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VA Health Chat allows Veterans to immediately connect with VA health care clinicians over text-messaging. No need to travel to a VA facility. Just tap the app and start receiving telehealth services from our care team.

Currently VA Health Chat is available to Veterans at select locations, as follows:

  • Arizona
    • Paragould CBOC
    • Pocahontas CBOC
  • California
    • Chico VA Clinic
    • Cypress Avenue VA Clinic
    • Fairfield VA Clinic
    • Mare Island VA Clinic
    • Martinez VAMC
    • McClellan VA Clinic
    • Redding VA Clinic
    • Sacramento VAMC
    • Sierra Foothills VA Clinic
    • Twenty First Street VA Clinic
    • Yreka VA Clinic
    • Yuba City VA Clinic
  • Colorado
    • Alamosa /San Luis Valley Clinic/Sierra Blanca Clinic
    • Aurora Outpatient Clinic
    • Burlington Telehealth Clinic
    • Craig Telehealth Clinic
    • Denver VA Clinic
    • Ft. Collins
    • Glenwood Springs Veterans Community Clinic
    • Golden Outpatient Clinic
    • Jewell VA Clinic
    • La Junta Outpatient Clinic
    • Lamar Outpatient Clinic
    • Loveland Clinic
    • Montrose Veterans Community Clinics
    • PFC Floyd K. Lindstrom VA Clinic
    • Pueblo Outpatient Clinic
    • Sterling Mobile Clinic
    • VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System(ECHCS)
    • VA Western Colorado Health Care System (Grand Junction)
  • Delaware
    • Kent County CBOC
    • Kent County VA Clinic
    • Sussex County CBOC
    • Sussex County VA Clinic
    • Wilmington VA Medical Center
  • Florida
    • Bay Pines VA Healthcare System
    • Boca Raton VA Clinic
    • Bradenton VA Clinic
    • Brooksville VA Clinic
    • Clermont VA Clinic
    • Clewiston Outpatient Clinic
    • Crossroads VA Clinic
    • Deerfield Beach VA Clinic
    • Delray Beach VA Clinic
    • Deltona Community Based Outpatient Clinic
    • Fort Pierce VA Clinic
    • Hollywood VA Clinic
    • Homestead VA Clinic
    • Jacksonville 1 VA Clinic
    • James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital Primary Care Annex
    • James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital
    • Key Largo VA Clinic
    • Key West VA Clinic
    • Kissimmee VA Clinic
    • Lake Baldwin VA Clinic
    • Lake City VA Medical Center
    • Lakeland VA Clinic
    • Lee County VA Clinic
    • Malcom Randall VA Medical Center
    • Marianna VA Clinic
    • Miami Flagler VA Clinic
    • Miami VA Healthcare System
    • Naples VA Clinic
    • New Port Richey VA Clinic
    • North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System
    • Ocala VA Clinic
    • Okeechobee VA Clinic
    • Orlando VA Healthcare System
    • Palatka VA Clinic
    • Palm Harbor VA Clinic
    • Pembroke Pines VA Clinic
    • Perry VA Clinic
    • Port Charlotte VA Clinic
    • Saint Augustine VA Clinic
    • Sarasota VA Clinic
    • Sebring VA Clinic
    • Sergeant Ernest I. "Boots" Thomas VA Clinic
    • Southpoint Clinic
    • St Lucie County PTSD Clinical Team (PCT) Outpatient Program
    • St. Petersburg VA Clinic
    • Stuart VA Clinic
    • Tavares VA Clinic
    • The Villages VA Clinic
    • VA Moore Haven Outpatient Clinic
    • Vero Beach VA Clinic
    • Viera VA Clinic
    • West Palm Beach VA Medical Center
    • William "Bill" Kling VA Outpatient Clinic
    • William V. Chappell, Jr. Veterans' Outpatient Clinic
    • Zephyrhills VA Clinic
  • Georgia
    • St. Mary's VA Clinic
    • Valdosta VA Clinic
    • Waycross CBOC
  • Idaho
    • Idaho Falls VA Clinic
    • Pocatello VA Clinic
  • Illinois
    • Carbondale CBOC
    • Effingham CBOC
    • Enterprise Way VA Clinic
    • Harrisburg CBOC
    • Heartland Health Care Center
    • Marion VA Medical Center
    • Mt. Vernon CBOC
    • St. Clair County VA Clinic
  • Indiana
    • Evansville Health Care Center
    • Richard L. Roudebush VAMC
    • VA Northern Indiana Health Care System
    • Vincennes CBOC
  • Iowa
    • Des Moines VA Medical Center
    • Iowa City VA Medical Center
  • Kansas
    • Chanute - Neosho Memorial Medical Center
    • Dodge City, Kansas CBOC
    • Ft Scott CBOC
    • Garnett - Anderson County Hospital
    • Hays CBOC
    • Hutchinson, Kansas CBOC
    • Johnson County/Radiation Oncology VA Clinic
    • Junction City
    • Lawrence
    • Lenexa VA Clinic
    • Louisburg-Paola Clinic
    • Paola VA Clinic
    • Parsons, Kansas CBOC
    • Salina, Kansas CBOC
    • Shawnee VA Clinic
    • Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center
    • VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System - Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center
    • VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System - Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center
    • Wyandotte CBOC
  • Kentucky
    • Madisonville CBOC
    • Mayfield CBOC
    • Owensboro CBOC
    • Paducah CBOC
  • Massachusetts
    • Causeway Out Patient Clinic
    • Framingham Outpatient Clinic
    • Lowell Outpatient Clinic
    • Plymouth Outreach Clinic
    • Quincy Outpatient Clinic
    • VA Boston Healthcare System, Brockton Campus
    • VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain Campus
    • VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury Campus
  • Michigan
    • Aleda E. Lutz VAMC
    • Ann Arbor VA Medical Center
    • Battle Creek VA Medical Center
    • John D. Dingell VAMC
  • Minnesota
    • Brainerd VA Clinic
    • Fort Snelling VA Clinic
    • Maplewood VA Clinic
    • Max J. Beilke VA Outpatient Clinic
    • Minneapolis VA Medical Center
    • Montevideo VA Clinic
    • Northwest Metro VA Clinic
    • Rochester VA Clinic
    • St. Cloud VA Medical Center
  • Missouri
    • Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital
    • John J. Pershing VA Medical Center
    • Kansas City VA Medical Center
    • VA St. Louis Health Care System - Jefferson Barracks Division
    • Platte City
    • Belton CBOC
    • Cameron Clinic
    • Cape Girardeau CBOC
    • Excelsior Springs MO CBOC
    • Farmington CBOC
    • Fort Leonard Wood CBOC
    • Franklin County VA Clinic
    • Honor Annex
    • Hope Recovery Center VA St. Louis Health Care System
    • Jefferson City VA Clinic
    • Kirksville VA Clinic
    • Lake of the Ozarks VA Clinic
    • Manchester Avenue VA Clinic, St. Louis
    • Marshfield VA Clinic
    • Mexico VA Clinic
    • Mobile Medical Unit
    • Nevada Clinic
    • Olive Street VA Clinic
    • Sedalia VA Clinic
    • Sikeston CBOC
    • St. Charles County VA Clinic
    • St. James VA Clinic
    • St. Joseph Clinic
    • St. Louis County VA Clinic
    • VA St. Louis Health Care System
    • VA St. Louis Health Care System - John Cochran Division
    • Washington Avenue VA Clinic, St. Louis
    • Warrensburg Clinic
    • Waynesville VA Clinic
    • West Plains CBOC
  • Nebraska
    • Omaha VA Medical Center
    • Sidney Clinic
  • Montana
    • Anaconda VA Clinic
    • Benjamin Charles Steele VA Clinic
    • Bozeman VA Clinic
    • Cut Bank VA Clinic
    • Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow (Billings) VA Clinic
    • Fort Harrison VA Medical Center
    • Glasgow VA Clinic
    • Glendive VA Clinic
    • Great Falls VA Clinic
    • Hamilton VA Clinic
    • Helena VA Clinic
    • Kalispell VA Clinic
    • Lewiston VA Clinic
    • Merril Lundman (Havre) VA Clinic
    • Miles City VA Clinic
    • Missoula VA Clinic
    • Plentywood VA Clinic
  • Nevada
    • Elko VA Clinic
  • New Jersey
    • Atlantic County CBOC
    • Atlantic County VA Clinic
    • Burlington County CBOC
    • Camden VA Outpatient Clinic
    • Cape May County CBOC
    • Cape May County VA Clinic
    • Cumberland County CBOC
    • Cumberland County VA Clinic (595GA)
    • East Orange VA Medical Center
    • Hackensack VA Clinic
    • Hamilton VA Clinic
    • James J. Howard Veterans' Outpatient Clinic
    • Jersey City VA Clinic
    • Lyons VA Medical Center
    • Morristown VA Clinic
    • Paterson VA Clinic
    • Piscataway VA Clinic
    • Sussex VA Clinic
    • Tinton Falls VA Clinic
    • VA New Jersey Health Care System
    • Veterans Health Clinic at Gloucester County (642GD)
  • New Mexico
    • Clovis CBOC
    • Hobbs CBOC
    • Las Cruces CBOC
  • New York
    • Auburn VA Clinic
    • Bainbridge VA Clinic
    • Batavia VA Medical Center
    • Bath VA Medical Center
    • Bay Shore VA Clinic
    • Binghamton VA Clinic
    • Brooklyn VA Medical Center
    • Buffalo VA Clinic
    • Buffalo VA Medical Center
    • Canandaigua VA Medical Center
    • Carmel VA Clinic
    • Castle Point VA Medical Center
    • Catskill VA Clinic
    • Clifton Park VA Clinic
    • Coudersport VA Clinic
    • Donald J. Mitchell Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic
    • Dunkirk VA Clinic
    • East Meadow VA Clinic
    • Eastern Dutchess VA Clinic
    • Elmira VA Clinic
    • Erie East VA Clinic
    • Erie West VA Clinic
    • Finger Lakes Healthcare System
    • Fonda VA Clinic
    • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Hospital
    • Glens Falls VA Clinic
    • Goshen VA Clinic
    • Harlem VA Clinic
    • James J. Peters Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    • Jamestown VA Clinic
    • Kingston VA Clinic
    • Lockport VA Clinic
    • Margaret Cochran Corbin VA Campus
    • Monticello VA Clinic
    • New City VA Clinic
    • Niagara Falls VA Clinic
    • Northport VA Medical Center
    • Olean VA Clinic
    • Oswego VA Clinic
    • Packard VA Clinic
    • Patchogue VA Clinic
    • Plattsburgh VA Clinic
    • Port Jervis VA Clinic
    • Potsdam VA Clinic
    • Poughkeepsie VA Clinic
    • Riverhead VA Clinic
    • Rochester Calkins VA Clinic
    • Rochester Clinton Crossings VA Clinic
    • Samuel S. Stratton Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    • Saranac Lake VA Clinic
    • Schenectady VA Clinic
    • South Salina VA Clinic
    • Springville VA Clinic
    • St. Albans VA Medical Center
    • Staten Island Community VA Clinic
    • Syracuse VA Medical Center
    • Thomas P. Noonan Jr. Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic
    • Tompkins County VA Clinic
    • VA Hudson Valley Health Care System
    • VA NY Harbor Healthcare System
    • VA Western New York Healthcare System
    • Valley Stream VA Clinic
    • Watertown 2 VA Clinic
    • Watertown VA Clinic
    • Wellsboro VA Clinic
    • Wellsville VA Clinic
    • West Seneca VA Clinic
    • Westport VA Clinic
    • White Plains VA Clinic
    • Yonkers VA Clinic
  • North Dakota
    • Fargo VA Medical Center
  • Ohio
    • Ashtabula County VA Clinic
    • Belmont County Outpatient Clinic
    • Chalmers P. Wylie Ambulatory Care Center
    • Chillicothe VA Medical Center
    • Cincinnati VA Medical Center
    • Dayton VA Medical Center
    • Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
  • Oklahoma
    • Ada VA Clinic
    • Altus VA Clinic
    • Ardmore VA Clinic
    • Blackwell VA Clinic
    • Clinton VA Clinic
    • Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center
    • Lawton VA Clinic
    • McAlester VA Outpatient Clinic
    • McCurtain County Community Based Outpatient Clinic
    • Norman VA Clinic
    • North May VA Clinic
    • Oklahoma City VA Health Care System
    • Stillwater VA Clinic
    • Tinker VA Clinic
    • Tulsa Behavioral Medicine Clinic
    • Vinita Outpatient Clinic
  • Pennsylvania
    • Allentown VA Outpatient Clinic (693B4)
    • Altoona - James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center
    • Armstrong County VA Outpatient Clinic
    • Beaver County Outpatient Clinic
    • Berks County VA Clinic (595GD)
    • Butler VA Health Care System
    • Clarion County VA Outpatient Clinic
    • Coatesville VA Medical Center
    • Columbia County Outpatient Clinic
    • Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center
    • Cranberry Township VA Outpatient Clinic
    • Crawford County Primary Care Clinic
    • Delaware County VA Clinic (542GA)
    • DuBois (Clearfield County) VA Outpatient Clinic (503GB)
    • Erie VA Medical Center
    • Fayette County Outpatient Clinic
    • Huntingdon County CBOC
    • Indiana County CBOC
    • Johnstown VA Outpatient Clinic (Cambria County) (503GA)
    • Lancaster VA Clinic (595GC)
    • Lawrence County VA Outpatient Clinic
    • Lebanon VA Medical Center
    • McKean County VA Clinic
    • Mercer County VA Outpatient Clinic
    • Northampton County Outpatient Clinic
    • Philadelphia MultiService Center (Philadelphia County)
    • Sayre VA Outpatient Clinic (693GA)
    • Schuylkill County VA Clinic (595GF)
    • State College (Centre County) VA Outpatient Clinic (503GC)
    • Tobyhanna Army Depot (693GC)
    • VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
    • Venango County VA Clinic
    • Victor J. Saracini VA Outpatient Clinic (Montgomery County)
    • Warren CBOC
    • Washington County Outpatient Clinic
    • Wayne County Outpatient Clinic
    • Westmoreland County Outpatient Clinic
    • West Norriton VA Clinic (542GE)
    • Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
    • Williamsport OPC, Campus of Divine Providence Hospital (693GB)
    • York VA Clinic (595GE)
  • Puerto Rico
    • Arecibo VA Clinic
    • Ceiba VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
    • Comerio Rural Outpatient Clinic
    • Eurípides Rubio VA Outpatient Clinic
    • Guayama Community Based Outpatient Clinic
    • Mayaguez VA Clinic
    • Utuado VA Clinic
    • VA Caribbean Healthcare System
    • Vieques Rural Outpatient Clinic
  • South Dakota
    • Fort Meade VA Medical Center
    • Hot Springs VA Medical Center
    • Sioux Falls VA Health Care System
  • Texas
    • Abilene CBOC
    • Amarillo VA Health Care System
    • Austin Outpatient Clinic
    • Balcones Heights Outpatient Clinic
    • Beeville CBOC
    • Big Spring - West Texas VA Health Care System
    • Bonham - Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center
    • Brownwood CBOC
    • Bryan/College Station CBOC
    • Cedar Park CBOC
    • Childress Clinic
    • Corpus Christi
    • Dalhart VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
    • Dallas VA Medical Center
    • Decatur CBOC
    • Denton CBOC
    • Eastside El Paso CBOC
    • El Paso VA Health Care System
    • Fort Stockton Clinic
    • Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic
    • Frank M. Tejeda VA Outpatient Clinic
    • Granbury CBOC
    • Grand Prairie VA Clinic
    • Greenville CBOC
    • Harlingen- VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System
    • Kerrville VA Hospital
    • La Grange CBOC
    • Laredo Clinic
    • Lubbock Clinic
    • McAllen Clinic
    • New Braunfels CBOC
    • NorthEast 410 /San Antonio Clinic
    • Northwest 410/San Antonio Clinic
    • Odessa - Wilson and Young Medal of Honor VA Clinic
    • Palestine CBOC
    • Plano CBOC
    • San Angelo Clinic
    • San Antonio - Shavano Park Outpatient Clinic
    • San Antonio - SW Military CBOC
    • San Antonio - Audie Murphy VA
    • San Antonio - North Central Federal Clinic
    • San Antonio - Pecan Valley Clinic
    • San Antonio - Polk Street VA Clinic
    • San Antonio - South Bexar County Clinic
    • Seguin CBOC
    • Sherman CBOC
    • Temple VA - Central Texas Veterans Health Care System
    • Tyler VA Clinic
    • Victoria Clinic
    • Waco VA - Doris Miller Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    • Wichita Falls VA Clinic
  • Utah
    • Cache Valley VA Clinic
    • Moab Veterans Community Clinic
    • Ogden VA Clinic
    • Orem VA Clinic
    • Price VA Clinic
    • Roosevelt VA Clinic
    • South Jordan VA Clinic
    • St. George VA Clinic
    • VA Salt Lake City Health Care System
    • Weber County VA Clinic
  • Virgin Islands
    • Saint Croix VA Clinic
    • Saint Thomas VA Clinic
  • Wisconsin
    • Hayward VA Clinic
    • Rice Lake VA Clinic
    • Twin Ports VA Clinic
  • Wyoming
    • Afton VA Clinic
    • Casper VA Clinic
    • Cheyenne VA Medical Center
    • Cody VA Clinic
    • Evanston VA Clinic
    • Gillette VA Clinic
    • Laramie Mobile Clinic
    • Rawlins Clinic
    • Riverton VA Clinic
    • Rock Springs VA Clinic
    • Sheridan VA Medical Center
    • Torrington Mobile Clinic
    • Wheatland Mobile Clinic
    • Worland VA Clinic

The VA Health Chat App provides easy, online access to chat with VA staff when you have minor health questions, want to schedule an appointment, have a non-life threatening health concern, and more.


Use VA Health Chat for immediate answers when:

  • You feel ill and unsure about going to an emergency room or clinic
  • You have a reaction to a medication
  • You have questions about your prescriptions
  • You need medical advice for a minor injury or illness, such as:
    • Allergies
    • Congestion/cough/cold
    • Ear ache
    • Fever
    • Rash
    • Sore throat
    • Stomachache

It's perfect for those who:

  • Have mobility issues or health care conditions that make it difficult to visit a VA facility.
  • Live in rural areas and may not have convenient access to a VA facility, nor adequate broadband bandwidth to conduct a video conferencing telemedicine session.
  • May not have access to a quiet, private space to conduct a telemedicine consultation.
  • Want access to primary care, telemental health, and a whole range of other telehealth services from a single source.

Features

The VA Health Chat team can help you:

  • Find your closest VA facility
  • Schedule an appointment*
  • Refill a VA prescription
  • Send a non-urgent message to your health care team

*The scheduling an appointment option is only available at the St. Cloud locations at this time.

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