Current Operating Status - Albany Stratton VA Medical Center Albany, NY
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Albany Stratton VA Medical Center Albany, NY

 

Current Operating Status

Situation Update

As of Friday, December 18, 2020 5:22 PM EST

The Albany VA Medical Center and Community Based Outpatient Clinics are operational with limited services.


COVID-19 UPDATE:

The CDC and VA are committed to reducing the spread of COVID-19. If you have a fever, cough, shortness of breath – please stay home and contact your primary care provider/team. Tell them about how you are feeling and any recent travel you or members of your household have taken. They will be able to discuss your appointment options and answer any questions you may have.

For more information about the Coronavirus, please visit: https://www.va.gov/coronavirus/

VISITOR POLICY UPDATE:

The Albany VA Medical Center prioritizes the safety of our Veterans and staff. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, visitation has been limited. Our current visitation policy is focused on balancing the needs & wellbeing of our Veterans.

The following instances permits 1 visitor - family member, caretaker or responsible adult escort over the age of 18 ONLY at a time:

  • Compassionate Care - Hospitalized Veterans receiving End of Life Care whose death is expected in the near future
  • Hospitalized Veterans with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, and Veterans with cognitive impairments including dementia
  • Essential & Critical to the Care of the Veteran visitation for this purpose must be essential to the care of the Veteran including:

Accompanying a Veteran to an appointment when he/she is unable to transport themselves or on discharge that requires teaching of a skill the Veteran is unable to perform e.g., wound care, etc) or during the intake process and/or discharge process of a Veteran having same day procedure involving sedation.

Upon entering the facility, all visitors will be screened for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 including temperature taken as part of screening process. If you screen positive for signs and symptoms, travel, and/or exposure to COVID-19 persons, visitation is not permitted.

 

Facility Status

Parent Facility
Albany Straton VA Medical Center Limited Services
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Albany/Stratton VA Medical Center has limited services at the main facility. If you have or need an appointment, please call your health care team to arrange a video connect or in-person visit.
Community Based Outpatient Clinics
Bainbridge, New York Limited Services
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, if you have or need an appointment, please call your health care team to arrange a video connect or in-person visit.
Catskill, New York Limited Services
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, if you have or need an appointment, please call your health care team to arrange a video connect or in-person visit.
Clifton Park Limited Services
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Albany/Stratton VA and all outpatient clinics have limited services. If you have or need an appointment, please call your health care team to arrange a video connect or in-person visit.
Fonda, New York Limited Services
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, if you have or need an appointment, please call your health care team to arrange a video connect or in-person visit.
Glens Falls, New York Limited Services
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Albany/Stratton VA and all outpatient clinics have limited services. If you have or need an appointment, please call your health care team to arrange a video connect or in-person visit.
Kingston, New York Limited Services
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Albany/Stratton VA and all outpatient clinics have limited services. If you have or need an appointment, please call your health care team to arrange a video connect or in-person visit.
Malone, New York Limited Services
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Albany/Stratton VA and all outpatient clinics have limited services. If you have or need an appointment, please call your health care team to arrange a video connect or in-person visit.
Plattsburgh, New York Limited Services
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Albany/Stratton VA and all outpatient clinics have limited services. If you have or need an appointment, please call your health care team to arrange a video connect or in-person visit.
Saranac Lake, New York Limited Services
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Albany/Stratton VA and all outpatient clinics have limited services. If you have or need an appointment, please call your health care team to arrange a video connect or in-person visit.
Schenectady, New York Limited Services
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, if you have or need an appointment, please call your health care team to arrange a video connect or in-person visit.
Troy, New York Limited Services
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Albany/Stratton VA and all outpatient clinics have limited services. If you have or need an appointment, please call your health care team to arrange a video connect or in-person visit.
Westport (Elizabethtown), New York Limited Services
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Albany/Stratton VA and all outpatient clinics have limited services. If you have or need an appointment, please call your health care team to arrange a video connect or in-person visit.
Community Nursing Homes
Albany Vet Center Normal Hours
Outpatient Clinics
Veterans Community Services Center Normal Hours

Telephone Numbers

  • Emergency: 911
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
  • 24 Hour Nurse: 1-888-838-7890
  • Change Your Appointment: (518) 626-5780 or 1-800-585-9772
  • Media Inquiries: (518) 626-5522
  • National Veterans Helpline: 1-800-507-4571
  • Patient Locator: (518) 626-5000 or 1-800-223-4810
  • Pharmacy Refill: (518) 626-7449 or 1-800-585-9772
  • Staff Locator: 1-866-233-01521-888-838-7890
  • Telephone Care: 1-888-838-7890
  • Suicide Prevention: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • National Veterans Helpline: 1-800-507-4571