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Sioux Falls VA Health Care System



Local Patient Access Data

Regularly updated patient access data is available for all VA Medical Centers and Community-Based Outpatient Clinics including average wait times, number of patients waiting for a scheduled appointment and number of patients that cannot be scheduled for an appointment in 90 days or less. To view this data, go to

Dedicated to increasing access to VA Health Care

The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System is dedicated to getting you an appointment without a long delay. Our goals are simple —

  • You should be able to see your primary care provider quickly with minimal delay.
  • You should have faster access to specialty care.

Making, Changing and Canceling Your Appointment

  • If you need to make, change or cancel your appointment, please call us at 1-800-316-8387, Ext. 5001.
  • Contact your assigned community based outpatient clinic for appointments scheduled at a CBOC.

If you cannot keep an existing appointment, please contact us as soon as you are aware you cannot make your appointment. This will allow us to reschedule you sooner as well as schedule one of your fellow Veterans for the original appointment date and time.

Self-Schedule Appointments

VA's Veteran Appointment Request app is available at select locations. The app makes it possible for Veterans to self-schedule primary care appointments and request assistance in booking both primary care and mental health appointments at the VA facilities where they receive care. In addition to scheduling appointments, Veterans can use the Veteran Appointment Request app to track appointment details and the status of requests, send messages about requested appointments, receive notifications and cancel appointments. Read more about the Veteran Appointment Request app.


800-316-8387 Ext. 5001

Behavioral Health
800-316-8387 Ext. 6348