Work Status for Employees - VA Northern California Health Care System
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VA Northern California Health Care System

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Work Status for Employees

Situation Update

As of Tuesday, April 6, 2021 5:12 PM PDT

Director statement regarding reporting for duty:
VA Northern California Health Care System facilities in Mather, Chico, Fairfield, Mare Island, Martinez, McClellan, Oakland, Redding, Sierra Foothills, Yreka and Yuba City are open and operating as usual. In the event of a natural disaster or emergency, information on our operations will be shared on this page.

If you're planning to visit one of our facilities, please visit

Veterans who require immediate urgent care services can contact our call center at 1-800-382-VETS for 24/7 support. This service is not to be confused with emergency services. 

If you are a Veteran in crisis, there are specially trained responders ready to help you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year by calling 800-273-8255 and Press 1.

Sign-up for automatic email updates by filling in your email address in the “Emergency Email Updates” section, located at the top right corner of this page.

For up-to-date information about VA NorCal, please check this page, the VA Northern California Health Care System's Facebook page or VA Northern California Health Care System's Twitter page.

To learn about preparedness kits, family emergency plans and more, please visit

During a VA-declared emergency:

VA Employees should return to this page for updates. For more information about this emergency, go to our main Emergency Information page.