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Brazoria County
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
News Release
Friday, February 11, 2011

New VA Outpatient Clinic to Open in Lake Jackson This Summer

HOUSTON - The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) will open a new VA outpatient clinic in Lake Jackson this summer.

“Opening the Lake Jackson VA Outpatient Clinic will bring medical care closer to where our Veterans live and greatly expand VA health care access south of Houston,” said Adam C. Walmus, M.H.A., M.A., F.A.C.H.E., MEDVAMC director.

The approximately 10,000 sq. ft. clinic will be located at 208 South Oak Drive, Suites 700 and 800, Lake Jackson, 77566 near the Post Office and the Brazosport Regional Health System complex.

“An outpatient clinic in Lake Jackson is great, great news for Veterans living in Brazoria County,” said John Jerabeck, Brazoria County Veterans Service Officer. “Veterans here are really looking forward to having easy access to local VA health care.”

The clinic with 12 exam rooms will be open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The VA-staffed facility will provide primary health care, mental health care, and women’s heath services in addition to phlebotomy, X-ray, and telemedicine services. Emergency medication needs will be met on a local contract basis.

Veterans who wish to transfer their primary health care to the new Lake Jackson VA Outpatient Clinic should call 713-791-1414, press 1, then dial ext. 4989.




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