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 Monday, April 6, 2020 12:38 PM CDT

Veterans who receive care from the Minneapolis VA Health Care System can access VA care from home through the VA Health Chat app. Use VA Health Chat to receive medical advice, refill VA prescriptions, send non-urgent messages to your care team, and more through online chat on your computer, mobile device, or tablet.

Learn more: VA Health Chat app


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

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 wheather, view this page to find out operating status and important phone numbers for the Minneapolis VA Medical Center and Community Based Outpatient Clinics.

Minneapolis VA Health Care System will also use social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter in the case of an emergency.

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