The Dayton VAMC has greater than 60,000 enrolled veterans. Our veterans obtain a full vary of care together with inpatient and outpatient care, major care, acute care, hospice/palliative care, geriatric analysis & administration, grownup daycare, respite care and specialised ladies’s well being care. Now we have a four-star Group Residing Heart (nursing residence) and 4 Group Primarily based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in Springfield, Middletown, Lima and Richmond, IN. Our imaginative and prescient is to be acknowledged because the well being care supplier of selection for veterans. We’re utilizing know-how to make it extra handy for veterans to see their physician, schedule their very own appointments and order prescription refills. I encourage veterans to join My HealtheVet to assist handle their very own well being care. Enroll at www.myhealth.va.gov.
We proceed to struggle the battle with COVID and have given out greater than 30,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Veterans across the Miami Valley, whether or not they’re enrolled or not on the Dayton VAMC. We’ve vaccinated their spouses and caregivers as nicely. On Saturday, Oct. 30, we opened our clinic for the booster shot. That day alone we gave out 541 boosters to veterans, spouses and caregivers. Through the pandemic, we leveraged know-how to efficiently guarantee our veterans had entry to our well being care system by offering digital appointments and continued to offer in-house well being care.