South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS)
Veterans, if you have flu-like symptoms call your provider before you visit your local medical center or clinic. Also consider using virtual options such as telehealth or My HealtheVet Secure Messaging. More Details
Prepare for a visit: Everyone entering our facilities is screened, and visitors are limited. Face coverings are mandatory. Please contact us first before going to any of our locations. For some needs, you may be able to get care at home by phone or video.
For the latest coronavirus information: Visit the CDC website.
What's Happening at your VA
Are you a Veteran caregiver? The Elizabeth Dole Foundation has provided no cost, short-term relief for caregivers to provide them with respite. Learn about the Program
The pandemic has placed a financial strain on many South Texas Veteran families.
You can get some financial assistance from the C.O.I.N. program. Check out the flyer
Here is an additional list of resources for Veterans to receive food and housing assistance.
In an effort to make your search for local updates and resources, read the Veteran's resource guide to get the most updated information that will impact. We will update this link frequently.
They are also taking Veteran referrals at the Jaclyn Smith Foundation. Download the application.
Visitation Effective September 16, inpatients units will be able to receive one visitor at a time. Please refer to the units listed below for specific visitation times. Spinal Cord Injury Center, Community Living Center, Bone Marrow Tranplant Unit and COVID Units are still under a NO VISITATION policy.
6th - 2 to 3 p.m.
5th floor (non-COVID) - 3 to 4 p.m.
4th floor - 4 to 5 p.m.
2nd floor - 5 to 5 p.m.
All visitors will be screened at the hospital entrance and required to wear a face mask while in the facility. Visitor and inpatient are expected to wear a face mask during visitation. Visitation privileges are subject to change based on COVID-19 prevalence and facility recommendations. For additional information, please contact the unit prior to visiting.
VA is monitoring the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Call your local VA medical center if you have symptoms and have recently returned from China or have been exposed to others diagnosed with the virus.
One of the most exciting changes brought by the VA MISSION Act, is the new Urgent Care benefit. There are some requirements to qualify for this benefit. Read the Urgent Care fact sheet, then find the nearest urgent care clinic in VA's Community Care Network. Get all of that information here.
ATTENTION VETERANS!!! If you utilize your urgent care benefit, and the urgent care clinic provides a prescription, please download this Urgent Care Prescription Card, or print it and keep it with you at all times. You will need to present this information to the retail pharmacist.
VETERANS: Due to the ongoing pandemic, and out of a concern for your safety, this Friday's New Patient Orientation has been cancelled. Check the calendar for future orientations.
Events & Classes
Drive-Thru Flu Shots For Veterans
Sep 21, 2020 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (CST)
Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital
Drive-Thru Flu Shots for Veterans
Sep 21, 2020 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (CST)
North Central Federal VA Clinic
Drive-Thru Flu Shots for Veterans
Sep 21, 2020 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (CST)
Frank Tejeda Outpatient Clinic