Since 2010, VA Blue Button has helped Veterans across the country access and share health information, and communicate with their health care teams both inside and outside of VA. When Blue Button began, Veterans could mostly download information that they entered into the system themselves. In five years, Blue Button has expanded and has become My HealtheVet’s most popular online resource. In their own words, read what Veterans say about how the VA Blue Button has helped them. Read More »
No-Cost Flu Shot Options for Veterans
Flu season is here, and getting your flu shot has never been easier. Remember that getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself, as well as your loved ones, against the flu virus.
This year, enrolled Veterans of the VA health care system have several options to get a flu shot. VA now offers more options, easy access, and seamless records.
And the best thing is that your VA medical record, as well as your VA Blue Button, will be automatically updated.
It doesn’t matter if you get your flu shot at your local VA health care facility or your neighborhood Walgreens, your VA records will be updated. Check out when and where to get your flu shot today.
A Smoke-Free Life Awaits, Start Today
Want to quit smoking, but not sure where or how to start? Mark your calendar for November 19th and participate in the Great American Smokeout, a day that promotes kicking the habit and living a smoke-free life.
“Quit like a champion” - one day at a time - and check out VA’s Quit Tobacco tools to learn about the benefits of quitting, and how to stay on track. If you are enrolled in VA health care, talk to your doctors about a quit strategy. You can also call 1-855-QUIT VET (1-855-784-8838), VA’s smoking quitline or receive text message support from SmokefreeVET.
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My HealtheVet is the VA's Personal Health Record. It was designed for Veterans, active duty Servicemembers, their dependents and caregivers. My HealtheVet helps you partner with your health care team. It provides you opportunities and tools to make informed decisions.