Postvention — VA offers support after suicide loss

Postvention — VA offers support after suicide loss

Veterans have a significantly higher suicide rate than other adults in the U.S. This means Veterans are also more likely to have known someone who took their own life. Uniting for Suicide Postvention (USPV) helps make sense of a suicide loss. The program connects...
What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Planning is underway at VA to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available. VA is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop a phased plan based on five core ethical pillars: safety, maximizing the benefit of the vaccine,...

FHCC Caregiver Support News

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center The @DeptVetAffairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers has begun to expand eligibility to Veterans of earlier eras. Read more, or contact our FHCC Caregiver support office at: 224-610-2273...
Connected Care a boon for Veterans during pandemic

Connected Care a boon for Veterans during pandemic

Telehealth video visits by Veterans have increased by 1,132 percent The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered the daily lives of Veterans across the country. This includes how they are connecting with their VA health care teams. They are increasingly using VA...
Care during Covid-19

Care during Covid-19

Our staff members are taking precautions to protect their health, as well as that of their loved ones. We are implementing extra measures to clean and disinfect our Grayslake DryHootch Drop-In Center. Furthermore, we have canceled all LCVFSF scheduled meetings and...