Administrative hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Emergencies are seen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Contacting a Patient
If you come to visit a patient, please see our maps for directions and parking locations. You may also wish to review our visiting hours and policies page. If you would like to send a card, gift or flowers to a patient, the mailing address is:
Patient Name (Patient Room Number)
c/o VA Long Beach Medical Center
5901 E 7th street
Long Beach CA 90822
To schedule an appointment, please contact us at any of the numbers listed on our appointments page, or visit My HealtheVet.
Schedule an Appointment
If you have a compliment, complaint, or other issue which you need help with, please ask to speak with Patient Ambassador in the area you are visiting. If you need further help, you may want to speak with our Veterans and Family Assistance office. Please click here to access our customer service page.
Former Prisoners of War
Our Former Prisoners of War Advocate can provide special assistance to former POWs. Contact Ophelia R. Tracy at 562-826-8000 ext. 3895, or visit Building 125, room W-125 in the medical center.
Minority Veterans Outreach Coordinator
The Minority Veterans Program conducts outreach activities, shares information and serves as a resource contact for the exchange of information for improvement of services available to Minority Veterans. For information please contact Charlie Lonon at 562-826-5373.
Inquiry Routing and Information System
VA has established an inquiry routing and information system (IRIS), which provides answers to frequently-asked questions. You may also use this system to submit a comment, question, or concern.
Members of the news media should contact our Public Affairs Office at 562-826-5498. After business hours call 562-826-8000 and speak to an operator.
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