VA Northern California Health Care System
The Sacramento VA Medical Center is a 60-bed, state-of-the-art, inpatient facility offering a full range of comprehensive health care services including medical, surgical, primary and mental health care. The medical center, which is comprised of 24 medical-surgical beds, 16 TCU beds, 10 ICU beds, 16 BHICU, and a four room operating suite, also houses a cardiac catheterization lab, a gastrointestinal & endoscopy suite, angiography capability and 16,000 square-feet of research laboratory. The medical center offers a wide range of outpatient and diagnostic services, including mammography, MRI, CT, and PET scanning.
From the Bay Area and US-50 Eastbound
Take I-80 toward Sacramento. Approaching Sacramento, take US-50/I-80 Capitol City Freeway toward South Lake Tahoe and continue for approximately two miles. Take US-50 toward Placerville and South Lake Tahoe and continue for approximately 10 miles. Take the Mather Field/Rancho Cordova exit and turn right on Mather Field Road.
At Rockingham/Old Placerville Road, the road divides and the left lanes become International Drive. Stay in the right hand lane to continue on Mather Field Road. Turn left on Peter A. McCuen Blvd. Turn left on Blaisdell Blvd.
From US-50 Westbound
Take US-50 toward Sacramento. Take the Mather Field Road exit. Turn left on Mather Field Road and continue as indicated above.
- Free on premises
- Security on site
Sacramento Regional Transit
Mather Field/Mills Station is the closest Light Rail station.
A VANCHCS Shuttle Bus operates between the Sacramento VAMC and the Mather Field Light Rail Station every 45 minutes. The first shuttle departs the VAMC at 7:45 AM. and the last shuttle departs the VAMC at 4:45 PM. Travel time estimated at 10 minutes.
VA Northern California Health Care System - Shuttle Bus Schedule
Click here to download shuttle bus schedule (MS Word, 55Kb)
Food and Refreshments
Visitors are welcome to eat in the medical center cafeteria/canteen, which is located on the first floor of Building 650. We offer a wide variety of delicious and healthy menu items, including hot and cold entrees, beverages and desserts.
Starbucks Coffee Shop
Our coffee shop is located on the first floor in the Patient Waiting Area in Bulding 650 near the Outpatient Pharmacy. Visitors may select from a variety of pastries, light sandwiches and hot and cold beverages. Vending machines are also available 24 hours a day.