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Iowa City VA Health Care System

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Local Patient Access Data

Regularly updated patient access data is available for all VA Medical Centers and Community-Based Outpatient Clinics including average wait times, number of patients waiting for a scheduled appointment and number of patients that cannot be scheduled for an appointment in 90 days or less. To view this data, go to

At Iowa City VA Health Care System, we have established a number of procedures to assist you in getting an appointment without a long delay. Our goals are simple —

  • you should be able to see your primary care provider within one week or sooner
  • you should have faster access to speciality care

If you have received a postcard stating that you need to make an appointment, please call the Medical Center at 319-338-0581 (or 1-800-637-0128), press 0 and ask the operator to transfer you the clinic of your need.

Changing or Canceling Your Appointment

If you cannot keep an existing appointment, please contact us as soon as you are aware you cannot make your appointment. This will allow us to reschedule you sooner as well as schedule one of your fellow veterans for the original appointment date and time. Call 319-338-0581 (or 1-800-637-0128), press 0 and ask the Operator to transfer you to your desired clinic to reschedule.

Primary Care Clinics and Sites:

Iowa City - Red Team:      319-338-0581 ext. 6001

Iowa City - White Team:   319-338-0581 ext. 6001

Iowa City - Blue Team:      319-338-0581 ext. 6072

Bettendorf, IA:                  563-332-8528

Coralville, IA:                     319-358-2406

Cedar Rapids, IA:              319-369-4340

Decorah, IA:                      563-387-5840

Dubuque, IA:                     563-589-8899

Galesburg, IL:                    309-343-0311

Ottuma, IA:                        641-683-4300

Quincy, IL:                         217-224-3366

Sterling, IL:                        815-632-6200

Waterloo, IA:                     319-235-1230