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VA Minneapolis health care facility operating statuses and emergency information.

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Situation update

Monday, Jan 10, 3:00 p.m. CST

Visiting inpatient areas

Due to high rates of community COVID-19 infection, inpatient visitation is not allowed. Exceptions will be made on a case by case basis (i.e.: end of life care).

Visiting outpatient clinics, the emergency department and procedure areas

No visitors allowed. Veterans with outpatient appointments are allowed one (1) medically necessary caregiver at their appointment.

Face masks

Everyone who enters our facilities is required to wear a face mask over their nose and chin at all times to keep our patients and health care workers healthy.

Facility operating statuses

Minneapolis VA Medical Center
Facility notice
Due to high rates of community COVID-19 infection, inpatient visitation is not allowed. Exceptions will be made on a case by case basis (i.e.: end of life cares). Veterans with outpatient appointments are allowed one (1) medically necessary caregiver at their appointment.
Albert Lea VA Clinic
Facility notice
Veterans with outpatient appointments are allowed one (1) medically necessary caregiver at their appointment.
Chippewa Valley VA Clinic
Facility notice
Veterans with outpatient appointments are allowed one (1) medically necessary caregiver at their appointment.
Ely VA Clinic
Facility notice
Veterans with outpatient appointments are allowed one (1) medically necessary caregiver at their appointment.
Fort Snelling VA Clinic
Limited services and hours
Our Compensation and Pension department is open but providing limited exams. No face to face exams are being done at this time.
Hayward VA Clinic
Facility notice
Veterans with outpatient appointments are allowed one (1) medically necessary caregiver at their appointment.
Hibbing VA Clinic
Facility notice
Veterans with outpatient appointments are allowed one (1) medically necessary caregiver at their appointment.
Lyle C. Pearson Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Facility notice
Veterans with outpatient appointments are allowed one (1) medically necessary caregiver at their appointment.
Maplewood VA Clinic
Facility notice
Veterans with outpatient appointments are allowed one (1) medically necessary caregiver at their appointment.
Minneapolis VA Clinic
Normal services and hours
Northwest Metro VA Clinic
Facility notice
Veterans with outpatient appointments are allowed one (1) medically necessary caregiver at their appointment.
Rice Lake VA Clinic
Facility notice
Veterans with outpatient appointments are allowed one (1) medically necessary caregiver at their appointment.
Rochester VA Clinic
Facility notice
Veterans with outpatient appointments are allowed one (1) medically necessary caregiver at their appointment.
Shakopee VA Clinic
Facility notice
Veterans with outpatient appointments are allowed one (1) medically necessary caregiver at their appointment.
St. James VA Clinic
Facility notice
Veterans with outpatient appointments are allowed one (1) medically necessary caregiver at their appointment.
Twin Ports VA Clinic
Facility notice
Veterans with outpatient appointments are allowed one (1) medically necessary caregiver at their appointment.

Emergency information

Patient resources

Emergency: 911

Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255, select 1

24-hour nurse: 866-687-7382

Change your appointment:

Media inquiries: 612-467-3012

National Veterans Helpline: 800-507-4571

Patient locator: 612-725-2000

Pharmacy refill: 855-560-1721

Staff locator: 612-725-2000

Telephone care: 612-467-1100 or 866-414-5058, ext. 1100