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


Request Your Medical Records

Our Release of Information staff will be happy to assist you with requests for your medical records. We also assist providers with completing forms for patients.

We can assist you with the following:

  • access to your medical records
  • obtaining copies of your medical records
  • requests to amend your medical records
  • completion of forms for benefits, insurance, and other reasons

The Release of Information staff is expert in our patients' rights and their medical records.

The Release of Information Office is located in the main building, 1st floor, room 193F.

How to Request Information

To request a medical record, please select the appropriate form listed in the column to the right, complete the requested information, sign the form, and mail it to the following address:

James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center
Release of Information (10M)
2907 Pleasant Valley Blvd.
Altoona, PA 16602

Because forms must contain an original signature, e-mailed forms cannot be accepted.

Processing of requests for records may take approximately 20 business days.


There is no cost to send copies directly to another health care provider. If copies are for a patient's personal use, photocopying fees may be assessed.