Saturday, 26 November 2022

Clearlake VA Clinic closed through Aug. 3 due to fires

CLEARLAKE, Calif. – Due to hazardous air quality and to ensure the safety of veterans and staff, the Clearlake VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic will be closed through Friday, Aug. 3.

Clinic officials said they will continue to assess the situation at the clinic throughout the weekend and will make a final decision about its operating status for Monday, Aug. 6 by 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5.

San Francisco VA Health Care System’s operational status:

– Clearlake VA Clinic: Closed due to hazardous air quality through Aug. 3.
– Santa Rosa VA Clinic: Open and fully operational.
– Ukiah VA Clinic: Open and fully operational.
– Eureka VA Clinic: Open and fully operational.
– San Francisco VA Medical Center: Open fully operational.
– VA shuttles are fully operational at this time.

San Francisco VA Health Care System staff members have been working diligently to contact veterans in affected areas by phone to make sure they are safe and their medical needs are being met.

Social work staff members have been traveling to evacuation sites to meet with veterans and to connect them with services and resources.

These efforts will continue as the community recovers from the Mendocino Complex fires.

Clinic staff encourage veterans who have fire-related symptoms to contact the Telephone Linked Care line at 800-733-0502.

For veterans needing prescription refills, medication replacement, please call the pharmacy at 800-847-3203 during normal business hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For veterans needing mental health services, please call the same-day mental health clinic at 707-468-7747 during normal business hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For any issues or concerns outside of normal business hours, please call the advice line at 800-733-0502.

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