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VA Caribbean Healthcare System


Current Operating Status

Situation Update

As of Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:37 PM AST

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 the Vieques Rural Clinic has been closed because the municipality is currently performing cleaning of the facility where the VA Clinic is located. VA Staff is visiting veteran patients at their homes in Viequest. 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


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 - VA staff are visiting veteran patients at their homes.

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