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VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System

 

Rural Mobile Medical Unit


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Mobile Medical Unit is comming to Falfurrias, Texas

 

Mobile Medical Unit Information

HARLINGEN, Texas -- VA Texas Valley Costal Bend Health Care System’s Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) is scheduled to be at the following locations on dates listed below.

VA Mobile Medical Unit
Schedule for 2018 visits

May 16, 2018 – Falfurrias VFW

June 20, 2018 – Roma VFW

July 18, 2018 – Port Isabel American Legion

August 15, 2018 – Falfurrias VFW

September 19, 2018 – Roma VFW

October 17, 2018 – Port Isabel American Legion

November 21, 2018 – Falfurrias VFW

December 19, 2018 – Roma VFW

Address of locations for MMU visits:

Falfurrias VFW: 700 East Rice Street, Falfurrias, Texas 78355

Roma VFW: 1708 North Flores Street, Roma, Texas 78584

Port Isabel American Legion: 819 South Garcia Street, Port Isabel, Texas 78578

All locations are scheduled to provide services from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Please note: Schedule is subject to change without prior notification such as in the case of the Mobile Medical Unit needing repairs, or if it is deployed in support of other official assignments such as humanitarian relief efforts.

Veterans in the listed towns and surrounding communities are encouraged to visit the Mobile Medical Unit.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has deployed MMUs for more than 20 years. MMUs deliver primary care and other services to enrolled Veterans with limited access to VA healthcare services due to low population density, remoteness, or limited local demand for specialized services.

MMUs have also been used to identify and enroll Veterans who, for several reasons, may not have sought needed care and services at permanent VA facilities.

MMUs can also provide service continuity during emergencies when permanent sites of care are disabled or insufficient to meet the demand for healthcare services. 

The Mobile Medical Unit was recently used as part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ recovery efforts during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. 

For more information, contact Reynaldo Leal, public affairs officer: 956-291-9340, or via e-mail at reynaldo.leal2@va.gov.

 

Changes to the scheduled will be posted as they become available.