Category: Benefits

VA Healthcare Emphasizes Healthy Eating

Healthy eating: An important component to the overall health and well-being of individuals, and a major focus of Bay Pines VA Healthcare System dietitians in service to Veterans. One of many tools used to help Veterans achieve a more balanced and nutritious diet is the Healthy Teaching Kitchen – an hour-long cooking demonstration hosted by … Continue reading VA Healthcare Emphasizes Healthy Eating

VA Secretary Announces Intention to Expand Mental Health Care to Former Servicemembers With Other-Than-Honorable Discharges and in Crisis

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin while testifying in a House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing on March 7, 2017, announced his intention to expand provisions for urgent mental health care needs to former service members with other-than-honorable (OTH) administrative discharges. This move marks the first time a VA Secretary has implemented an … Continue reading VA Secretary Announces Intention to Expand Mental Health Care to Former Servicemembers With Other-Than-Honorable Discharges and in Crisis

Stetson Medical-Legal Partnership

Please take a moment to view this wonderful news story produced by Stetson University College of Law about the new Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) Program.   The video and print story are available here: http://www.stetson.edu/law/news/index.php/2017/02/16/stetsons-veterans-law-institute-partners-bay-pines-va-healthcare-system-bay-area-legal-services-gulfcoast-legal-services-assist-veterans/

Bay Pines Women Veterans Program Sponsors Healthy Heart Fair

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) Women Veterans Program is sponsoring a Healthy Heart Health Fair to raise awareness of heart disease in women and to highlight the comprehensive care available to eligible Veterans through the Women Veterans Program.  The program will highlight the major components of comprehensive women’s health care and will emphasize … Continue reading Bay Pines Women Veterans Program Sponsors Healthy Heart Fair

Bay Pines VA, Bay Area Legal Services, Gulf Coast Legal Services, Stetson University Partner to Provide Legal Assistance to Veterans

The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS), in collaboration with Bay Area Legal Services, Gulfcoast Legal Services, and Stetson University College of Law’s Veterans Law Institute, now offers legal representation/consultation for Veterans at no cost through a new service called the Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) program. The program officially became available to Veterans on Feb.1. The … Continue reading Bay Pines VA, Bay Area Legal Services, Gulf Coast Legal Services, Stetson University Partner to Provide Legal Assistance to Veterans

A Letter from the Director, Bay Pines Health Care

I invite you to attend a special Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony for our new Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) program now available for Veterans enrolled for health care at the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System.  The ceremony will take place in the building 20 auditorium located on the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center campus … Continue reading A Letter from the Director, Bay Pines Health Care

Supply Chain Management Event

Notice to all! St Petersburg college Supply Chain Management presents a new event on January 24th 2017. The name of the event is “We Mean Business – Exploring Supply Chain Management” Please share this upcoming event with all interested parties. for more details refer to the flyer link below or contact Marta Przyborowski Program Manager | LINCS Grant St. … Continue reading Supply Chain Management Event

Corporate Volunteers Descend on C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center to Give Back to Veterans

A small army of more than 150 employees from Southwest Airlines descended on the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center to give back to America’s Veterans by completing a host of volunteer assignments on Jan. 11, 2017. From site beautification and landscaping, assisting with pharmacy mail outs, a little balloon volleyball and more, the corporate … Continue reading Corporate Volunteers Descend on C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center to Give Back to Veterans