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

 

Current Operating Status

Situation Update

As of Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:47 AM CDT

Hurricane Delta Update:

Due to the mandatory evacuation of Calcasieu and Jefferson Davis parishes due to Hurricane Delta, the Jennings and Lake Charles VA clinics will be closed Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9.  The safety of our Veterans and staff are our primary concern.  

 

Normal operations are currently in place for all other Community Based Outpatient Clinics. 

Thank you, Veterans, for your patience and your loved one's patience as we return to improved operations. 

Veterans are also encouraged to call VA's Health Resource Center at (800) 507-4571 or any other concerns about their care. The phone line will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

If you have a question regarding your health care or need to discuss a new medical issue, please call 318-473-0010—Extension 5083 during regular duty hours or 318-473-0010—Extension 4402 after normal working hours to speak with our Nursing Officer on Duty. 

If you need to cancel or reschedule an existing appointment, please call 318-473-0010—Extension 5083 during regular duty hours.

Facility Status

Parent Facility
Alexandria VA Health Care System Normal Hours
Community Based Outpatient Clinics
Jennings, LA Closed
Due to the mandatory evacuation of Calcasieu and Jefferson Davis parishes due to Hurricane Delta, the Jennings and Lake Charles VA clinics will be closed Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9.
Lafayette, LA Normal Hours
Fort Polk, LA Normal Hours
Natchitoches, LA Normal Hours
Campus B Lafayette Normal Hours
Lake Charles Outpatient Clinic Closed
Due to the mandatory evacuation of Calcasieu and Jefferson Davis parishes due to Hurricane Delta, the Jennings and Lake Charles VA clinics will be closed Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9.

Telephone Numbers

  • Emergency: 911
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
  • 24 Hour Nurse: 800-375-8387
  • Change Your Appointment: 318-473-0010 (option 5)
  • Media Inquiries: 800-375-8387
  • National Veterans Helpline: 1-800-507-4571
  • Patient Locator: 800-375-8387
  • Pharmacy Refill: 800-375-8387 (option 2)
  • Staff Locator: 800-375-8387
  • Telephone Care: 318-473-0010

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