Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center
The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Waco has imposed a freeze on admitting patients and has scrapped some Fourth of July events because of a norovirus outbreak.
A team from the Department of Veterans Affairs will look into claims of racism, and discrimination at the North Texas VA Medical Center. The claims were made in a letter from the union that represents employees at the VA.
Two members of Congress said their public oversight visit to the VA North Texas System Friday, only came after extensive work trying to quietly handle complaints behind closed doors.
Current and former employees at the VA North Texas Medical System, told the CBS 11 I-Team they believe poor working conditions have contributed to several patient complaints that CBS 11 has investigated since last year.
Christmas came early at the Dallas VA Hospital Thursday. Volunteers, many of whom are veterans or active military themselves, packed and delivered some 400 gift bags for patients who otherwise might not have a holiday at all.