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Charles George VA Medical Center - Asheville, NC

 

Charles George VAMC Press Releases


2016

Saluting Our Veterans Car Show - ASHEVILLE, N.C. –The Charles George VA Medical Center will host the 6th annual “Saluting our Veterans Open Car and Bike Show” Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the visitor parking lot. The event is open to the public and attendance is free. Participants who would like to enter their vehicle must pay a $10.00 fee to register. The event will feature awards, prizes, games, music and food. For more information contact Gary Oliver at 828-335-9134. (10/28/2016)

Statue Unveiling - On Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 11 a.m., Charles George VA Medical Center hosted an unveiling ceremony for a statue of the facility’s namesake, Private First Class Charles George, a native of Western North Carolina and member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. (09/15/2016)

Tinnitus Management Program - Tinnitus is a medical condition consisting of a constant ringing in the years. It is a very common issue and affects many Veterans. The Charles George VA has a program that is helping Veterans manage the condition. (08/29/2016)

MRI Capacity Doubled - CHARLES GEORGE VA MEDICAL CENTER, Asheville, N.C. - On Monday, August 15, 2016 many drivers traveling on tunnel road may have noticed a huge crane beside the entrance to the Charles George VA’s Emergency Department. The crane was there to install a new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine doubling the MRI imaging capacity at the medical center. (08/15/2016)

2016 Preceptor of the year - The Charles George VA Medical Center anesthesia section recently received two significant honors from the 2016 graduates of the Duke University Nurse Anesthesia Program “Clinical Site of the Year” and the “Preceptor of the Year.” (07/19/2016)

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2015

Asheville VA, CBOCs to Close Early on Christmas Eve - Local VA facilities to close early on Christmas Eve. (12/23/2015)

Hickory CBOC Realignment - The VA Community Based Out Patient Clinic in Hickory to be realigned under the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville. (03/02/2015)

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2014

Asheville VA Addresses asbestos questions - Veterans visiting the Asheville VA should feel safe coming to the medical center to recieve their health care. (09/16/2014)

Stent research underway at Asheville VA Hospital - Stent research underway at Asheville VA Hospital (04/22/2014)

CGVAMC Adds Checkin Kiosks - Appointment self check-in stations have arrived at the Charles George VA Medical Center. (01/23/2014)

VA Medical Center asking people with flu symptoms not to visit - VA Medical Center asking people with flu symptoms not to visit (01/09/2014)

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2013

Walk-In flu shot clinics scheduled for Veterans - A number of walk-in flu shot clinics have been scheduled for Veterans around Western North Carolina from Oct. 10 to Nov. 20. (10/07/2013)

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2012

Project Connect and VA Stand Down scheduled for Sept. 6 - Homeless Veterans, and people facing the threat of homelessness, will have the chance to find help on Sept. 6 when the annual Project Connect and VA Stand Down events will be held. (08/31/2012)

VA Hospital employees donate 3,000 lbs. of food to MANNA FoodBank - Employees and volunteers at the VA Medical Center (VAMC) collected more than 3,000 pounds of non-perishable food and personal hygiene items during a three-month long collection effort that has been donated directly to the MANNA FoodBank in Asheville. (08/31/2012)

VISN 6 Newsletter - Mid Atlantic health Care Network releases new edition of "Voices of VISN 6" newsletter (01/31/2012)

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2011

Proposed Rutherford Bypass - The state has proposed a highway project that could effect the property where the Rutherford Community Based Outpatient Clinic is located. Regardless, VA will continue to provide care to Veterans in the area. (08/19/2011)

Charles George VAMC Rolls Out Secure Messaging - The Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville is enthusiastically embracing new technologies to help better serve our more than 33,000 veteran patients in Western NC. (04/22/2011)

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2010

VISN 6 Newsletter - VISN 6 releases new edition of "Voices of VISN 6" newsletter (11/10/2010)

Free Flu Shot Clinic for eligible Veterans announced - CHARLES GEORGE VA MEDICAL CENTER, Asheville, N.C. – The Asheville VA Medical Center is offering free flu shots to eligible Veterans at the Medical Center, and at the Community based clinics in Franklin and Rutherfordton.  (10/12/2010)

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