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Central Texas VA cancels Memorial Day event

Posted at 10:28 AM, May 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-18 11:28:22-04

WACO, TX — Central Texas Veterans Health Care System's Memorial Day event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Central Texas VA said the Memorial Day event, which had been scheduled for Monday, May 28, in Waco, Texas, has been canceled amid concerns surrounding COVID-19.

"Central Texas Veterans Health Care System made this decision out of an abundance of caution for the health, safety and well-being of vulnerable populations like older Veterans and those with underlying medical conditions, as identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention," the statement said.

"We salute and thank all our Veterans."