Central Pennsylvania Community
Veterans Administration Medical Center
Veterans Administration Medical Center
1700 S. Lincoln Ave.
Lebanon, PA 17042
(717) 272-6621 or (800) 409-8771
The Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) is located in Lebanon, a small southeastern city that lies between Harrisburg and Reading. It is nestled in the Pennsylvania Dutch Country near Hershey, the chocolate capitol of the United States.
From Harrisburg Area to the VAMC
Take 322 East to 241 North and go 2.7 miles, turn right onto Rocherty Road, go three red lights, turn left onto Lincoln Avenue, go north for about six blocks; entrance to VA is on the right.
Turnpike 76 East to Lebanon/Lancaster Exit (266). Go 72 North then two red lights, at second light make right onto Rocherty Road, go two lights, then at second light make a left onto North Lincoln Avenue, go north six blocks; entrance to VA is on the right.
Lebanon VAMC provides acute medical, surgical, and behavioral health care with intensive care unit (ICU) beds and acute care beds. Inpatient hospice care is provided, as well as nursing home care (both short and long stay) provided to inpatients with 136 nursing home care beds. The VAMC also offers a full range of home care and community services, including: home-based primary care, homemaker home health care, community residential care, adult day health care, and homeless veterans care.
Outpatient care includes primary care and specialty services care. New specialized diagnostic services (MRI and nuclear medicine) and the recent ICU/Urgent Care addition continue to enhance the ability of this ever growing, constantly improving facility to provide services. Lebanon VAMC is a teaching hospital, providing medical and surgical care in active affiliation with the Penn State University Medical School, based at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in nearby Hershey. More than 250 university fellows, residents, and student are trained the Lebanon VAMC each year. The Lebanon VAMC maintains 45 other academic affiliations in a wide variety of disciplines, offering training opportunities to more than 150 students annually.
The Lebanon VAMC research and development program includes studies in prostate cancer prevention and treatment of pediatric diseases. Other major areas of research include oncology, cardiovascular disease, and nephrology. A joint research lab (affiliated with Penn State School of Medicine) is located on the grounds of the Lebanon VAMC. The Lebanon VAMC also supports the Vet Center in Harrisburg, the Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in York and the National Cemetery at Fort Indiantown Gap.
• Inpatient Acute Medicine and Surgical Care
• Intensive Care-Medical and Surgical
• Acute Psychiatry Inpatient (including Detox)
• Ambulatory Surgery/Surgical Procedure Clinic
• Primary Care
• Specialty Care/Clinics
• Behavioral Health Outpatient
• Homeless Program
• VST and Visual Impairment Services
Outpatient< Rehabilitation (VISOR)
• OEF/OIF Outreach and Treatment Services
• Nursing Home Care
• Homemaker Home Health Care
• Hospital Based Primary Care
• Adult Day Health Care
• Community Residential Care
• Respite Care
• Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
• Home Medical Equipment (HME)/ Home Oxygen
• Hoptel Services
• Prison Outreach
• Women’s Health
• Transportation Program
• Volunteer Program
• Speech Pathology
• Substance Abuse Treatment
• Vocational Rehabilitation
To make, change or cancel an appointment, please call the Lebanon VAMC appointment line at (717) 272-6621, ext. 5104, or toll-free at (800) 409-8771, ext. 5105, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Harrisburg Vet Center
1500 N. Second St., Suite 2
Harrisburg, PA 17102
Normal working hours are Monday through Friday , 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. In an effort to better serve the veteran and family members, the Vet Center will (upon request) provide services after normal work hours and/or on weekends.
York County Clinic
York Community Based
Outpatient Clinic (CBOC)
2251 Eastern Blvd.
York, PA 17402
The clinic opened on Feb. 5, 2008 and provides York County veterans with primary care and behavioral health services. Call the clinic at number listed above, for information, hours and to make appointments.