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Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas

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VA Outpatient Clinics Reopen Wednesday

September 2, 2008

Beaumont & Lufkin return to normal operations.

HOUSTON - The Beaumont VA Outpatient Clinic and the Charles Wilson VA Outpatient Clinic in Lufkin will return to normal operations on Wednesday, September 3, 2008.  The vans transporting veterans to the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) in Houston will also run as normal.

To reschedule cancelled appointments, veterans may call the Appointment Center at (713) 794-8985 or toll free 1-800-639-5137.

All VA personnel are required to report for their normal tour of duty on Wednesday, September 3, 2008.

If you have a life-threatening emergency, immediately call 911.  Veterans who need medical advice may also call the VA Network Telecare Center Hotline at (713) 794-8985 or toll-free 1-800-639-5137. Registered nurses, pharmacists, and administrative clerks at the VA Network Telecare Center 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.

For more information, visit the MEDVAMC Web site at

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