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

 

A to Z List of Services

James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center - Altoona, PA offers a variety of health services to meet the needs of our nation's Veterans. Many of our services are listed below; however, you may also view our phone directory or contact us for additional information.

 

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Service Listing
Service Location Phone
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Acute and Long Term Care

Our long term care program includes: community living center, home based primary care, care coordination/home telehealth, hospice, and respite care.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center
877-626-2500 Ext. 7024
Audiology

The VA Audiology program is dedicated to providing high quality, comprehensive, state-of-the-art clinical services to Veterans.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Building 1, 1st Floor
814-943-8164 Ext. 7577
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Behavioral Health

Our behavioral health program provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a variety of issues that can impact emotional well-being.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Building 32
877-626-2500 Ext. 7305
877-626-2500 Ext. 7522
Beneficiary Travel Reimbursement Request

Information on Beneficiary Travel benefits
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Central Registration area
814-943-8164
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Caregiver Program

Whether you and the Veteran you care for could use some help at home or you just need someone to listen, we are here to support you.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, PMR Building
814-943-8164 Ext. 8527
Community Living Center (5th and 6th Floors)

Most VA community living centers can provide short term care up to 100 days. Longer care is available for eligible Veterans.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, 5th and 6th floors
814-943-8164 Ext. 7024
Compensation and Pension

James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center provides Compensation and Pension exams for the Regional Office in Pittsburgh.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Building 1
814-943-8164 Ext. 8538
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Dental Clinic

Dental service offers a wide range of dental care to eligible Veterans.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, 2nd floor
814-943-8164 Ext. 7159
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Former POW Advocate

Former Prisoner of War Advocate
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center
814-943-8164 Ext. 7140
877-626-2500 Ext. 7140
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Homeless Veterans

If you are a Veteran who has lost your home, receive the support you have earned to get back on your feet.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, 1st floor
814-943-8164 Ext. 8526
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Library

The James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center Library is available for both staff and Veterans to find up-to-date health information.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, 2nd floor
814-943-8164 Ext. 7156
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Mental Health

Our behavioral health program provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a variety of issues that can impact emotional well-being.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Building 32
877-626-2500 Ext. 7305
877-626-2500 Ext. 7522
Military Sexual Trauma

James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center offers several types of treatment to help Veterans recover from MST.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Building 32
814-943-8164 Ext. 7356
Minority Veterans Program Coordinator

Chaplain Klavens Noel, Minority Veterans Program Manager
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center
814-943-8164 Ext. 7140
877-626-2500 Ext. 7140
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Nutrition Clinic

The Nutrition Clinic at the Altoona VAMC and its CBOCs provide nutrition education and counseling to Veterans.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Building 1
814-943-8164 Ext. 8181
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Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine supports care provided throughout the medical center and is responsible for specimen collections.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, 2nd floor
814-943-8164 Ext. 7090
Pharmacy

Our pharmacy processes more than 2,000 prescriptions daily. Prescriptions may be refilled by mail, by phone, or online.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center
Outpatient Pharmacy
814-940-7829
800-720-7726
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, PMR Building
814-943-8164 Ext. 7124
Primary Care

Our primary care program offers an extensive range of treatments with an emphasis on health care prevention.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center
814-943-8164
877-626-2500
Prothetics & Sensory Aids

Prosthetics provides orthotics, sensory aids, aids for the blind, medical equipment, and medical supplies to patients.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, PMR Building
814-943-8164 Ext. 7124
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Radiology/Imaging (X-Ray)

Many Radiology exams and procedures require preparation. When scheduled for a Radiology exam, always ask your clinic for preparation instructions
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Building 1
814-943-8164 Ext. 7092
Returning Service Members

VA is ready to provide health care and other medical services to our nations returning service members.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Building 1
814-943-8164 Ext. 7117
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Social Work

Social services are an integral part of health care. Our social services staff assist veterans with counseling and community services.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center
814-943-8164
877-626-2500
Specialty

Our specialty care program offers: behavioral health, cardiology, dental, dermatology, ear/nose/throat, surgery, neurology, ophthalmology, optometry and more.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center
814-943-8164
877-626-2500
Suicide Prevention Coordinator

Altoona VAMCs Suicide Prevention Coordinator assist Veterans during times of crisis and ensure Veterans receive the health care and support they need.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Building 32
814-943-8164 Ext. 7572
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Telehealth

Ensures you get the right care in the right place at the right time and aims to make your home into the preferred place of care.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, 2nd floor
814-943-8164 Ext. 8106
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Veteran Justice Outreach

VJO helps Veterans avoid unnecessary incarceration through integration into VA substance and mental health treatment programs.
James E. Van Zandt Medical Center, Building 20
814-943-8164 Ext. 4201
Veterans Crisis Line

VAs 24-hour Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255.
Nationwide
800-273-8255
Visual Impairment Services

Comprehensive program of services for eligible Veterans who have low-vision or who are legally blind.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center
877-626-2500
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Women Veterans Program

Services available to women Veterans include comprehensive primary care as well as specialty care such as reproductive services and treatment for military sexual trauma.
James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, 1st floor
814-943-8164 Ext. 7186