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WDVA COVID-19 messages and status updates for family members of Veterans Homes residents

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COVID-19 Safety Measures - WDVA Veterans Services Offices - UPDATE ON AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES

Published: 03/26/2020

COVID-19 Safety Measures - WDVA Veterans Services Offices - UPDATE ON AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES

All Washington Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) &
Veteran Services and Counseling & Wellness Programs (VSCW) have transitioned to phone or video appointments
with Veterans and their Families.

The Olympia Central Office, King County Service Center and the… read more

WDVA Update on COVID-19 - Coronavirus - Updated March 24, 2020

Published: 03/24/2020

Dear Veterans Home Family or Representative,

We are sending this letter in our continuing effort to keep you informed of how our Homes are modifying services during the COVID-19 crisis. 

As of today, we have no cases of COVID-19 in any of our Veterans Homes.  Our priority remains keeping our residents, our staff, and you safe and healthy.  The changes we’ve had to make to do… read more

WDVA Update on COVID-19 - Coronavirus - Updated March 24, 2020

Published: 03/24/2020

March 24, 2020

Dear Veterans Home Family or Representative,

We are sending this letter in our continuing effort to keep you informed of how our Homes are modifying services during the COVID-19 crisis. 

As of today, we have no cases of COVID-19 in any of our Veterans Homes.  Our priority remains keeping our residents, our staff, and you safe and healthy.  The changes we’ve… read more

COVID-19 Safety Measures - WDVA Veterans Services Offices - Update on Available Services

Published: 03/19/2020

COVID-19 Safety Measures - WDVA Veterans Services Offices - Update on Available Services

On Friday, March 20, 2020, in efforts to practice good social distancing and prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus):

ALL Washington Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Veteran Services and Counseling & Wellness Programs (VSCW) will reduce staff at in-office locations to a… read more

COVID-19 Safety Measures - WDVA Veterans Services Offices - Update on Available Services

Published: 03/19/2020

COVID-19 Safety Measures - WDVA Veterans Services Offices - Update on Available Services

On Friday, March 20, 2020, in efforts to practice good social distancing and prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus):

ALL Washington Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Veteran Services and Counseling & Wellness Programs (VSCW) will reduce staff at in-office locations to a minimum… read more

Washington State Veterans Cemetery - Update on Available Services

Published: 03/18/2020

UPDATE: 4/3/20

The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) State Veterans Cemetery, Medical Lake resumed interment services for Veterans and eligible individuals effective Monday, March 30.  WDVA is limiting attendees to groups of 10 or fewer immediate family members only, in accordance with state directives.  Larger groups will be asked to reduce their numbers or be refused… read more

Washington State Veterans Cemetery - Update on Available Services

Published: 03/18/2020

The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) State Veterans Cemetery, Medical Lake resumed interment services for Veterans and eligible individuals effective Monday, March 30.  WDVA is limiting attendees to groups of 10 or fewer immediate family members only, in accordance with state directives.  Larger groups will be asked to reduce their numbers or be refused service. 
 
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Notice of Suspension of Volunteer Services at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery

Published: 03/17/2020

Notice of Suspension of Volunteer Services at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery

WDVA and the Cemetery staff thank each of you for your selfless dedication to our mission and those we serve. The cemetery currently remains open for burials and visitation.

In light of the ongoing and rapidly changing environment, and out of an abundance of caution we are suspending all… read more

Notice of Suspension of Volunteer Services at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery

Published: 03/17/2020

Notice of Suspension of Volunteer Services at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery

WDVA and the Cemetery staff thank each of you for your selfless dedication to our mission and those we serve. The cemetery currently remains open for burials and visitation.

In light of the ongoing and rapidly changing environment, and out of an abundance of caution we are suspending all… read more

Visitors to All Washington Veterans Homes Restricted to Essential Health Care Personnel and Compassionate Care, such as End of Life Situations

Published: 03/14/2020

Visitors to All Washington Veterans Homes Restricted to Essential Health Care Personnel and Compassionate Care, such as End of Life Situations

In an effort to prevent possible COVID-19 exposure to residents and staff, all Washington Veterans Homes will follow the guidance of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and further restrict visitors.  This policy is in line… read more