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Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas

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Lake Jackson VA Clinic Opens for Patient Care on October 11


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Lake Jackson Clinic

Lake Jackson Clinic

Monday, August 8, 2011

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place Friday, October 7, 10 a.m.

HOUSTON - The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) will open a VA outpatient clinic in Lake Jackson on Tuesday, October 11, 2011.

"Opening the Lake Jackson VA Outpatient Clinic will bring medical care closer to where our Veterans live and greatly expand VA health care access south of Houston," said Adam C. Walmus, M.H.A., M.A., F.A.C.H.E., MEDVAMC director.

The approximately 10,000 sq. ft. clinic will be located at 208 South Oak Drive, Suites 700 and 800, Lake Jackson, 77566 near the Post Office and the Brazosport Regional Health System complex.

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place on Friday, October 7, 2011 at 10 a.m. The event is open to the public and all Veterans are invited to attend. Tours of the clinic will be available after the ceremony.

“An outpatient clinic in Lake Jackson is great, great news for Veterans living in Brazoria County,” said John Jerabeck, Brazoria County Veterans Service Officer. “Veterans here are really looking forward to having easy access to local VA health care.”

The clinic, with 12 exam rooms, will be open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The VA-staffed facility will provide primary health care, mental health care, and women’s heath services in addition to phlebotomy, X-ray, and telemedicine services. Emergency medication needs will be met on a local contract basis.

Veterans who wish to transfer their primary health care to the new Lake Jackson VA Outpatient Clinic should call 713-791-1414, press 1, then dial ext. 4989.

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