Lake City VA Medical Center - North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System
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Lake City VA Medical Center

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Lake City VA Medical Center (Station #573A4)

 

General Facility Information

The Lake City VA Medical Center (VAMC) is one of two VAMCs in the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System. Since its activation, the Lake City VA Medical Center has enchanced access to health care for Veterans residing in the surrounding rural areas.  As the health care system continuously works to transform delivery of for care for Veterans in North Florida and South Georgia, this state-of-the-art facility will not only meet the needs of Veterans today but assist in facing the challenges of tomorrow.  

  • The site of the Lake City VA Medical Center (VAMC) was purchased by the U.S. government in 1920 and officially became the Lake City VA Medical Center in 1978.
  • Since then, the Lake City VAMC has experienced continued growth in both the number of individual Veterans accessing the facility and number of appointments requested and completed.
  • As of March 2021, more than 8,500 Veterans were actively receiving primary care at the Lake City VAMC.
  • The facility offers ample patient parking.
  • The medical center’s hours of operation are 24/7.
  • The Lake City VAMC is Columbia County’s second largest employer.

Services Available to Veterans

  • Caregiver Support
  • Clinical Video Telehealth Services
  • Counseling Services
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics and Extended Care
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Immunizations
  • Lab Work
  • Mental Health
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Primary Care
  • Prosthetics
  • PTSD Services
  • Social Work
  • Substance Abuse Services
  • Women’s Health

Additional Services located here. 

Driving Directions

The Lake City VAMC is located at the intersection of Baya Avenue and Marion Street. From I-75 Exit 414, take US41/441 North. Go approximately 10-12 miles to where US41 and US441 split. Take US441 to the right so that you go past the entrance to Columbia High School. The Lake City VAMC is a little over one mile North on the right side of the highway.

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Additional Site of Care: Lake City Commerce VA Clinic

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About the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System

The North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS) is one of the nation’s leading VA healthcare systems, employing more than 5,800 medical professionals and support staff dedicated to providing the very best care to Veterans residing in North Florida and South Georgia. The organization is the second busiest VA health care system in the country in terms of patients served and is accredited by The Joint Commission, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and several other nationally recognized accrediting organizations. The NF/SGVHS operates fourteen facilities to include the medical center located in Gainesville and Lake City and outpatient clinics located in Jacksonville, Marianna, Middleburg, Ocala, Palatka, Perry, St. Augustine, St. Marys, Tallahassee, The Villages, Valdosta, and Waycross.

To learn more: 

-Visit www.northflorida.va.gov
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-Follow us on Instagram at www.instagram.com/VANFSG.

 

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