Health Education - Amarillo VA Health Care System
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Amarillo VA Health Care System

 

Health Education

The staff at the Amarillo VA Health Care System have provided a number of ways for you to learn how to live a healthy lifestyle and self-manage your own health.

My HealtheVet

The MyHealtheVet - VA Health Education Library site provides Veterans and their families excellent, reliable patient education information as well as the latest VA News. Information about Veterans benefits and services is also available.

Upon registering with My HealtheVet, you will be able to:

  • refill prescriptions online
  • keep personal food and activity journals
  • monitor your personal health data, such as blood pressure and pain levels
  • maintain your own self-entered personal health record

Clinical staff provide ongoing health education during regularly scheduled outpatient clinic visits. Courses focus on:

  • health promotion
  • upcoming tests and procedures
  • medications
  • diagnoses
  • treatments

Staff can tell you about upcoming education classes that are available. There are also monthly calendars available in the clinic areas.

Health Trends Newsletters

Health Trends Newsletters are published quarterly and contain a wealth of health care information.  These newsletters are mailed to VA patients and are also available online. Health Trends Newsletters 

Contact

Esmeralda Silvestre
MyHealthEVet Coordinator
Amarillo VA Health Care System
806-354-7819