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Bath VA Medical Center

 

Press Releases


2019

Memorial Day Ceremony 2019 - The Bath VA Medical Center in partnership with the Bath National Cemetery is holding a Memorial Day Ceremony for Veterans, residents and the community on: Date: Monday, May 27, 2019 Time: 10:00am Place: Bath National Cemetery, located on the campus of the Bath VA Medical Center (05/16/2019)

Veterans Integrated Service Network 2 Announces New Medical Center Director - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Tucker as the new director of the VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System. Mr. Tucker will oversee delivery of health care to the VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System including five community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) located in Upstate New York. Mr. Tucker will oversee delivery of health care to more than 33,000 Veterans and an operating budget of over $220 million at the VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System. (05/08/2019)

Entrance Bridge to the Bath VA Medical Center is Closing for Major Renovations - Entrance Bridge to the Bath VA Medical Center is Closing for Major Renovations (05/06/2019)

Women Veterans Wellness Day - Women Veterans are invited to a Women’s Wellness Day at the Bath VA Medical on: Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Time: Noon to 5:00 p.m. Place: Leisure Room, Bldg. 92 Light refreshments will be served (04/18/2019)

Local Voluntary Service Manager Receives National Award - Lynn Dinehart, Voluntary Service Manager at the Bath VA Medical Center, received VA’s National Voluntary Service American Spirit Award for her highly successful endeavors in encouraging and involving local corporations, businesses and not-for-profits to volunteer and support to improve the quality of life for Veteran patients. (04/11/2019)

Hardship Event - Personal hygiene supplies, military surplus including blankets, boots, coats, sleeping bags and more will be distributed to Veterans experiencing an economic hardship on: Date: Monday, April 15, 2019 Time: 9:30 am-1:00pm Place: American Legion, 23 Jefferson Street, Wellsville NY. (04/09/2019)

Volunteers to be Honored At Annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon - Volunteers at the Bath VA Medical Center volunteered 47,127 hours in 2018 – the equivalent of $1,353,958. They will be recognized on: Date: Friday, April 5, 2019 Time: 11:00 AM award presentations begin Place: The Main Place, 251 Main Street, Hornell, NY (04/02/2019)

JOB FAIR FOR NURSES - The Bath VA Medical Center is hosting a Job Fair for nurses on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am and 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at their newly renovated Community Living Center, Building 78, first floor dining area. Current openings include RNs, LPNs and NAs. (02/20/2019)

Suicide Prevention Takes a Community to Help Identify Veterans at Risk - The Canandaigua and Bath VA Medical Centers offer Veterans who have been identified as a high risk for suicide a unique approach to managing their risk and helping to prevent future episodes of suicidality. (01/25/2019)

New Community Living Neighborhood is More Like an All-Inclusive Resort - A Must See - New Community Living Neighborhood is More Like an All-Inclusive Resort - A Must See Four Years in the Design and Renovation - New Digs Wow Residents (01/02/2019)

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2018

Clinical Operations on National Day of Mourning - Bath VA Medical Center and the Elmira, Wellsboro, Wellsville and Coudersport, PA Community Based VA Outpatient Clinics to Maintain Clinical Operations on National Day of Mourning (12/04/2018)

Veterans Experiencing Economic Hardship - The Bath VA Medical Center along with other community providers including the American Red Cross, Food Bank of the Southern Tier, New York State Department of Labor, Rochester Vet Center, and the Department of Social Services etc. will hold a “Stand Down” to provide information and services to Veterans at one convenient location on: Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018 Time: 9:30am Place: American Legion Post, 71 Old Ithaca Road, Horseheads, NY (12/03/2018)

National Veterans and Military Families Month 2018 - Bath, NY — Yesterday evening, President Donald Trump declared November 2018 the second annual National Veterans and Military Families Month to “salute the brave and dedicated patriots who have worn the uniform of the United States, and…celebrate the extraordinary military families whose selfless service and sacrifice make our military the finest in the world.” (11/05/2018)

Veterans Day Celebrations - The Bath VA Medical Center will be celebrating Veterans Day with two main events to entertain and recognize Veterans. (11/05/2018)

Bath VA Medical Center Recognized as a Leader in Disability Hiring - The Bath VA Medical Center was named for the second year in a row a leader in Disability Hiring by the National Organization Disability (NOD) based on the NOD’s free and confidential benchmarking survey. (10/25/2018)

End of fiscal year hospital Star rating shows large improvement in overall quality of services - The Bath VA Medical Center maintained a 5-star rating in FY 18. (10/04/2018)

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2015

VETERANS CLINIC RELOCATING TO WELLSBORO - In an effort to further improve services to Veterans in the Northern Tier of Pennsylvania, the Bath VA Medical Center, in conjunction with Tioga County, is relocating the Veterans Clinic in Mansfield to Wellsboro, PA. The relocation of the Clinic will improve operations, efficiency and Veteran access to care. (02/24/2015)

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2014

MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE AT BATH NATIONAL CEMETERY - The Bath VA Medical Center, in partnership with the Bath National Cemetery, will be hosting a special Memorial Day program in the Bath National Cemetery on Monday, May 26. The public is invited to participate in the ceremony which will commence at 10:00 a.m. (05/08/2014)

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2013

CHANGES TO EMERGENCY AND INTENSIVE CARE SERVICES - After careful review and consideration, the Bath VA Medical Center (VAMC) is transitioning the existing emergency department into an urgent care clinic and converting the two-bed intensive care unit to inpatient medicine beds effective January 14, 2014. (12/13/2013)

Interim Network Director Named for VA Health Care Upstate New York - James Cody, FACHE was appointed interim Network Director for VA Health Care Upstate New York (VISN 2) July 1, 2013. (07/03/2013)

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