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News Release
VA Portland Health Care System among those affected by nationwide phone issue - 12/27/18

VA Portland Health Care System is experiencing a distruption to phone service along with many organizations across the U.S. today, Thursday, Dec. 27th. Veterans and their families should be aware of the problem and know that the VA is working with the phone carrier to resolve the issue. The VA routinely uses a VA call center on evenings and weekends in another area of the country for backup service and it is now activated to support our Veterans. That call center is not affected by the current phone outage. Veterans who are impacted by the outage and need to schedule or cancel appointments or contact pharmacy can call 888-838-6446. For emergencies Veterans should contact 911 or go to nearest ER.