Current Operating Status - Minneapolis VA Health Care System
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Minneapolis VA Health Care System

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Current Operating Status

Situation Update

As of Tuesday, April 27, 2021 5:12 PM CDT

April 27, 2021: Returning to normal operations

Minneapolis VA Health Care System is returning to normal outpatient operations at our main facility and VA Community Clinics. We encourage you to contact your health care team so we can partner to optimize your health and address any new needs that may have arisen over the past year. Learn more

Facility Status

Parent Facility
Minneapolis VA Medical Center Normal Hours
Community Based Outpatient Clinics
Albert Lea, Minnesota Normal Hours
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin (Chippewa Valley) Normal Hours
Ely, Minnesota Normal Hours
Hayward, Wisconsin Normal Hours
Hibbing, Minnesota Normal Hours
Mankato, Minnesota Normal Hours
Maplewood, Minnesota Normal Hours
Ramsey, Minnesota (Northwest Metro) Normal Hours
Rice Lake, Wisconsin Normal Hours
Rochester, Minnesota Normal Hours
Shakopee, Minnesota Normal Hours
St. James, Minnesota (South Central) Normal Hours
Superior, Wisconsin (Twin Ports) Normal Hours
Community Resource and Referral Center (CRRC) Normal Hours
Compensation and Pension Clinic Limited Services
Our Compensation and Pension department is open but providing limited exams. No face to face exams are being done at this time.

Telephone Numbers

  • Emergency: 911
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
  • 24 Hour Nurse: 1-866-687-7382
  • Change Your Appointment: Use AudioCare
    or contact the Patient Call Center at
  • Media Inquiries: 612-467-3012
  • National Veterans Helpline: 1-800-507-4571
  • Patient Locator: 612-725-2000
  • Pharmacy Refill: 1-855-560-1721
  • Staff Locator: 612-725-2000
  • Telephone Care: 612-467-1100 or
    1-866-414-5058 x1100

Emergency Communications

During an emergency or bad weather, view this page to find out operating status and important phone numbers for the Minneapolis VA Medical Center and VA Community Clinics.

Minneapolis VA Health Care System will also use social media channels in the case of an emergency.

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