Veterans, if you have flu-like symptoms such as fever, cough and shortness of breath, call us at 1-888-350-3100 before you visit your local medical center or clinic. In addition to calling first, consider using virtual care options such as telehealth or My HealtheVet Secure Messaging.  Increased visitor and access restrictions are in place to limit exposure to and transmission…

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Due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has canceled the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, scheduled for July 3-8 in Portland, Oregon.VA made this decision out of an abundance of caution for the health, safety and well-being of vulnerable populations like older Veterans and those with underlying medical conditions, as identified…

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Paralyzed Veterans of America is committed to the health and well-being of our members, caregivers, staff, community and all veterans.  Dr. Stephen Yerkovich, Chief of Medical Services at PVA, wants you to be aware that COVID-19 is a serious health risk to society, especially older adults and people with serious medical conditions such as spinal cord injury/disease,…

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JOBS REPORT LOWER THAN EXPECTED- The Jobs report came out: new jobs in August nearly 20% below expectations. Reports showed 151,000 new hires compared to economists’ estimates leading up to today’s report, at 180,000 new hires, though jobless rate is steady. As a result of the lower number of new hires, many are confident that…

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Amazon and Alphabet Team Up To Deliver New Drone Industry Opportunities Inside the US! Contributed by Lizabeth Lamarr Project Wing, a division of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has teamed up with competitor Amazon to launch drone delivery in an FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) approved test. Six drone industry test sites, includes the campus of Virginia…

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