Bay Pines VA Healthcare System Status for Tropical Storm Isaac
August 27, 2012
BAY PINES, FL – Bay Pines VA Healthcare System emergency management officials are actively monitoring Tropical Strom Isaac as it continues its general path toward South Florida. Due to anticipated severe weather associated with the storm, the following Bay Pines VA Healthcare System outpatient clinics are closed Monday, August 27.
In addition, all appointments, outpatient services and elective procedures at the main Bay Pines VA Medical Center have also been cancelled. Patients with appointments scheduled for Monday at any of our locations will be contacted by VA staff to reschedule as soon as possible.
All Bay Pines VA employees, patients and families are encouraged to continue taking necessary hurricane preparedness actions in anticipation of severe weather. For updated information about clinic closures and other important announcements, please call 727-398-9500 or visit www.baypines.va.gov. You can also receive updated information by liking us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/VAbaypines.
About the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System
The Bay Pines VA is one of the nation’s leading VA healthcare systems, employing more than 3,800 medical professionals and support staff dedicated to providing the very best care to Veterans residing in southwest Florida. The Bay Pines VA is accredited by The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. The healthcare system is also a three-time winner of the Robert W. Carey Circle of Excellence Award, the VA’s top honor for quality achievement.
The Bay Pines VA operates nine health care facilities to include the main medical center located in Bay Pines and outpatient clinics located in Bradenton, Fort Myers, Naples, Palm Harbor, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, and Sebring. Every year Bay Pines VAHCS treats nearly 100,000 Veterans while providing a full range of high quality medical, psychiatric, and extended care services in outpatient, inpatient, nursing home, and home care settings.