Work Status for Employees - VA Portland Health Care System
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Work Status for Employees

Situation Update

As of Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:45 PM PDT

Director statement regarding reporting for duty:
All VA Portland Health Care System facilities/clinics are operating with limited services with most appointments being done via phone or by video teleconference.  Face-to-face appointments and various procedures are still occurring on a case-by-case basis in accordance with VA, CDC and local health authority guidance.  The Emergency Department at Portland VA Medical Center is open for services.  In addition, current visitor restrictions are in place with details posted on the "Current Operating Status" web page.

Unless otherwise notified by their supervisor, all VA staff are expected to report to their respective duty locations as scheduled.

VA outpatient facilities are closed during Federal Holidays.

The VAPORHCS Alert Line provides up-to-date information on the operating status of the VAPORHCS' 12 sites of care.
Call 24/7 for a recorded message at (503) 721-1458 or (503) 220-8262 ext. 51458, Outside Portland Area (800) 949-1004 ext. 51458.

You can also get updates on Facebook www.facebook.com/vaportland or on Twitter www.twitter.com/vaportland.

If you would like to receive automated updates via email, please sign up with your email address on the main VAPORHCS web page under "CONNECT WITH VA PORTLAND HEALTH CARE SYSTEM."

During a VA-declared emergency:

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

All VA Portland Health Care System facilities/clinics are operating with limited services with most appointments being done via phone or by video teleconference.  Face-to-face appointments and various procedures are still occurring on a case-by-case basis in accordance with VA, CDC and local health authority guidance.  The Emergency Department at Portland VA Medical Center is open for services.  In addition, current visitor restrictions are in place with details posted on the "Current Operating Status" web page.