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Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital


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Important InformationImportant Information
We continue to evaluate our response to COVID-19 based on the most current information available. Find out the new protective measures Truman VA is implementing to keep Veterans and their loved ones healthy.
Photo; doctor answers questions to a patient with nutrition and charts on the table.Ask Me 3
Before medical appointments write down questions. Get the answers you need is to use the “Ask me 3” which entails “What’s my main problem?” “What do I need to do?” and “Why is it important for me to do this?”
Radio Town Hall, Listen Live on KOPN 89.5FM, Tuesday,  December 24 at 10am. Call 573-443-8255 to ask your questions.Radio Town Hall
Truman VA will host a radio Veteran Town Hall on Tuesday, December 24, beginning at 10 a.m on 89.5 FM, KOPN. Truman VA’s new director, Dr. Patricia Hall will be answering Veterans questions over the radio.
Members of the HPDP group pose with a Veteran who had gifts wrapped for the holidays.Truman VA Fights Holiday Stress
Stress is NORMAL and there's no right or wrong way to cope when stressed. The key is to develop a tool box to help you deal with stress, so it doesntt disrupt your life. Find out how Truman VA is fighting holiday stress.
Image; Members of CCUA, Truman VA and the Columbia Chamber of Commerce cut a yellow ribbon at the Veterans Urban FarmNew Veteran Urban Farm
Truman VA and the CCUA have partnered to create a Veterans Urban Farm in Columbia, Mo. The program will focus as an agricultural, commercial & recreational urban farm to serve the central Missouri Veteran community.
Image; Dr. Joe Hinkebein and Tony Fife-Patterson stand in front of Truman VA hospitalThinking About Quitting Tobacco?
Army Veteran Tony Fife-Patterson started smoking when he was 17 because “the cool guys in the neighborhood were doing it, and I wanted to fit in.” Now he is tobacco-free and wants to share his story with others.
Image; women running a race and crossing the line with text that reads: VA leads the nation in breast cancer screeningsLeading the Way in Breast Cancer Screening
Did you know that VA leads the nation in breast cancer screening? VA provides a higher percentage of mammograms to the women who need them than any other health service in the country, including the private sector.
Image; Two people sitting on a bench with the works: Be Safe: Prevent Sexually Transmitted InfectionsWhat Veterans want to know about STIs
Every day, there is a new case of a treatable Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) in the United States. Should you choose to be sexually active, you can lower your risk of getting a STI if you follow a few steps.
image; World Hepatitis Day, July 28th on a spiral notebook, with a pair of glasses, syringe, stethascope and pills surrounding the notebook.Hepatitis A and B: What You Need to Know
It's important to know what Hepatitis is, what strains are out there and who is at risk. Do you know the difference between Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B? Read more to find out.
Image; Older woman in hospital bed with young woman providing food.Summer Youth Volunteers Needed!
Truman VA is looking for youth volunteers for the 2019 summer. This eight-week program is a positive learning experience for 14-17 year olds in Columbia. Find out how to apply today!

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