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Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital

 

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Hines VA health professionals are standing by to provide the flu shotHines VA prepares for flu season
The flu vaccine has arrived at Hines VA. Veterans are encouraged to get the shot to help fight off the virus. Eighty-thousand people died last year because of flu related illnesses, which is the highest in four decades.
Hines Veterans are all smiles as they discover the magic of MonarchsHines VA embraces the magic of Monarchs
Hines VA Veterans discover how butterflies can have a calming effect. Find out about the long journey Monarchs travel during migration and the magical power it's believed they have.
Hines VA observes 28 years of Americans with Disabilities ActHines celebrates Americans with Disabilities Act
Hines VA will mark the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act with a ceremony Thursday, July 26th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Winter Garden between buildings 12 & 13.
Hines VA stands with Veterans who suffer from PTSDPTSD Awareness Month
Hines VA offers a number of resources to Veterans who suffer from PTSD. We recognize that each individual has different needs. Check out our homepage to see where you can get immediate assistance.
image of a sunflowerALS Awareness Day
Show your support and help spread the word about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS. Wear yellow on Friday, May 25th and you can help draw attention to the issue. Watch the video to learn more.
Photo of DuPage County BuildingDuPage County VAC is hosting a Hines VA Veterans R
Resources from Hines VA will be providing information and answering questions for Veterans on May 31st at the DuPage County Building. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Photo of  gravestones with flags Memorial Day 2018Memorial Day Observances
We have compiled key information about Memorial Day Observances in the Chicago area, including locations, times, dates and websites to go to for more details. Read the story for more.
Pills in a prescription bottleHines VA is Leading the Way in Pain Management
To say that the pain management team at Hines VA is putting a dent into the opioid epidemic wouldn’t be a stretch. Just ask AG, a retired Army helicopter pilot and Veteran...
Image of surgeons in operating roomHines VA first to Perform TCAR Surgery
Hines is the only Chicago-area hospital currently performing this low-risk procedure. Surgeons reverse the flow of blood, keeping debris from floating through the bloodstream to the brain, reducing the risk of stroke.
Invitation to Hines VA for Veterans Day Program on Nov. 10Veterans Day 2017
Join Hines Director and Ill. Governor at 10 am Nov 10 for our ceremony. Chicago Bears Drumline and mascot, Staley, Miss Illinois and others will be here. Free flu shots, refreshments, live music, resource fair and more.

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