Visitor Information - VA Western Colorado Health Care System
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VA Western Colorado Health Care System


Visitor Information

Coronavirus Update: Visitor Restrictions in Place

All VA medical facilities have implemented screening measures for COVID-19. This protocol will be in place until further notice. Please arrive 30 minutes early for your appointment and please come alone unless you need assistance from a direct caregiver and/or it is medically necessary. Western Colorado Health Care System requests no visitors at this time unless the patient is in hospice. Updated: March 24. Coronavirus Information and Updates.

Canteen - Temporary change of hours, effective March 23
Food: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Retail: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.


VA Western Colorado Health Care System serves veterans on the western slope of Colorado, southeastern Utah, and southwestern Wyoming. In addition to our main medical center in Grand Junction, we offer a number of services to our patients in four community-based outpatient clinics.

Waiting Areas

For your convenience and safety, we have special waiting areas throughout the facility. Please do not gather in the hallways or at the nurses' stations. You may also want to review our Visiting Hours and Policies.


VA Western Colorado Health Care System has a Police Service. Our officers provide 24-hour patrols of the facility and parking lots. For general police assistance, please dial (970) 242-0731 ext. 2178. In case of an emergency, dial 911. Report all suspicious or criminal activity, vehicle accidents, and personal property losses to the VA Police while on the facility grounds as soon as possible.

Because the VA Western Colorado Health Care System is federal property, all persons and bags are subject to search. In addition, no weapons, alcohol, or illegal drugs are permitted.

Lost and Found

Lost and Found is located at the Reception Desk on the first floor.


A nondenominational chapel is located on the fourth floor of the Medical Center. Please contact the Chaplain at extension 2418 for additional information or to speak with him.

Public Transportation

Public transportation to or from the Medical Center is avilable through:

Grand Valley Transit * On bus route 9 use the stop at either North Avenue and 19th Street or North Avenue and Teller Arms Shopping Center.

The following taxi services are available:

 Care Cars:      (970) 245-8949

 Sunshine Taxi:  (970) 245-8294