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Iowa City VA Health Care System

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Current Operating Status

Situation Update

As of Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:55 PM CST

ICVAHCS Winter Storm Situation Report

Event: Winter Storm Warning

Affected ICVAHCS Locations: Decorah

Event Start Time: 1800 Wednesday 23 MAR 2016

Anticipated Event End Time: 1200 Thursday 24 MAR 2016

Situation: National Weather Service (NWS) La Cross has issued a winter storm warning for Winneshiek County from 1800 Wednesday to 1200 Thursday. The area can expect a significant snowfall up to 2 inches per hour with a total accumulation of 5-13 inches of mixed ice and snow. Hazardous travel conditions are likely during the Thursday morning commute time.


  • Van drivers should delay trips to Decorah until Thursday afternoon at the earliest, and monitor Iowa Department of Transportation Iowa511 website.

  • Clinics should assume patient difficulty in arriving for appointments and offer and be prepared for appointment rescheduling.

  • Clinic staff should monitor Iowa 511 website or mobile applications for current road conditions and allow extra time for travel.  

Facility Status

Parent Facility
Iowa City VA Health Care System Normal Hours
Outpatient Clinics
Bettendorf, Iowa Normal Hours
Cedar Rapids, Iowa Normal Hours
Coralville, Iowa Normal Hours
Decorah, Iowa Normal Hours
Dubuque, Iowa Normal Hours
Galseburg, Illinois Normal Hours
Ottumwa, Iowa Normal Hours
Quincy, Illinois Normal Hours
Sterling, Illinois Normal Hours
Waterloo, Iowa Normal Hours

Telephone Numbers

  • Emergency: 911
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
  • 24 Hour Nurse: 1-866-687-7382
  • Change Your Appointment: 319-338-0581 or
    1-800-637-0128, press 0 and ask operator to transfer to desired clinic
  • Media Inquiries: 319-339-7104
  • National Veterans Helpline: 1-800-507-4571
  • Patient Locator: Not Available
  • Pharmacy Refill: 319-338-0581 x5107 or
  • Staff Locator: Not Available
  • Telephone Care: 1-866-687-7382