Ann Arbor Veterans Hospital

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Several Ann Arbor entities are now administering COVID-19 vaccines, including Michigan Medicine, the Ann Arbor VA hospital, and the Washtenaw County Health Department.  But as more vaccines become available in our community, not everyone is feeling comfortable that it is something they will want to get.  WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Michigan Medicine scientist and researcher in the division of infectious diseases Dr. Jonathan Golob about the rumored vaccine side effects and how this vaccine was able to be so quickly created and approved.

 

  

Ann Arbor Sewing Center Making Medical Masks

Apr 2, 2020
Ann Arbor Sewing Center

The Ann Arbor Sewing Center is currently serving as a hub for people interested in making masks for medical personnel in our area. 

Ann Arbor
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) _ Investigators say a man died at a VA hospital in Michigan after a nurse mistakenly believed he didn't want to be resuscitated in case of an emergency.

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Close to 100 Ann Arbor VA hospital employees and their supporters held an informational picket outside the hospital.  They are trying to prevent VA hospitals from being closed.

 


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June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month.  The VA Hospital in Ann Arbor is offering help to those in need. 

 


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Ann Arbor's VA hospital held a 2K Walk and Roll to encourage healthy activity and show support for homeless veterans. 


Lisa Barry

As the month of March, celebrated as Women's History Month, comes to a close, it's an opportunity to talk about some of the changes that are now taking place due to the growing number of women in the military.  WEMU's Lisa Barry reports on how that is impacting the Veteran's Affairs Hospital in Ann Arbor.


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To help address the transportation needs of veterans in our state, AmeriCorps and the Michigan Region 10 Veterans Community Action Team has started a program called Wheels for Warriors.