California, Dept. of Veterans Affairs Strengthen Covid Rules for Health Care Workers

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will require its 115,000 front line health care workers to be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus COVID-19 over the next two months, making it the first federal agency to mandate vaccination. Meanwhile, California, easily the largest state in the union, has enacted new guidance that will require all state…

Disabled Veteran Wins Home Care from VA, Highlights Caregiver Crisis

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs settled a lawsuit on June 15 with Michael Williamson, a disabled veteran from Springfield, Oregon, who sued the federal agency earlier this year after he was told his home health care would soon end due to a lack of caregivers. According to the January 23 lawsuit in U.S.…