The Fargo VA Health Care System provides medical care and services through the Veterans Health Administration to veterans residing in North Dakota, western Minnesota and northern South Dakota. The health care system is a general medical/surgical/psychiatric facility with 42 acute beds and an attached 38-bed Community Living Center(CLC) providing extended care. Veterans are referred to the Minneapolis VA Health Care System for tertiary care.
The health care system also supports nine community-based outpatient clinics (CBOC), located in Bismarck, Dickinson, Grafton, Jamestown, Grand Forks, Minot, and Williston, N.D., as well as Fergus Falls and Bemidji, Minn. During the last two years, outpatient visits for the healthcare system and the CBOCs have steadily increased to well over 100,000 per year. The health care system had over 2,000 admissions into the hospital each year over the last two years. The CLC provides extended care through admissions of over 400 patients each year during the past two years.
The Fargo VA Health Care System employs 846 employees with an annual budget of approximately $112 Million for medical care. An active research program and a successful academic affiliation with the University of North Dakota School of Medical and Health Sciences are maintained. It supports residencies in Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Surgery, and provides training to allied health professionals. The health care system is a member of the Veterans Integrated Service Network 23 (VISN 23), which includes the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, western Wisconsin, western Illinois, northern Kansas, northern Missouri, and eastern Wyoming.
University of North Dakota School of Medical and Health Sciences Grand Forks, N.D.
North Dakota State College of Science Wahpeton, N.D.
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead, Minn.
42 Authorized 38 Transitional Care Unit
Type of Facility
General Medical & Surgery
Acute Psychiatry Anatomic Pathology Audiology Blood Banking Cardiology Clinical Pharmacy Gastroenterology General Lab ICU General (Medical and Surgical) Infectious Disease Microbiology Lab Nephrology Neurology Nuclear Medicine Occupational Therapy Oncology Optometry Outpatient Substance Abuse Pharmacokinetics Lab Physical Therapy Prosthetics Recreation Therapy Rehabilitation Medicine Respiratory Therapy Speech Therapy Voluntary Service
The following Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) come under this facility:
Bemidji VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic 705 5th St NW Suite B Bemidji, MN 56601 Phone: (218) 755-6360
Bismarck, N.D. Bismarck VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic Gateway Mall 2700 State Street Suite 5 Bismarck, N.D. 58503 Phone: 701-221-9169 Fax: 701-221-0918
Dickinson, N.D. Dickinson VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic 528 - 21st St. W. Suite F Dickinson, ND 58601 Phone: 701-483-1850
Fergus Falls, Minn. Fergus Falls VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic Minnesota State Veterans Home 1821 North Park Street Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Phone: 218-739-1400 Fax: 218-739-1401
Grafton, N.D. Grafton VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic ND State Development Center Health Services Building West Sixth Street Grafton, ND 58237 Phone: 701-352-4059 Fax: 701-352-9290
Grand Forks, N.D. Grand Forks VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic 3221 32nd Avenue South Grand Forks, ND 58201 Phone: (701) 335-4380
Jamestown VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Jamestown Hospital 419 5th Street NE Jamestown, ND 58401 Phone: 701-952-4787
Minot VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
10 Missile Avenue Minot Air Force Base Minot, ND 58705 Phone: 701-727-9800 Fax: 701-727-9804
Williston, N.D. Williston VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic 205 Main Street Williston, ND 58802 Phone: (701) 572-2470