Current Operating Status - Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
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Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center


Current Operating Status

Situation Update

As of Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:22 PM EDT

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

To protect our patients and caregivers, Charleston VAMC and its clinics are limiting public entrances to the West Entrance by the Emergency Department at the VAMC and front entrance at all clinics. Staff are screening at those entrances with basic questions to help ensure individuals get the care they need while not exposing patients, staff and other guests. Visitors are not allowed except in extenuating circumstances such as Veteran patients requiring assistance getting to and completing their appointment, critical care or end-of-life patients. Charleston VAMC and its clinics are changing face-to-face appointments to video or telephone appointments. The date and time of your scheduled appointment will not change. Veterans who need to come to their appointment in person will be contacted. If you have an urgent need to be seen, have symptoms such as fever, cough and shortness of breath or have questions regarding your scheduled appointment, contact 843-789-6400 or 1-888-878-6884. Read VA’s latest information on the new coronavirus at


Facility Status

Parent Facility
Ralph H. Johnson VAMC Normal Hours
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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: 843-789-7699
  • 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
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