Biloxi VA

Biloxi VA employee pleads guilty to stealing VA property

Gulfport, Miss.  – A Saucier man pled guilty to stealing government property, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Darren J. LaMarca and Special Agent in Charge Jeffrey A. Breen of the VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) South Central Field Office. According…

Biloxi, Mobile, Pensacola VA Clinics Closed Monday, Aug. 30

BILOXI, Miss. – Appointments at the Biloxi VA Medical Center and Mobile Community Based Outpatient Clinic scheduled Monday, Aug. 30, have been canceled. These facilities will be closed through Monday, Aug. 30, with the exception of the Emergency department and all…

Biloxi VA Medical Center, Mobile CBOC Closed Monday, Aug. 31

BILOXI, Miss. – The Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) is currently monitoring Hurricane Ida. As a result of anticipated weather impacts, all appointments scheduled Monday, Aug. 30, at the Biloxi Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center and the Mobile Community-based…

Biloxi VA receives Moderna vaccine

After originally expecting to receive their shipment of the Moderna vaccine Monday morning to being told the vaccine would come Wednesday to now receiving it earlier today, the Biloxi Veterans Affairs Medical Center has finally administered the…

Biloxi VA hosting flu vaccine drive-thru

The Biloxi Veterans Affairs Medical Center is hosting a free drive-thru flu vaccine clinic to all eligible veterans. The clinic started yesterday and will continue each Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until further notice. The…

Two employees at VA test positive for COVID-19

Two Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System employees at the Biloxi VA tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday. The individuals are currently in home isolation mitigating further risk of transmission to other patients and staff. The Gulf Coast Veterans Health…

Art competition at Biloxi VA displays veteran’s artwork

Artwork made by veterans is currently on display at the Biloxi Veterans Affairs Medical Center Recreation Hall. Veteran-created art including paintings, drawings, photos, and crafts are on display as a part of the 2020 Gulf Coast Veterans Healthcare System’s Creative…

Veteran Town Hall Tuesday in Biloxi

Veterans, it is time to make your voices heard at the Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System’s town hall. This town hall gives local veterans an opportunity to voice their concerns and receive some information about the services they have…

Veteran blames Biloxi VA for health complications

A Marine Corps veteran says his life will never be the same because of a misdiagnosis made back in 2010 by the Biloxi VA. “We went from having a good life to struggling.” Dialysis five days a week, an amputated…

Biloxi VA celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday is a time to remember, celebrate and also act. That was the message during the annual MLK Day Celebration at the Biloxi VA. King cake was served in honor of Dr. King’s birthday. Veterans…

Biloxi VA hosts third annual Walk-a-Thon

The Biloxi VA combined fitness with strengthening its patients centered care partnerships through their third annual Walk-a-Thon event. This year, participants donned pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Participants were encouraged to make a non-monetary pledge of support…

Video from local team helping Harvey victims

A small team of medical professionals from the Biloxi VA have finally made it to Houston and are helping Hurricane Harvey victims. Flooded highways slowed the team down, but didn’t stop the group from making it to the Houston VA…

Volunteers needed for Golden Age Games in Biloxi

The 2017 National Veterans Golden Age Games will take place in Biloxi next week and the VA needs your help. Nearly one thousand athletes are expected to compete in the national multi-sport competition for senior veterans with events including badminton,…

Veterans Mardi Gras Parade

Patients at the VA were all smiles this morning during their very own Mardi Gras parade. Dozens of veterans caught beads and watched as classic cars wrapped around the Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System campus. Floats rolled along the…