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Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas

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Current Operating Status

Situation Update

As of Wednesday, August 19, 2015 1:14 PM CDT

The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center is open and fully operational at this time.

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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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