A to Z List of Services - VA Central Iowa Health Care System
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VA Central Iowa Health Care System


A to Z List of Services

VA Central Iowa Health Care System brings together quality care and services designed to meet the needs of all of our veterans in the central Iowa and northern Missouri area.

VA Central Iowa Health Care System 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. For Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) services, Dial 711.


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Service Listing
Service Location Phone
VACIHCS Des Moines Campus
Main Campus
Building 3, Second Floor, Room 2954
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Blind Rehabilitation Services

The VA has long been recognized as a leader in blind rehabilitation both in the United States and abroad.
VA Central Iowa Health Care System
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COVID-19 Vaccines

Information on COVID-19 vaccines.
VA Central Iowa Health Care System
Chaplain Service

Chaplain Service provides spiritual care through visitation and counseling as requested by patients.
VACIHCS - Des Moines Campus
Building 1, 3rd floor
Chief Chaplain Linda Bruce
515-699-5999 Ext. 5463
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Dental Service

The Dental Service provides Veteran-Centered care. Treatment is customized to an individuals needs, personal goals and overall wellbeing.
VACIHCS Des Moines Campus
Building 1
Floor 2
Diabetes Education Program

Learn how to manage your diabetes with VACIHCS Diabetes Education Program
Main Campus, Building 1, 1704
Main Campus, Building 1, 1706
515-699-5999 Ext. 4255
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Extended Care and Rehabilitation

Learn more about Extended Care and Rehabilitation.
CLC, Building 12
515-699-5999 Ext. 5510
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Genomic Medicine

Genomic Medicine is a telehealth service that connects Veterans to Genomic Specialists in Salt Lake City.
Contact your provider or telehealth services
Kirsten Johnson, Telehealth Coordinator
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Homeless Veterans Program

The Des Moines VA Community Resource and Referral Center, CRRC, is one of 17 VA centers nationally, aimed at ending homelessness among Veterans.
1223 Center St
Des moines, IA 50309
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Imaging Service

At VACIHCS our Imaging Service is comprised of multiple specialties that are available to assist the medical needs of our nations Veterans.
VACIHCS Des Moines Campus
1st Floor, near Primary Care
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Learning Service

Learning Service manages facility programs and services that link us with education and academic affiliations.
VACIHCS Des Moines Campus
Building 4
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Program

The VA Central Iowa Health Care System offers a variety of programs to create a health care system that is responsive to the particular needs of LGBT patients and staff.
LGBTQ Veteran Care Coordinator, Andrew O Leary
Merle Hay Center - Offsite
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Medical Foster Home Program

The Medical Foster Home Program is a voluntary program that offers safe, long-term care in a home like setting.
MHC 605E-20
Mental Health

Learn more about our Mental Health.
Main Hospital
Military Sexual Trauma (MST)

Military Sexual Trauma, MST, refers to experiences of any unwanted sexual attention, uninvited sexual advances, or forced sex while in the military.
Kendy Hakeman, LISW, CADC
VACIHCS, Des Moines Campus
Bldg 6M
Music Therapy

VACIHCS offers a robust Music Therapy Program to therapeutically address physical, psychological, cognitive and social functioning for Veteran patients of all ages.
Des Moines Main Campus, CLC - Building 12
515-699-5999 Ext. 24983
515-699-5999 Ext. 24300
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Nutrition and Food Services

NFS and is comprised of two major areas: Clinical Nutrition and Food Servic
VACIHCS Des Moines Campus
Building 2
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Parkinson's Disease

Learn more about our Parkinsons Disease program.
Main Hospital
Pathology and Lab

The laboratory provides a full range of diagnostic services in support of identifying and monitoring illnesses and other medical conditions.
VACIHCS Des Moines Campus
1st Floor
Blood draw located near Primary Care

Learn more about our Pharmacy.
Main Hospital
800-294-8387 Ext. 9-5832
Pharmacy Residency Program

The Pharmacy Resident Program offers residents opportunities to practice in diverse patient care settings.
Pharmacy Department, Bldg 1, Room 1390
3600 30th Street
Des Moines, IA 50310
Primary Care

Learn more about our Primary Care.
Main Hospital
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Quality and Safety

Improve system reliability by driving a culture of innovation and change; improving outcomes and optimizing the stakeholder experience.
VACIHCS Des Moines Campus
Building 3
515-699-5999 Ext. 4314
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Recreation Therapy

VACIHCS Recreation Therapy: Restoring Function, Recreating Lives
Des Moines Main Campus, CLC - Building 12
515-699-5999 Ext. 24300

Learn more about our Research.
Main Hospital
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Social Work

Learn more about our Social Work.
Main Hospital
Specialty Care

Learn more about our Specialty Care.
Main Hospital
Spinal Cord Injury/Dysfunction Clinic

VACIHCS boasts a strong Spinal Cord Injury/Dysfunction program.
Melanie Wenzel, LISW-Spinal Cord Injury Coordinator
Building 1
Room 2605
515-699-5999 Ext. 4369
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Telehealth provides clinical care where distance separates those receiving services and those providing services.
Des Moines VA Medical Center
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Vet Center

We are the people in the VA who welcome home war Veterans with honor by providing quality readjustment counseling in a caring manner.
1821 22nd Street Suite 115,
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Veteran Health Education

Staff at VA Central Iowa Health Care system have provided a number of ways for you to learn how to live a healthy lifestyle and self-manage your own health
Des Moines Campus
Administrative Building 3
1st Floor, Room 1951
515-699-5999 Ext. 3421
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Whole Health

Information on what is Whole Health and the services provided at the VA and within the community.

We have specialized clinics and staff that are here to assist you with your unique medical needs.