TALLAHASSEE – With Hurricane Irma approaching the State of Florida, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is announcing temporary closings and suspensions of many clinics and services. Patients who had scheduled appointments will be contacted to reschedule their appointments. Complete address and contact information for all VA facilities in Florida can be found online at http://www.va.gov/DIRECTORY/guide/state.asp?dnum=ALL&STATE=FL
Veterans, their beneficiaries and caregivers may contact the VA’s Health Resource Center Disaster Hotline at 1-800-507-4571, regarding VA health benefits, eligibility, billing and pharmacy-related inquiries, during the storm period.
Visit http://www.floridadisaster.org to find information on shelters, road closures and evacuation routes.
The Florida Emergency Information Line has been activated and is available 24/7 at 1-800-342-3557.