Current Operating Status - North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System
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North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System

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Current Operating Status

Situation Update

As of Thursday, September 17, 2020 4:46 PM EDT

The Marianna Community Based Outpatient Clinic will resume normal health care operations Friday, September 18, 2020

All NF/SGVHS Facilities are Fully Operational

 

Veterans who require immediate urgent care services can call the VISN 8 Clinical Contact Center at 1-877-741-3400 for 24/7 support. This service is not to be confused with emergency services. For more information about the VISN 8 Clinical Contact Center, please visit www.visn8.va.gov/ccc.asp.

Visit VISN 8 Hurricane Tips to download our Hurricane Preparedness Guide for Veterans and Families TODAY! Never underestimate the value in being prepared now – before a storm threatens.

For up-to-date information about the NF/SGVHS, check this page, visit our Facebook page, or Instagram page.  

Sign-up for automatic email updates by filling in your email address in the “Emergency Email Updates” section, located at the top right corner of this page. 

To learn more about preparedness kits, family emergency plans, and hurricane and emergency preparedness, visit www.ready.gov 



NOTE: This page is designated for imminent emergency situations that may impact operations, such as hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, and floods and will update when we have an emergency or when the emergency has passed. For updated information on COVID-19, please visit our Prepare for your visit page
 


Facility Status

Parent Facility
North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System Normal Hours
The NF/SGVHS remains in operation, we are urging those who do not require face-to-face medical care to refrain from coming to a facility. To protect Veterans & staff, face-to-face visits will be scheduled only after telephone or virtual care coordination with your provider.
Medical Centers
Malcom Randall VA Medical Center Normal Hours
The facility remains in operation, we are urging those who do not require face-to-face medical care to refrain from coming to the facility. To protect Veterans & staff, face-to-face visits will be scheduled only after telephone or virtual care coordination with your provider.
Lake City VA Medical Center Normal Hours
The facility remains in operation, we are urging those who do not require face-to-face medical care to refrain from coming to the facility. To protect Veterans & staff, face-to-face visits will be scheduled only after telephone or virtual care coordination with your provider.
Outpatient Clinics
Jacksonville, Florida Normal Hours
The facility remains in operation, we are urging those who do not require face-to-face medical care to refrain from coming to the facility. To protect Veterans & staff, face-to-face visits will be scheduled only after telephone or virtual care coordination with your provider.
Tallahassee, Florida Normal Hours
The facility remains in operation, we are urging those who do not require face-to-face medical care to refrain from coming to the facility. To protect Veterans & staff, face-to-face visits will be scheduled only after telephone or virtual care coordination with your provider.
The Villages, Florida Normal Hours
The facility remains in operation, we are urging those who do not require face-to-face medical care to refrain from coming to the facility. To protect Veterans & staff, face-to-face visits will be scheduled only after telephone or virtual care coordination with your provider.
Community Based Outpatient Clinics
Marianna, Florida Normal Hours
Ocala, Florida Normal Hours
The facility remains in operation, we are urging those who do not require face-to-face medical care to refrain from coming to the facility. To protect Veterans & staff, face-to-face visits will be scheduled only after telephone or virtual care coordination with your provider.
Palatka, Florida Normal Hours
The facility remains in operation, we are urging those who do not require face-to-face medical care to refrain from coming to the facility. To protect Veterans & staff, face-to-face visits will be scheduled only after telephone or virtual care coordination with your provider.
Perry, Florida Normal Hours
The facility remains in operation, we are urging those who do not require face-to-face medical care to refrain from coming to the facility. To protect Veterans & staff, face-to-face visits will be scheduled only after telephone or virtual care coordination with your provider.
St. Augustine, Florida Normal Hours
The facility remains in operation, we are urging those who do not require face-to-face medical care to refrain from coming to the facility. To protect Veterans & staff, face-to-face visits will be scheduled only after telephone or virtual care coordination with your provider.
St. Marys, Georgia Normal Hours
The facility remains in operation, we are urging those who do not require face-to-face medical care to refrain from coming to the facility. To protect Veterans & staff, face-to-face visits will be scheduled only after telephone or virtual care coordination with your provider.
Valdosta, Georgia Normal Hours
The facility remains in operation, we are urging those who do not require face-to-face medical care to refrain from coming to the facility. To protect Veterans & staff, face-to-face visits will be scheduled only after telephone or virtual care coordination with your provider.
Waycross, Georgia Normal Hours
The facility remains in operation, we are urging those who do not require face-to-face medical care to refrain from coming to the facility. To protect Veterans & staff, face-to-face visits will be scheduled only after telephone or virtual care coordination with your provider.

Telephone Numbers

  • Emergency: 911
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
  • 24 Hour Nurse: Scroll to Clinical Contact Center Number below
  • Change Your Appointment: Gainesville VAMC:
    352-376-1611 (local) or
    800-988-5641 (toll-free)
    Lake City VAMC:
    386-755-3016 x392465
  • Media Inquiries: VHANFLPublicAffairs@va.gov
  • National Veterans Helpline: 1-800-507-4571
  • Patient Locator: Not Available
  • Pharmacy Refill: 1-800-324-8387, 106526
  • Staff Locator: Not Available
  • Telephone Care: Clinical Contact Center 1-877-741-3400

 Personal Preparedness Checklist (2 weeks supply)

  • Water - 18 1/2 gallons of water per person (1/2 gallon for drinking, 2 gallons for bathing)
  • Food - Ready to eat canned food - juices, milk, soup; Snacks: cookies, cereals, etc.; Soft drinks, instant coffee, tea.
  • Medicine - first aid kit that contains aspirin, non-aspirin pain reliever, antacid, antiseptic, scissors, mosquito repellent
  • Personal Hygiene/Care Items: toilet paper, towels, soap, shampoo, denture needs, eyeglasses, sun protection
  • Other supplies - battery operated radio, flashlight and batteries, non-electric can opener, portable cooler and ice, plastic trash bags, tarp or sheet plastic, duct tape, cleaning supplies such as bleach, paper napkins, plates and cups, pillows and blankets.
  • Keep a record of scheduled appointments for follow-up visits, lab work and specialty care services.

Prescription Medications 

  • Keep a list of all medications in your personal preparedness kit.
  • Keep a 15 day supply of medication and supplies on hand. Do not allow your supply to go below 15 days.
  • For medications that require refrigeration - make sure you have a small portable cooler or ice chest ready for easy transport, if needed.
  • If you must evacuate, bring prescription bottles, whether full or empty of all medications that you are currently taking.

All Veterans are advised to follow evacuation orders given by local governments.

Visit the Florida Division of Emergency Management website www.floridadisaster.org for additional emergency preparedness tips.