• Physicians: Help meet the needs of Veterans in Puerto Rico

    Eight months have passed since Hurricane Maria made landfall in […]

  • The power of a phone call: VA telehealth emergency response team reaches out to Puerto Rico’s Veterans

    For weeks after hurricanes Irma and Maria struck the island of Puerto Rico, Dr. Sarai Ambert-Pompey struggled to reach two of her family members — an uncle who is a Veteran and an aunt who had been sick.

  • Hurricane Maria: VA’s ongoing support for Veterans in Puerto Rico

    A month and a half after the devastation of Hurricane […]

  • Phoenix VA employees answer the call, volunteer for hurricane relief efforts

    The need for volunteers continues to increase as the situation in Puerto Rico becomes more dire, with substandard living for many on the island still recovering from the devastating Hurricane Maria.

  • Three Veterans face the full force of Hurricane Maria to retrieve life-saving medical supplies

    Sept. 20 was no ordinary morning as Hurricane Maria’s 155-mph winds and rain were lashing the island.

  • Puerto Rico National Cemetery continues to honor Veterans while recovering from Hurricane Maria

    “Everyone was ready to get back to work. Everyone wanted to continue our mission as quickly as possible.”

  • VA now hiring Medical Director in Puerto Rico

    At VA, we strive to do all we can to […]

  • Mobile medical unit brings much needed care to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico

    The Arecibo Community Based Outpatient Clinic is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for prescription refills and renewals, and other minor problems, like colds and small infections. Counseling is also available.

  • Vet Center rebounds from Hurricane Maria

    The Arecibo Vet Center reopened its doors to area Veterans almost a month after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.

  • VA, DoD, HHS evacuate Hurricane Maria medical patients

    Approximately 35 medical patients from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have arrived in Shreveport, Louisiana, via a dozen military aircraft or smaller private planes.

  • Through hurricanes, VA continues efforts to care for Veterans

    During the height of emergency operations, VA staff deemed essential spent several days “living” at the VA medical centers in order to provide seamless care for their patients sheltered-in-place.

  • VA reaches out to Veterans affected by Hurricane Maria

    While Hurricane Maria recovery efforts are underway, VA staff is ensuring that Veterans are receiving the care they need.

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