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Work Status for Employees

Situation Update

As of Tuesday, January 17, 2017 9:29 AM PST

Director statement regarding reporting for duty:
As of Jan. 17, 2017, The Dalles CBOC is closed for the remainder of the day due to bad weather & road conditions in the area.  All other VAPORHCS clinics and services are currently operating during normal hours.  There is a potential for increased icy road conditions throughout the Portland area today/tomorrow; we will update this web site if the operational status changes for VAPORHCS.  
Updates will be communicated accordingly here, on the VAPORHCS Facebook page, and on the Alert Line at 503-721-1458.   

Due to the vital nature of hospital service, it is imperative that VHAPORHCS be able to continue to offer medical care in spite of severe weather or other conditions.  As such, when these conditions occur, employees are asked to make a reasonable effort to report for their scheduled tour of duty every day.

Please keep your supervisor informed of your status or if you have any questions/issues.

Thank you.

 

During a VA-declared emergency:

If you cannot make it to work and are unable to contact your supervisor, then please go to the VA Employee Emergency Information web site to post information about you and your status in this emergency.

VA Employees should return to this page for updates. For more information about this emergency, go to our main Emergency Information page.

VA Employee Helpline:

During emergencies, VA employees may call 1-866-233-0152 for assistance and information about VA facilities.