VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
After nearly 700 area veterans waited up to a year for medical treatment, local VA officials have taken a pro-active stance.
In May of last year the opening of the VA Hospital’s new medical building in Oakland was a tonic after all the bad publicity because of the Legionella bacteria outbreak at veterans’ facilities here.
Legionella has turned up at another local VA facility.
The VA in Pittsburgh has announced the death of another veteran as a result of Legionnaires’ disease.
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a veteran who went missing from the veteran’s hospital in Pittsburgh’s Oakland section.
More than 600 veterans in wheelchairs have taken over the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. They are here for the 31st National Veterans Wheelchair Games.
Athletes from all over came to Pittsburgh Sunday to gear up for the start of the 31st Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games.