United States Department of Veterans Affairs
South Central VA Health Care Network (VISN 16)

Emergency Response and Information

Situation Update
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 10:55 AM CDT

Hurricane Season officially starts on June 1, 2013.  All VISN 16 employees, volunteers, Veterans, and family members are encouraged to keep current with weather conditions and prepare for emergencies and unexpected disasters. 

Currently, there are no VISN 16 emergency notifications at this time.

For updates, including current operating status of your nearest VISN 16 medical center or community-based outpatient clinic, please browse to your nearest medical center using the links below.

News Releases

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Daily Updates

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Media Events

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Facility Status
Parent Facility
South Central VA Health Care Network (VISN 16): Normal Operating Hours - If you are looking for the operating status of your local medical center or community-based outpatient clinic, please visit the appropriate link above.


Telephone Numbers

Emergency: 911
Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
24 Hour Nurse: 1-800-639-5137
Change Your Appointment: See Your Local Medical Center Website Above
Media Inquiries: 601-368-4477
National Veterans Helpline: 1-800-507-4571
Patient Locator: See Your Local Medical Center Website Above
Pharmacy Refill: See Your Local Medical Center Website Above
Staff Locator: See Your Local Medical Center Website Above
Telephone Care: 1-800-639-5137

Emergency Preparedness Guides

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Mississippi Department of Transportation

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Disasters and Emergencies
American Red Cross
NOAA
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