(VA) Discounts for Veterans at Walgreens & ShopVCS.com, Virtual 4th of July Celebration, Student Resources

VA expands telehealth sessions by 1000% since March

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4th of July
Walgreens offers discounts for Veterans and their families July 3-5.


Veterans get $15 off a first purchase of $50 or more during the first 30 days of membership on ShopVCS.com.


Free Student Resources for Veteran Families

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School may be out for summer, but it's a good time to get a head start on the next school year. The Military Child Education Coalition has several online, interactive tools for students, parents, and educators. Join the online community of Veteran families who share your experiences, explore podcasts and webinars on moving and settling into new places, and use helpful tools for planning and tracking academic progress.


Practice Consideration with Fireworks: Combat Veterans and PTSD

Tell Us Your Idea to Help First Responders

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Calling all innovators! Submit your ideas for responding to this pandemic. The Veterans Health Administration has partnered with Challenge America, federal agencies, private industries, universities, and nonprofits for a series of collaborative competitions to develop solutions to meet the pandemic's challenges.
Register now for a two-day "make-a-thon" starting on July 10 to work on helping assisted living homes.


VA Expands Telehealth Care

VA expanded its telehealth sessions by 1000% since March to continue serving Veterans during the pandemic. Yes, 1000%. That's more than 9 million telehealth appointments, including over 1 million mental health appointments! 
VA will continue to expand its telehealth capability to reach even more Veterans. Learn more about accessing VA's telehealth services. 


Women Veterans hold virtual discussions on Facebook, RallyPoint

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Watch the replay or browse the hundreds of questions and answers all focused on Women Veteran resources.


"Annie" Keeps Veterans Current on COVID: VA's Text Messaging App

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"Hey Annie, what's the latest with COVID?" Annie will let you know. Annie is VA's text messaging program that sends health information and self-care reminders. 
Annie's Coronavirus Precaution texts provide general information, tips on precautions, and assessing and monitoring symptoms. 


Breaking Down How the CARES Act Supports Homeless Veterans

John Kuhn, National Director of the VA's Supportive Services for Veteran Families program, explains how  VA is addressing the challenges of homeless and at-risk Veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic with the emergency funding provided by the CARES Act.



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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 VA's 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.)