With several powerful hurricanes and tropical storms threatening the Atlantic seaboard, we thought it would be good to compile as many resources for veterans we could. If you’re on the East Coast and need assistance from the Department of Veterans Affairs, this information could help. We recommend printing this blog post in the event you lose internet service or power.
Veteran Disaster Hotline Number: 1-800-507-4571
Employee Disaster Hotline Number: 1-866-233-0152
VBA Hotline Number: 1-800-827-1000
Pharmacy Customer Care: 1- 866-400-1243
Vet Center/Counseling: 1-877-WAR-VETS
Veteran healthcare facilities in the storm zone
There are several veteran healthcare facilities within the reach of the storms. Here is a list of hospitals and clinics along with links to their websites for updated information. At the time this blog was written, all these facilities were fully operational unless otherwise noted.
|Virginia||Hampton VA Medical Center (EVACUTATED)|
|Virginia||Salem VA Medical Center|
|Virginia||Richmond VA Medical Center|
|North Carolina||Durham VA Health Care System|
|North Carolina||Salisbury VA Medical Center|
|North Carolina||Fayetteville VA Medical Center|
|North Carolina||Asheville VA Medical Center|
|South Carolina||Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (Charleston)|
|South Carolina||Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (Columbia)|
When storms such as these hit, the best thing is to be prepared. Visit www.ready.gov to learn about preparedness kits, family emergency plans, and more.