Current Operating Status - Columbia VA Health Care System
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Columbia VA Health Care System

 

Current Operating Status

Situation Update

As of Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:16 PM EDT

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Since the beginning of March 2020, the Columbia VA Health Care System has been focused on maintaining the safety of our Veterans and staff while continuing to provide high quality care during our current COVID-19 environment.
Due to the ongoing increase of positive cases in South Carolina, we will continue to provide only emergent and urgent care to Veterans across the entire Columbia VA Health Care System. Our Emergency Department has always remained open 24/7, additionally we are open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week at our front entrance for COVID-19 screening and testing for all Veterans. 
Universal masking will continue to be used to maximize the safety of our veterans and anyone who enters our facilities for a face-to-face appointment.  We will continue to provide the majority of our appointments virtually through the use of smart phones, computers and tablets; which has become a great method for our staff to work with our Veterans and their families at a distance. The following information on this website will provide additional details on what you can expect when receiving care within the Columbia VA Health Care System. Thank you for your patience and understanding. If you need us at any time, we are only a phone call, secure message, or an e-mail away. 

All facilities within the Columbia VA HCS are now limited to one entry point.

VETERANS –

If you have flu-like symptoms such as fever, cough, and shortness of breath, CALL us at (803) 647-5829 or Toll Free at (888) 651-2683 prior to coming to the facility. In addition to calling first, consider using virtual care options such as telehealth or My HealtheVet Secure Messaging. Read VA’s latest information on the new coronavirus at https://tinyurl.com/ts7mpd2.

All Veterans WILL need to enter through the appropriate screening process via the tent at Columbia or checkpoints at the community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs). All Veterans who enter any of the Columbia VA Health Care System’s facilities will be pre-screened and we are suspending visitor entry until further notice.Visitors will be asked to wait in their car or at a table/bench for the Veteran to complete their appointment.

The Columbia VA HCS leadership has suspended the valet parking service at the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center. Veterans are encouraged to park in any designated parking spot, including the area normally reserved for valet parking. As always, you can reach our Telephone Advice Program at (803) 647-5829 or Toll Free at (888) 651-2683.


Please check back here periodically for future updates.

Facility Status

Parent Facility
Columbia VA Health Care System - Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center Limited Services
The Columbia VA HCS - the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center and all community-based outpatient clinics, are open with limited services. All virtual services of care are active. All urgent and emergency care options are open for in-person care, including mental health.
Outpatient Clinics
Anderson, SC Limited Services
The Anderson Community-Based Outpatient Clinic is are open with limited services. All virtual services of care are active. All urgent and emergency care options are open for in-person care, including mental health.
Florence, SC Limited Services
The Florence Community-Based Outpatient Clinic is are open with limited services. All virtual services of care are active. All urgent and emergency care options are open for in-person care, including mental health.
Greenville, SC Limited Services
The Greenville Community-Based Outpatient Clinic is are open with limited services. All virtual services of care are active. All urgent and emergency care options are open for in-person care, including mental health.
Orangeburg, SC Limited Services
The Orangeburg Community-Based Outpatient Clinic is are open with limited services. All virtual services of care are active. All urgent and emergency care options are open for in-person care, including mental health.
Rock Hill, SC Limited Services
The Rock Hill Community-Based Outpatient Clinic is are open with limited services. All virtual services of care are active. All urgent and emergency care options are open for in-person care, including mental health.
Spartanburg, SC Limited Services
The Spartanburg Community-Based Outpatient Clinic is are open with limited services. All virtual services of care are active. All urgent and emergency care options are open for in-person care, including mental health.
Sumter, SC Limited Services
The Sumter Community-Based Outpatient Clinic is are open with limited services. All virtual services of care are active. All urgent and emergency care options are open for in-person care, including mental health.

Telephone Numbers

  • Emergency: 911
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
  • 24 Hour Nurse: Columbia:
    803-647-5829
    Inside SC:
    1-888-651-2683
    Outside SC:
    1-800-293-8262
  • Change Your Appointment: 803-647-5829 or
    1-800-293-8262 (toll-free)
  • Media Inquiries: 803-776-4000 x6519/6998
  • National Veterans Helpline: 1-800-507-4571
  • Patient Locator: Not Available
  • Pharmacy Refill: Columbia:
    803-776-9189
    Toll-Free:
    1-800-293-8262
  • Staff Locator: Not Available
  • Telephone Care: Columbia:
    803-647-5829
    Inside SC:
    1-888-651-2683
    Outside SC:
    1-800-293-8262

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