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Holiday Schedule

Unless otherwise indicated, Phoenix VA Health Care System ambulatory clinics, surgery, administration and outpatient clinics are closed during federal holidays. The following are 2024 holidays:


  • Monday, January 1, New Year's Day 
  • Monday, January 15, Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Monday, February 19, Washington's Birthday*
  • Monday, May 27, Memorial Day
  • Wednesday, June 19, Juneteenth National Independence Day
  • Thursday, July 4, Independence Day 
  • Monday, September 2, Labor Day
  • Monday, October 14, Columbus Day
  • Monday, November 11, Veterans Day
  • Thursday, November 28, Thanksgiving Day
  • Wednesday, December 25, Christmas Day

* This holiday is designated as "Washington’s Birthday" in section 6103(a) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees. Though other institutions such as state and local governments and private businesses may use other names, it is our policy to always refer to holidays by the names designated in the law.

The Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center Emergency Department remains available 24/7.  

For questions during normal business hours, please call 602-277-5551 or find specific information about our medical center here, Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center.