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Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas

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Situation Update

As of Tuesday, May 26, 2015 9:54 AM CDT

Attention Veterans and employees. Please pay close attention to the weather and the road conditions in your area before heading into the Medical Center or one of our clinics. Your safety is our top priority. If you need to reschedule your appointment please call our telephone care line at 713-794-8985. Please exercise safety and tune in to local news station for road closures in your area.

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Telephone Numbers

  • Emergency: 911
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
  • 24 Hour Nurse: 713-794-8985 (local)
    or 1-800-639-5137
  • Change Your Appointment: 713-794-8985 (local)
    or 1-800-639-5137
  • Media Inquiries: 713-794-7349
  • National Veterans Helpline: 1-800-507-4571
  • Patient Locator: 713-794-8736
  • Pharmacy Refill: 713-794-7648 (local)
    or 1-800-454-1062
  • Staff Locator: 1-866-233-0152
  • Telephone Care: 713-794-8985 (local)
    or 1-800-639-5137
  • VA Police: 713-794-7106
  • Employee Helpline: 1-866-233-0152

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It is the Department of Veterans Affair's fourth mission to provide contingency support to the Department of Defense and the Public Health Service during times of disaster or national emergency.

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