West Texas VA Health Care System to close for mourning of late President George H.W. Bush

BIG SPRING -- The West Texas VA Health Care System will be closed on Wednesday for a day of mourning honoring the late President George H.W. Bush.

According to a press release, the closure will apply to all of WTVAHCS including Community Based Outpatient Clinics in Abilene, Permian Basin, San Angelo and Hobbs, New Mexico.

Staff members will be working to contact patients to reschedule appointments that have been canceled because of the closure.

WTVAHCS will be reopened on Thursday, December 6 at 8 a.m.