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 Friday, January 10, 2020 12:14 PM EST

DoD 100% Gate Security
Situation Update Web Post

All military bases currently require 100% ID checks for everyone entering the base. ID checks and passes are required for Veterans and individuals traveling with them to their appointments. If someone traveling with you does not have base access, they must go to the Visitor’s Center to obtain a pass before accompanying you to your appointment.

Goose Creek

Visitor’s Center:
1650 Red Bank Road
One picture ID that is Real ID compliant such as driver’s license, state issued ID or passport that does not state “Not for Federal ID” is required to get a base pass.


Visitor’s Center:
Located next to Front Gate

Two forms of picture ID are required to get a base pass.


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: 843-789-7699
  • 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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