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VA Central Iowa Health Care System

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VACIHCS Celebrates Veterans

Veterans Day

VA Central Iowa Health Care System celebrates Veterans!

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Happy Holidays from VA

Here are guidelines to help you celebrate the holidays with our Veterans.

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VACIHCS Offering Cook-Serve Meal Service!

Did you know that VACIHCS Nutrition and Food Service now utilizes cook-serve and offers room service for all inpatients? We know that patient meals are an integral part of hospital treatment and consuming a high quality, fresh, and balanced diet is crucial to recovery. Cook-Serve means that our patients' food is prepared and cooked on site and distributed at appropriate temperatures, which conserves nutrients and delivers exceptional taste. By offering room service with choices to our patients, we offer balanced and nutritious meals to those that are recovering regardless of their health needs. Staff has worked hard to make this improved dining option for our inpatient Veterans and we can't wait to see this program be successful!



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VA appreciates religious groups and other organizations that wish to celebrate the holidays with our Veterans. Here are the guidelines to help you observe the season with our patients and residents. Full Story

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VA Central Iowa Health Care System

3600 30th Street
Des Moines, IA 50310
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