Health Education - South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS)
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South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS)

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Health Education

Due to COVID19, many appointments have been converted, or rescheduled as telehealth appointments. To ensure the best Veterans Experience, watch this short video on how to access Video Connect so you can utilize telehealth.

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Patient Education
We want to help you learn more about your condition, how to live a healthy lifestyle, and ways to self-manage your own health. Below are some information resources so you can better manage your health.

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You can also learn more about your VA healthcare facility and what programs they offer by attending one of the New Patient Orientation briefings.

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Additional Resources

Be Informed. The VA has the Veterans Health Library that contains thousands of videos and documents free to view and download. Research any health condition so you can ask informed questions during your appointment

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