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VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System


Work Status for Employees

Situation Update

As of Wednesday, January 4, 2017 9:58 PM MST

Director statement regarding reporting for duty:
The Mountains and Eastern Slope of Colorado are in the grip of a slow-moving winter storm. While we plan to have our facilities open for business tomorrow, local weather conditions will determine which clinics will be open, closed or opening late.

Please check local driving and weather conditions tomorrow prior to departing for work. Remember to add extra drive time to your commute tomorrow!

For weather information, please visit  For information on driving conditions and road closures, please visit

During a VA-declared emergency:

If you cannot make it to work and are unable to contact your supervisor, then please go to the VA Employee Emergency Information web site to post information about you and your status in this emergency.

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

VA Employee Helpline:

During emergencies, VA employees may call 1-866-233-0152 for assistance and information about VA facilities.