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Northern Arizona VA Health Care System

Local Features

Veteran Lillian Clonts with Dr. Denise WeilAnthem Clinic Open House Event
Last month the Anthem Clinic hosted a very successful Event. Veterans, friends, family members, employees and community partners attended the first ever Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) Open House for NAVAHCS.
Veteran with Telehealth equipmentTelehealth For Our Veterans
Telehealth Services have been offered to Veterans at Northern Arizona VA Health Care System (NAVAHCS) for over six years. Veterans have the opportunity to meet with their providers without driving to Prescott.
Dorothy Walker - Volunteer at NAVAHCS for 16 years70th Anniversary of VAVS
This is the 70th Anniversary of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service (VAVS) and Northern Arizona VA Health Care System (AVAHCS) has the opportunity to recognize our amazing volunteers for everything they do.
Dr.. Piatt, Acting Medical Center Director with a Vietnam VeteranVietnam Veteran 50th Anniversary Commemoration
Our medical center leadership created a special coin to recognize our Vietnam Era Veterans on the Vietnam War 50th Anniversary. We acknowledge our Vietnam Era Veterans,welcome them home and present them with our coin.
Veteran Robert Spencer logging in to his MyHealtheVet accountMy HealtheVet
For one Veteran, the ability to stay in touch with your VA care team is an important aspect of your health care. My HealtheVet helps make this happen for Veterans. Get started today with access to your health records.
MOVE Program LogoMOVE Program - Helping Veterans Get Healthy
The MOVE! Program has been a part of VA for over 10 years. The MOVE Program encourages healthy eating, increased activity and improves the lives of our Veterans. It is NOT a diet; it is a lifestyle choice.
Mr. Cornelius with NAVAHCS Associate Director, Michael WelshRaising Money For Our Veterans
World War II double Bronze Star recipient and Veteran John Cornelius, continuously raises money for his fellow Veterans at NAVAHCS. This donation was $21,000 and the actual total for 2015 was $199,000.
From left:  Sherie Mercier, American Legion Area  C Vice Commander, Michael Welsh, NAVAHCS Associate Director, Billy Ellis, American Legion State Commander, Josephine Herrera, American Legion Auxiliary State President, Dr. Piatt, NAVAHCS Acting Medical Center Director, Carmen Goswick, American LegioAmerican Legion Auxiliary Christmas Gift Shop
The American Legion Auxiliary Whipple Christmas Gift Shop has been a part of the Prescott community for over 70 years which makes it the longest running VA gift shop. This year the event was November 30 - December 2.
Voice of the Veteran Truth Point SurveyVoice of the Veteran – Truth Point Survey
Northern Arizona VA Health Care System strives to provide the best care possible for our Nation’s heroes. To assist us in our endeavors, we have been using Truth Point to gain feedback from Veterans on their care.
Medical Foster Home Program Caregiver  - Robbin Dohm at her home in Chino ValleyMedical Foster Home Program
Medical Foster Home is an alternative to nursing home care in a personal home setting for eligible Veterans who are no longer able to safely live independently. Prescott has four homes serving six Veterans.

From the Veterans Health Administration

VA nurses Heather Frank (L) and Jill Jefferson along with Simulator SAM during  ICU simulation training at the VA medical center in Des Moines, Iowa.Heather Frank - One of VA’s Top Nurses
Introducing Heather Frank, one of VA's and Iowa's, Top Nurses, whose extra effort has helped Vietnam Veterans in her Iowa Veteran Affairs hospital, receive awards for their service.
Vietnam Marine Corps Veteran Robert Hall and Primary Care Physician Dr. Sabrina FelsonVietnam Marine Corps Veteran – Forever Proud
Vietnam Vet, given grave cancer prognosis, says his top priority is family and his 11-month-old spirited grandson. “When my dad lies down next to him, Jayden just falls asleep.”
Veteran Lewis Taylor in Medical Foster HomeCouples Caring for Veterans in Foster Homes
There is an alternative to a nursing home for eligible Veterans. VA's Medical Foster Home Program is for Veterans no longer able to safely live independently. Here are two couples who participate.
Doctor and Veteran PatientSan Diego VA Doctor Patients’ Best Friend
He reminds his patients of “those doctors from 50 years ago where they sit down and talk to you and are like your best friend. ”Meet Dr. James Michelson of VA San Diego.
VA Nurse and patient talkingCaring for Veterans at Work and at Home
VA has great employees and some of the best are our nurses. Drema Bratton, a VA nurse for 37 years, was recently named Nurse of the Year at her Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
A parent and Veteran sitting together“They Saved My Son's Life”
Families of Veterans with problems have a remarkable confidential VA program designed to assist them in finding the help they need with compassion, patience and understanding.
Social Add, Be there for a Veteran in CrisisBe There for a Veteran in Crisis
September is Suicide Prevention Month and VA is asking for the entire nation’s help in reducing Veteran suicide and calling on everyone to Be There for Veterans and Service members.
Veterans planking at the GymHealth and Fitness for Older Veterans
VA's Gerofit fitness and health promotion program reduces the risk of the need for nursing home care by developing individually tailored, functionally-based exercise for America's older Veterans.
Dr. Bush and Army Veteran Michael Fuller I am here to help, that is my gift to you.
VA Audiologist Dr. Erica Bush lost her hearing as a child and understands the challenges of Veterans with hearing problems. Read her inspiring story of turning her experiences into helping Veterans.
Army Veteran Michael Owen shaking hands with other volunteersWanted: Half a Million More Veterans to Volunteer
It's called the Million Veteran Program and we're half way there. A Veteran from Alabama became the 500,000th Veteran to voluntarily enroll in the program which may help to prevent and treat diseases.

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