteer in golf kartNational Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament
The National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament, being held this week in Iowa City, Iowa, gives disabled Veterans an opportunity to learn new skills and strengthen their self-esteem.
Veteran Daniel Glanz shows off the new prosthetic hand, an iLimb QuantumVeteran Receives High-tech Prosthetic Hand
Afghanistan Veteran Daniel Glanz has a brand new prosthetic hand, an iLimb Quantum, with functions that are programmable with a smartphone app and can change functions with a simple gesture.
Veteran Alexandrea Gries and her service dog ShermanVeteran talks about suicide to help other Veterans
Combat Veteran Alexandrea Gries shares her experiences with Veterans to help them overcome their obstacles and issues. “VA is probably the single biggest reason why I'm still alive.”
Richard Weaver, Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist and Dr. Izzat Shah, M.D. Helping Hands for Healthy Hearts for PA Veterans
At the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, the new cardiac catheterization suite offers state-of-the-art care for area Veterans close to home. Less travel and loved ones by their side.
Potted plants on displayVeteran Shares Green Thumb Hobby with Fellow Vets
An Iraq war Veteran tells his story of post-combat struggles and how Veterans Affairs health care professionals helped him commit to a better life and share his green thumb hobby.
Female soldier standing in front of American FlagVeteran Sexual Trauma Victims: You Are Not Alone
After Mary experienced Military Sexual Trauma, she was afraid to report it. She thought she was alone. She got help at VA and now wants to get the word out to other Veterans about MST coordinators.
Dr. Schutzer conducting researchVeterans Find Prostate Cancer Cure at McGuire
Veterans across America travel to McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond for treatment of moderate to aggressive forms of prostate cancer using “brachytherapy” a much better option for Veterans.
Doctor and patient shaking hands10 Things About The Veterans Choice Program
Here's all the information about the Veterans Choice Program. Find out if you are eligible to receive health care from a community provider. How is the 40-mile calculation determined? And other FAQs.
Wheelchair basketball gameVeterans Compete in National Wheelchair Games
For Veterans with physical disabilities, the National Wheelchair Games help Veterans become aware of their abilities and potential. And there is a great spirit of healthy activity and camaraderie.

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