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Hassan calling for VA to help veterans' mental health

Sep. 04, 2021 09:24 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire has helped lead a bipartisan group of senators calling on the Department of Veterans Affairs to address the impact of U.S. troops' withdrawal from Afghanistan on veterans' mental health. A letter signed by...

VA requires COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers

Jul. 26, 2021 21:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to get COVID-19 vaccines, as the aggressive delta variant spreads across the nation and some communities report troubling increases in hospitalizations among...