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James J. Peters VA Medical Center


Current Operating Status

Situation Update

As of Wednesday, May 2, 2018 6:55 PM EDT

Inclement Weather in the Local Commuting Area
During severe weather conditions, hurricanes and large snowstorms, patients are encouraged to call their VA Medical Center or outpatient clinic to reschedule appointments if necessary. Patients will be informed of clinic closings and appointment rescheduling.

Atlantic Hurricane Season: Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed.
You are encouraged to be aware of weather conditions, keep your gas tank full and keep an emergency supply kit on hand. It is important to prepare your family for unexpected disasters and emergencies. Visit to learn about preparedness kits, family emergency plans and more. For VA updates and the latest VA emergency response information, visit our site often

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Facility Status

Parent Facility
James J. Peters VA Medical Center Normal Hours
Outpatient Clinics
Queens Community Clinic Normal Hours
White Plains Community Clinic Normal Hours
Yonkers Community Clinic Normal Hours

Telephone Numbers

  • Emergency: 911
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
  • 24 Hour Nurse: Monday-Friday
    4:30 pm-8:00 am
    Weekends and holidays
    Open 24 Hours
  • Change Your Appointment: 718-584-9000, press 2
  • Media Inquiries: 718-584-9000 x6620 or
  • National Veterans Helpline: 1-800-507-4571
  • Patient Locator: 718-584-9000
  • Pharmacy Refill: 1-888-327-9670
  • Staff Locator: Not Available
  • Telephone Care: Monday-Friday
    4:30 pm-8:00 am
    Weekends and holidays
    Open 24 Hours