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Contact the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System

VA Salt Lake City Health Care System offers a variety of health services to meet the needs of our nation's Veterans. For additional contact information you may also view our phone directory or A to Z List of Services. For Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) services, Dial 711.

Our administrative hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Our phone number is (801) 582-1565 or toll-free 1-(800) 613-4012. 

Emergency Care
Emergencies are seen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact the Emergency Care Unit at (801) 584-1205.

Palliative Care Coordinator
For more information please call (801) 582-1565 ext. 2681.

Contacting a Patient
If you come to visit a patient, please see our maps for directions. You may also wish to review our visitor hours and policies page.

If you would like to send a card, gift or flowers to a patient, the mailing address is:

Patient Name (Patient Room Number)
c/o George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
500 Foothill Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84148

For the location of an inpatient or their phone number, dial the Medical Center at (801) 582-1565 (or 1-800-613-4012), then press 0.

Schedule an Appointment
To schedule an appointment, please contact us at any of the numbers listed on our appointments page.

Patient Representative
The Patient Liaison Office is a link between you and the VA. We want to help you understand and exercise your rights as a patient. Your comments and recommendations for changes are always welcome and help us improve how we provide health care.

You can contact a Patient Advocate at (801) 582-1565 (or 1-800-613-4012), ext. 1900. The Patient Liaison office is located at the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Building 1, First Floor, Room 1B24.

Former Prisoners of War
Our Former Prisoners of War Advocates can provide special assistance to former POWs. Contact: Tom Aikins at 801-582-1565, ext. 2336 or E-mail at You can also contact David Peifer at 801-582-1565, ext. 2638 or E-mail at 

Billing Inquiries
To speak with someone about billing inquiries, call the Medical Center at (801) 582-1565, ext. 2547 (or 1-866-393-1846).

Release of Information
If you need to get information from your medical records, please contact our Release of Information Office.

Public Affairs Office
For questions concerning public relations or media inquiries, contact our Public Affairs Officer Jennifer Dikes at (801) 584-1252, Public Affairs Specialist Jeremy Laird at (801) 582-1565 ext. 1483 or Public Affairs Specialist Donna Bell at 582-1565 ext. 1961.