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Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center


Current Operating Status

Situation Update

As of Thursday, October 13, 2016 4:25 PM EDT

Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center resumes normal operations; VA outpatient clinic status update 

VAMC STATUS:  The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center and all VA outpaient clinics are on a normal operating schedule. Clinic staff are calling patients to reschedule appointments that were cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew.

CBOC STATUS: All the Charleston VA outpatient clinics are operating on a normal schedule.

Savannah CBOC: Savannah patients with appointments should continue to report to the 325 West Montgomery Crossroad location. The move to the new clinic has been postponed. 

PATIENT STATUS:  All outpatient clinics except Savannah are open and operating normally. Clinic staff are calling patients to reschedule appointments that were cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew. Inpatients that were transferred to other VA facilities began returning to Charleston VAMC on Tuesday, October 11.    

VA VOLUNTEERS: Volunteers should report at their regularly scheduled times.

STORM RECOVERY: People with storm losses can register simply by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362), which is video relay service accessible. Applicants who are deaf or hard-of-hearing can use TTY 800-462-7585. Online registration is available at or through a smartphone or tablet at


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Employees should visit the Work Status for Employees page for more information.

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Facility Status

Parent Facility
Ralph H. Johnson VAMC Normal Hours
Community Based Outpatient Clinics
Beaufort VA Clinic Normal Hours
Goose Creek VA Clinic Normal Hours
Hinesville VA Clinic Normal Hours
Myrtle Beach VA Clinic Normal Hours
Trident VA Clinic Normal Hours
Savannah VA Clinic Normal Hours

Telephone Numbers

  • Emergency: 911
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
  • 24 Hour Nurse: 843-577-5011 or 1-888-878-6884
  • Change Your Appointment: 843-577-5011 or 1-888-878-6884
  • Media Inquiries: 843-789-7677
  • National Veterans Helpline: 1-800-507-4571
  • Patient Locator: 843-577-5011 or 1-888-878-6884
  • Pharmacy Refill: 843-577-5011 or 1-888-878-6884
  • Staff Locator: 843-577-5011 or 1-888-878-6884
  • Telephone Care: 1-888-878-6884