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James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center - Altoona, PA

 

Altoona VA Medical Center

Facility Photo
Altoona VA Medical Center

From the North

Take I-99 South to Altoona.  Exit I-99 South at the Frankstown Road exit.  At the light, cross over Frankstown Road onto Fairway Drive. The medical center entrance is 0.5 miles, on the left.

From the South

Take I-99 North to Altoona. Exit I-99 at the Frankstown Road exit.  Turn right onto Frankstown Road.  At the first traffic light, turn right onto Fairway Drive.  The medical center entrance is 0.5 miles, on the left.

From the East

Take I-76 West (Pennsylvania Turnpike) to the Bedford Exit.  Take I-99 North to Altoona.  Exit I-99 North at the Frankstown Road exit. Turn right onto Frankstown Road.  At the first traffic light, turn right onto Fairway Drive.  The medical center entrance is 0.5 miles, on the left.

From the West

Take Route 22 East to I-99 North toward Altoona. Exit I-99 North at the Frankstown Road exit. Turn right onto Frankstown Road. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Fairway Drive. The medical center entrance is 0.5 miles, on the left.  

Public Transportation

The James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center is located on the AMTRAN bus route.
 
Altoona Metro Transit (AMTRAN) *
3301 Fifth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602-1801
(814) 944-4074

In addition, Blair Senior Services offers transportation to eligible community members.

Blair Senior Services, Inc. *
1320 Twelfth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 695-3500

Parking

Free parking is available to all patients of the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center.  We are currently constructing a new parking garage in the main parking lot.  All parking in the main lot is designated as Handicapped parking.  Patients and visitors can park in the second floor parking lot which is off Fairway Drive, or the large employee lot which is off South 27th Street. 

Security

James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center Police Officers provide 24-hour patrols of the facility and parking lots. For general police assistance within the medical center, please dial 7059. In case of an emergency, dial 7911. Report all suspicious or criminal activity, vehicle accidents, and personal property losses to the VA Police, while on the facility grounds, as soon as possible.

Location

2907 Pleasant Valley Boulevard
Altoona, PA 16602-4377

Phone & Fax

Phone: 814-943-8164 Or 814-943-8164
Fax: 814-940-7898

Hours of Operation

Normal Hours of Operation are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 Monday to Friday.
Urgent Care Hours of Operation are 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. every day, including holidays.

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Coordinates:
40°29'19"N 78°23'54"W