My HealtheVet

About My HealtheVet

This official site of VA.gov offers you information, tools and resources to help you partner with your health care team to manage your health. Here you may find useful resources when you need them. These support tools and resources are designed to enrich your experience and help you make informed decisions.

https://www.myhealth.va.gov/mhv-portal-web/web/myheath/about-mhv

https://www.myhealth.va.gov/mhv-portal-web/home

The My HealtheVet Community

The My HealtheVet Community is where you can find all kinds of information about your Veteran community. There are links to news and events, information on volunteering, VA benefits as well as health information you can use.

https://www.myhealth.va.gov/mhv-portal-web/mhv-community

VA Mobile Apps

VA offers a variety of health-related mobile apps for Veterans to help them take control of their health care from the palm of their hands. Veterans with a My HealtheVet Premium account can access these apps that will either be downloaded directly to a mobile device or through a mobile-friendly website. Find some of the most popular ones listed below, or visit the VA App Store for a full and detailed list.

https://www.myhealth.va.gov/mhv-portal-web/mobile-apps

Mental Health Support

This site helps Veterans and family members recognize and deal with mental and behavioral health problems. Remember, seeking help is a sign of strength.

COVID-19 Awareness for Veterans

This report summarizes what is known about the status of COVID-19 patients who have been tested or treated at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities.

https://accesstocare.va.gov/Healthcare/COVID19NationalSummary/

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information on signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and access to other resources on this illness.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html

The Coronavirus Self-Checker is an interactive clinical assessment tool that will assist individuals ages 13 and older, and parents and caregivers of children ages 2 to 12 on deciding when to seek testing or medical care if they suspect they or someone they know has contracted COVID-19 or has come into close contact with someone who has COVID-19. The online, mobile-friendly tool asks a series of questions, and based on the user’s responses, provides recommended actions and resources.

The latest information on vaccines for COVID-19 should only be sought from vetted sources. Here are some key information sources:

Online Medical Libraries for Veterans and their Families

My HealtheVet VA site provides two extensive online medical libraries (the Medical Library and Medline Plus) to help you and your family get healthy and stay well. It includes information on health problems common to Veterans (heart and lung problems, diabetes, mental health, senior health, and rehabilitation), topics of special interest (Agent Orange, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), women Veterans health, combat-related cold injury and traumatic brain injury (TBI), Go-To Guides and videos.

https://veteranshealthlibrary.va.gov

https://www.veteranshealthlibrary.va.gov/Resources/VideoLibrary/

https://www.medlineplus.gov