Medical Requirements and Hospital Services

Medical Requirements:

Each applicant must have a current physical examination completed on the application form by a local or Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center physician, including laboratory and x-ray finding.

Hospital Services:

In the event of an acute illness, the Resident of the Iowa Veterans Home has the following hospitals available to meet his/her medical needs:

  1. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa.
  2. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa.
  3. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Knoxville, Iowa.
  4. University Hospitals, Iowa City, Iowa.
  5. Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center, Marshalltown, Iowa.
  6. State of Iowa Mental Health Institutes.