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VA Caribbean Healthcare System

 

Current Operating Status

Situation Update

As of Thursday, March 22, 2018 5:06 PM ADT

Most of the VA Caribbean Healthcare facilities are on normal operations. However, the Arecibo Community Based Outpatient Clinics will continue providing healthcare services at a temporary medical shelter established at the Manuel Petaca Iguina Coliseium.

In addition, to reestablish medical services in Vieques a Medical Mobile Unit (MMU) has been placed there to act a temporary clinic. The MMU will operate under the normal hours you are accustomed to receiving from the Vieques Rural Outpatient Clinic:

Monday: 07:30AM - 02:00PM
Tuesday and Friday: 07:30AM - 01:00PM
Wednesday and Thursday: 07:30AM - 04:00PM

Current Services:

•Primary Care
•Preventive Health Care
•Care of Chronic Conditions
•Eligibility /Enrollment
•Means Test Clinic
•Fee Basis
•Veterans Identification (VIC)
•Prescriptions: Prescriptions processed in our main facility, through the mail or My HealtheVet.

You can contact them at (844) 675-5412.

The MMU is stationed at the south sie parking lot of the Vieques Rual Outpatient Clinic, Co Destino Carretera #997, Vieques, PR 00765.

For further details about status of VA facilities see facility status below.

Summary of telephone numbers available and web links resources:

VA Caribbean Healthcare System main switchboard 787-641-7582 | Toll free 1-800-449-8729
Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255
Tele-care, Pharmacy and Appointments: 1-877-737-8820
www.caribbean.va.gov
www.facebook.com/vacaribbean
www.myhealth.va.gov

 

Facility Status

Parent Facility
San Juan VA Medical Center Normal Hours
Outpatient Clinics
Arecibo Limited Services Temporarily Moved to the Manuel G. "Petaca" Iguina Reyes Coliseum parking lot. No labs.
Ceiba Normal Hours
Comerio Normal Hours
Guayama Normal Hours
Mayaguez Normal Hours
Ponce - Euripides Rubio Normal Hours
St. Thomas Normal Hours
St. Croix Normal Hours Recovery from Hurricane Maria. No labs.
Utuado Normal Hours
Vieques Closed Recovery Hurricane Maria - Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) acting as a temporary clinic.

Telephone Numbers

  • Emergency: 911
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
  • 24 Hour Nurse: 1-877-741-3400
  • Change Your Appointment: Not available
  • Media Inquiries: 1-787-641-7582 x31932 or 787-409-0374
  • National Veterans Helpline: 1-800-507-4571
  • Patient Locator: Not Available
  • Pharmacy Refill: Not available
  • Staff Locator: Not Available
  • Telephone Care: 1-877-741-3400

Other Resources