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Holiday Hours

Choose Gundersen for Holiday Healthcare

Illness or injury can strike anytime, even during the holidays. While we wish you happy, healthy holidays, if you need Urgent or Emergency Services, Gundersen Health System is here to care for you and your family.

Gundersen Emergency Services are available 24/7

  • La Crosse: 1900 South Avenue, Level 1
  • Boscobel: 205 Parker Street
  • Friendship: 402 West Lake Street
  • Hillsboro: 400 Water Avenue
  • West Union: 112 Jefferson Street
  • Whitehall: 18601 Lincoln Street

Also available 24/7 at Gundersen:

  • Telephone Nurse Advisor
    • For urgent but not-emergency medical situations
    • Get medical information and advice on next steps for care
    • Call (608) 775-4454 or toll-free (800) 858-1050.
  • VirtualVisit
    • For minor illnesses, such as cough/cold, pink eye, sore throat, rashes, urinary tract infections and more.
    • See a provider and get a diagnosis without leaving home. No appointment needed, just a connection.

Our Clinic holiday hours will be:

  • Dec. 24: Open until noon
  • Dec. 25: Closed
  • Jan. 1, 2020: Closed

Additional holiday hour changes:

Tuesday, Dec. 24

All Gundersen Health System locations will close at noon with the exception of emergency rooms and the following:

Urgent Care

  • Boscobel: Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friendship: Open noon to 9 p.m.
  • Hillsboro: Open noon to 8 p.m.
  • La Crosse: Open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Onalaska: Open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • West Union Walk-In Clinic: Open 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Whitehall: Open noon to 9 p.m.
  • Winona: Closed

Outpatient lab locations

Additional hour changes

  • Harmony Clinic: Closed
  • La Crosse Hospital Information Desk: 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 25

All Gundersen Health System locations are closed with the exception of emergency rooms and the following:

Urgent Care

  • Boscobel: Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friendship: Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Hillsboro: Open noon to 8 p.m.
  • La Crosse: Open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Onalaska: Open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • West Union Walk-In Clinic: Closed
  • Whitehall: Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Winona: Closed

Outpatient lab locations

Additional hour changes

  • La Crosse Hospital Information Desk: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • La Crosse Valet and Shuttle: Open until 1 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 31

All Gundersen Health System locations are open with the following changes:

Outpatient lab locations

Additional hour changes

  • Decorah Clinic: Open until 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 1

All Gundersen Health System locations are closed with the exception of emergency rooms and the following:

Urgent Care

  • Boscobel: Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friendship: Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Hillsboro: Open noon to 8 p.m.
  • La Crosse: Open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Onalaska: Open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • West Union Walk-In Clinic: Closed
  • Whitehall: Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Winona: Closed

Outpatient lab locations

Additional hour changes

  • La Crosse Hospital Information Desk: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • La Crosse Valet and Shuttle: Closed

2019 Observed Holidays

  • New Year's Day - Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019
  • Memorial Day - Monday, May 27, 2019
  • Independence Day - Thursday, July 4, 2019
  • Labor Day - Monday, Sept. 2, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019
  • Christmas Eve - ½ day on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, starting at 12:00 p.m.
  • Christmas Day - Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019

2020 Observed Holidays

  • New Year's Day - Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020
  • Memorial Day - Monday, May 25, 2020
  • Independence Day - Friday, July 3, 2020
  • Labor Day - Monday, Sept. 7, 2020
  • Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020
  • Christmas Eve - ½ day on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, starting at 12:00 p.m.
  • Christmas Day - Friday, Dec. 25, 2020
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