September 13, 2007
HOUSTON, TX – The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical (MEDVAMC) has returned to normal operations. The Outpatient Clinics in Galveston, Texas City, and Beaumont remain closed today. The Charles Wilson VA Outpatient Clinic in Lufkin and the Conroe VA Outpatient Clinic remain operational, however no van or bus service will be available to the MEDVAMC.
Veterans who wish to reschedule cancelled appointments may call the VA Network Telecare Center Hotline at (713) 794-8985 or toll-free 1-800-639-5137.
Veterans who need medical advice should call the VA Network Telecare Center Hotline at (713) 794-8985 or toll-free 1-800-639-5137. Registered nurses, pharmacists, and administrative clerks are ready to answer veteran health care questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The VA Network Telecare Center is not for life-threatening emergencies. Persons with life-threatening emergencies should immediately call 911.