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G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center

 

Press Releases


2019

The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center prepares to launch new VA health care options under MI - The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center is offering members of the media the opportunity to discuss the VA MISSION Act on May 31, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the Medical Center located at 1500 E. Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Jackson, Mississippi, 39126. (05/29/2019)

G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center to Hold Mental Health Awareness Event - On May 22, 2019, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a Mental Health Awareness Event to showcase some of the services available to Veterans. (05/21/2019)

VA2K Walk and Roll to Support Homeless Veterans and Promote Physical Activity - The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a VA2K Walk and Roll on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans with donated items. Walk times are from 7 – 9 a.m.; 12 – 2 p.m.; and 3 – 5 p.m. (05/14/2019)

G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center Open House for Women Veterans - In observance of Women’s Health Week, the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a Celebratory Open House Event for Women Veterans on May 14 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Pink Clinic. (05/13/2019)

Jackson VA Medical Center to Hold Veterans Town Hall and Outreach Meeting - The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a town hall and outreach event for Veterans, family members, stakeholders and the public, to provide feedback on VA operations and programs. Staff will be onsite to answer questions and inquiries on healthcare and benefits. (05/07/2019)

Jackson VA Medical Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of New Med/Surg Inpatient Unit - The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly renovated 4A Med/Surg Inpatient Unit on Monday, April 29th at 10 a.m. (04/25/2019)

G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center to Observe National Vietnam War Veterans Day - The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center, a U.S.A. Vietnam War Commemoration partner, will conduct a commemoration ceremony to honor all Vietnam Veterans on March 29, 2019, at 9 a.m., in the Medical Center Chapel. (03/28/2019)

Jackson VA Medical Center Selected as One of 18 to Lead in VA’s High Reliability Journey - The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson was recently selected to help lead the way in the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) efforts to transform the nation’s largest integrated health care system into a high reliability organization (HRO). The Medical Center was one of 18 sites selected to kick off Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) HRO roll-out at the February HRO Leadership Summit. (03/20/2019)

Try Out the Robotic Surgery Machine at the VA Medical Center in Jackson - On December 12, 2018, Dr. Rajesh Kuruba performed the first robot-assisted surgeries at the VA Medical Center in Jackson using the da Vinci Xi, one of only two in the state of Mississippi. The other da Vinci Xi is located at Keesler Air Force Base. On Tuesday you can stop by the Medical Center Atrium to see how the robotic daVinci XI Surgical System works, and even try it out. (02/04/2019)

G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center to Host Outreach for Suicide Prevention Among Veterans - Suicide is a national public health concern, but it is preventable. VA is committed to empowering and equipping Veterans with the care and resources they need. Nationwide, approximately 14 of the 20 Veterans who die by suicide each day are not receiving care from the Veterans Health Administration. VA is on a mission to end suicide and we need community collaboration to reach them. (01/18/2019)

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2018

First Robot-Assisted Surgery Performed at the Jackson VA Medical Center - The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi, is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the da Vinci Xi Surgical System. The da Vinci Xi System was designed with the goal of further advancing the technology used in minimally invasive surgery. The System can be used across a spectrum of minimally invasive surgical procedures and has been optimized for multi-quadrant surgeries in the areas of gynecology, urology, thoracic, cardiac and general surgery. (12/17/2018)

Jackson VA Medical Center Employees Continue Ten Year Tradition of Giving Back to Community - VA Medical Center leadership will present the Marine Corps League with toys and bicycles donated by VA staff. VA staff and volunteers have been providing toys, cash and bicycles to thousands of families in Central Mississippi (12/07/2018)

Town Hall for Veterans - The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center is hosting a town hall for Veterans, family members, stakeholders and the public, to provide feedback on VA operations and programs. (12/05/2018)

G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center and Community Based Outpatient Clinics to Remain Open on N - VA Medical Centers nationwide will be open for all appointments and medical services tomorrow, Wednesday, December 5, 2018. (12/04/2018)

Free Drive thru Flu Shot Clinic for Veterans - Flu (influenza) season is here and VA encourages all eligible veterans to get their free flu shot, to help prevent the flu. (11/16/2018)

Jackson VA Medical Center to Host Veterans Town Hall Meeting - The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center is hosting a town hall for Veterans, family members, stakeholders and the public, to provide feedback on VA operations and programs. Leadership from the VA Medical Center and VBA Regional Office will be on hand to answer questions and inquiries on healthcare and benefits. (11/14/2018)

Veterans Day Program and Wall of Honor Induction Ceremony at the Jackson VA Medical Center - The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center’s annual Veterans Day Program will take place on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the VA Medical Center in Montgomery Hall. Dr. James Keeton will be the guest speaker and Philip Gunn, Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives will be a special guest. (11/07/2018)

Jackson VA Medical Center celebrates National Veterans and Military Families Month 2018 with events - JACKSON, Mississippi — 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.” (11/01/2018)

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