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Coronavirus update:

General
Effective March 23rd, Veterans will be temporarily unable to self-schedule VA appointments or request community care appointments through VA Online Scheduling in order to avoid non-critical, in-person appointments.

Coronavirus update:

General
Effective March 23rd, Veterans will be temporarily unable to self-schedule VA appointments or request community care appointments through VA Online Scheduling in order to stop the spread of illness and avoid non-critical, in-person appointments. Some VA facilities may continue to allow Veterans to request VA appointments. Veterans are still able to join video visits, view appointments, and cancel VA appointments through VAOS. To schedule a VA appointment, please call the VA health facility where you wish to receive care or send a secure message to your provider through My HealtheVet. For information about COVID-19, please visit here.

Coronavirus:

General
Call before you visit VA. If you are worried about COVID-19 symptoms or have concerns about your VA services and benefits, ask a question of the VA coronavirus chatbot or review the Frequently Asked Questions. If you have an appointment, consider making it a telehealth appointment.

Upgrading to Premium:

General
To help prevent the spread of the coronavirus at VA Medical Centers, Veterans will temporarily not be able to upgrade their My HealtheVet accounts in person. Take advantage of getting a Premium account online through ID.me or Premium DS Logon and avoid a trip to the VAMC. Learn more below.

Coronavirus update:

General
Effective March 23rd, Veterans will be temporarily unable to self-schedule VA appointments or request community care appointments through VA Online Scheduling in order to avoid non-critical, in-person appointments.

VA Mobile Apps

VA offers a variety of health-related mobile apps for Veterans to help them take control of their health care from the palm of their hands. Veterans with a My HealtheVet Premium account can access these apps that will either be downloaded directly to a mobile device or through a mobile-friendly website. Find some of the most popular ones listed below, or visit the VA App Store for a full and detailed list.

 

Featured Mobile Apps

VA Video Connect brings together Veterans with their health care team from anywhere. It allows quick and easy health care access from any mobile or web-based device.

 

Annie’s Coronavirus Precautions protocol messages can help you monitor viral symptoms and know when to contact your VA care team or a nurse triage line for additional care. The messages also provide general wellness tips and education on precautions you can take to help prevent the contraction of the coronavirus.

 

 

ACT Coach offers tools for Veterans who are in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy learning to deal with unpleasant experiences. 

 

Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry is an online database on airborne hazards for Veterans exposed during conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan as well as during the Gulf War.

 

AIMS offers education about anger and opportunities for finding support. It creates an anger management plan and has tools to manage reactions. 

 

CBT-i Coach is for people who are engaged in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia. It helps Veterans develop positive sleep routines and improve sleep environments.

 

COVID Coach was created for everyone, including Veterans and Servicemembers, to support self-care and overall mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

 

CPT Coach contains support materials for Cognitive Processing Therapy to help Veterans manage post-traumatic stress disorder.

 

Exposure Ed AppExposure Ed is designed to answer questions about military-related exposures and exposure-related benefits and services.

 

Insomnia Coach AppInsomnia Coach can help you manage insomnia. It can be used as a standalone education and self-care tool, or as an addition to professional mental health care.

 

Mindfulness Coach offers exercises, information, and a tracking log to help practice mindfulness.

 

Mindfulness Coach 2 provides a self-guided training program designed to help Veterans understand and adopt a simple mindfulness practice.

 

Mood Coach helps Veterans learn and practice Behavioral Activation through positive activities. It's designed to boost the Veterans mood. 

 

MOVE! Coach allows Veterans to monitor, track, and receive feedback on progress with exercise, diet, and weight loss goals.

 

Moving Forward teaches problem-solving skills to overcome obstacles and deal with stress. It's helpful for returning to civilian life, balancing family, and coping.

 

Parenting2Go provides tools to strengthen parenting skills. It addresses the challenges that come with parenting and offers access to additional resources.

 

PTSD Coach provides information about PTSD and a self-assessment. It has educational tools that help manage PTSD.

 

REVAMP pairs with your Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine and allows you to track your sleep data and send Secure Messages.

 

Rx Refill AppRx Refill allows Veterans to request refills of their refillable VA-issued prescriptions, track VA prescription deliveries, and view VA prescription history.

 

Stay Quit Coach creates a tailored quit plan to stop smoking. It provides tools to help with urges to smoke, and messages to help you stay smoke-free.

 

VA Launchpad mobile app logoVA Launchpad quickly opens and launches the app you need to better manage your health.

 

 

VA Online Scheduling allows Veterans to schedule VA appointments online if they have a My HealtheVet Premium Account or DS Logon Premium Account.

 

VA Video Connect brings together Veterans with their health care team from anywhere. It allows quick and easy health care access from any mobile or web-based device.

 

VetChange provides tools for cutting down or quitting drinking. It has tools for managing stress and guidance to find professional treatment.

 

VEText is not an app but a service that sends alerts to Veterans about upcoming VA appointments.

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Updated June 16, 2020