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The Fourteener, Eastern Colorado Health Care Systems' digital quarterly newsletter

 The Fourteener, October 2019

In this edition, we will introduce you to our new Director and tell you more about ECHCS, a comprehensive picture of services offered at Jewell Clinic, a Regional Amputation Center, how one Veteran shed 200 pounds using the MOVE! program and more!

 The Fourteener, April 2019

 The edition of the Fourteener features in an depth look at the Golden Clinic and the services it provides to our Veterans! Also, a look at ECHCS and its Recreational Therapy Program and more in this fifth issue!


Fourteener April 2019 The Fourteener's fourth issue features The Golden Outpatient Clinic in Golden, Colorado, a Medal of Honor Ceremony at the  PFC Floyd K. Lindstrom outpatient Clinic in Colorado Springs., Colorado and more!
Fourteener January 2019
The third edition of The Fourteener opens 2019 with features on
the Alamosa Outpatient Clinic, the
VA Healthcare Provider of the Year,
one of your ECHCS Providers and more!
Fourteener October 2018 October 2019's edition of your VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System
newsletter features the PFC Floyd K. Lindstrom Outpatient Clinic in
Colorado Springs., Colorado  
Fourteener July 2018 The inagural edition of ECHCS's
digital quarterly newlsetter features
the opening of the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center in Aurora, Colorado. 

The ECHCS Office of Public Affairs serves as the initial contact for reporters, producers, and other media representatives seeking information about the Eastern Colorado Health Care System or wishing to interview faculty/staff experts. This office functions as ECHCS' news bureau, serving as the primary source of information about the institution, patient care, staff and staff collaboration, awards, reviews, accreditations, medical and research advances, environmental safety, and technological advances. 

In the event of an emergency or other ongoing event, you will find the most recent updates on our Facebook page at or our Twitter feed at

Brandy Morrison
ECHCS Public Affairs Officer
1700 N Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80045
Office: (720)723-6532
Cell: (720)245-1550


The following guidelines can assist you in arranging interviews, video sessions, or photo opportunities with ECHCS newsmakers

  • Call the Public Affairs Office to arrange all interviews with any VA staff member. We will respond as quickly as we can. (Patients seeking medical advice should contact their health care provider or dial 911 for medical emergencies.)
  • Advance notice of on-site interviews is necessary so staff can arrange locations for media interviews or photo shoots and line up appropriate sources for your story.
  • All film crews and photographers must be accompanied while on campus. Our main priority is patient privacy and adherence to HIPPA regulations. We also want to make sure you get the information you are looking for and to coordinate shoot locations and ensure interviews go smoothly.
  • If you are a student working on a research paper and looking to interview a veteran about his military experience, we encourage you to contact a Veterans Service Organization for assistance.  You can find a comprehensive list at  Alternatively, contact the United Veterans committee of Colorado at


Brandy Morrison
Public Affairs Officer
Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center

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