United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Bay Pines VA Healthcare System

Bay Pines VA Healthcare System Status for Tropical Storm Isaac

August 27, 2012

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Outpatient Clinics to reopen Tuesday, August 28

BAY PINES, FL – The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System will reopen all outpatient services Tuesday, Aug. 28. This includes all outpatient community clinics, outpatient clinics at the main Bay Pines VA Medical Center, surgeries and medical procedures.
Patient appointment cancellations for Monday, August 27 will be rescheduled as soon as possible. VA staff will make contact with all patients to reschedule any cancelled appointments.

Bay Pines VA Healthcare System emergency management officials continue to monitor Tropical Strom Isaac as it continues its general path toward the northern Gulf Coast. As a precaution, all Bay Pines VA employees, Veteran and families are encouraged to remain vigilant as weather systems past through the area.

For updated information about the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, please 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.