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Review: Workload, staffing had impact at Wasilla VA clinic

JUNEAU - High workloads and inadequate staffing had a negative effect on access to care at the Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Wasilla, an inspector general's review found.
Voices of Alaska: Delegation working on solutions for Alaska VA

...union representing Alaska VA employees tell me that veterans who are unable to make Choice work are showing up at the VA clinic with harsh words for the civil servants behind the desks. They say "Choice is no choice." Or "Choice is forced choice...
Alaska VA has difficult recruiting, staffer says

...made her remarks while visiting the VA clinic in Juneau. The brightly lit the newest and smallest of the VA clinics in Alaska, clinic manager Elizabeth...expressed concern with staffing at the VA clinic in Wasilla and asked the VA's inspector...
A veteran thanks Alaskan Vets Assisting Vets

...I also found a VA system that actually cares about veterans! With help from people like Michael Appleby at the Kenai VA Clinic and Sarah at Love, INC I was able to get me and my dog Lucy settled in to a new apartment. While stoked for everything...
News and Notes

...Street in Kenai. The picnic will feature blood preasure and blood sugar checks, Flu shots and represenatives from the VA Clinic. There will also be music from the PG Band, games for kids and door prizes. Art Guild seeks donations The Peninsula...

...representatives will be on hand to answer questions, blood pressure checks, blood sugar checks and flu shots will be given by the VA clinic and there will be kids games, door prizes and a bluegrass and country jam. The Wild Game & Harvest Supper will be held...
Anthrax threats inundating state and local officials

...were investigated on Monday which in one case resulted in the temporary evacuation of about 200 workers at an Anchorage VA clinic. An employee at the Alaska VA Healthcare System and Regional Office found a letter on a bench outside alleging the building...
Around the Peninsula

...provide walk-in flu shot clinics for veterans from 8 to 10:30 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kenai VA Clinic. For more information, call 283-2231. * Central Peninsula Hospital will hold a drive-through flu shot clinic from...
?Friendship? is key word in generosity

...Nikiski, North Kenai Chapel, Kenai Christian Church and the Alien Youth group, Soldotna Elk Lodge No. 2706, Kenai VA Clinic, Nikiski Nazarene Church, Mount Redoubt Baptist Church, Bear Paw Deli, Women?s Class FBC of Kenai, Arctic Winter...
Job well done

...Kaleidoscope School, K-Beach Elementary School, Soldotna Middle School, Suzies Restaurant, Tesoro, US Coast Guard, VA Clinic, Wince,Corthel, Bryson, XTO Energy, Zada Friedersdorff, ERA Aviation. Also those who work tirelessly year after...


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