VA Caribbean Healthcare System
Current Operating Status
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
•Preventive Health Care
•Care of Chronic Conditions
•Means Test Clinic
•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
|San Juan VA Medical Center||Normal Hours|
|Arecibo||Limited Services||Temporarily Moved to the Manuel G. "Petaca" Iguina Reyes Coliseum parking lot. No labs.|
|Ponce - Euripides Rubio||Normal Hours|
|St. Thomas||Normal Hours|
|St. Croix||Normal Hours||Recovery from Hurricane Maria. No labs.|
|Vieques||Closed||Recovery Hurricane Maria - Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) acting as a temporary clinic.|
- 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