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North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System continues to grow to meet the health care needs of America's Veterans. As one of the largest VA health care systems in the country, we are committed to providing the highest quality care to our Veterans and we are growing to serve you even better!

Gainesville Mental Health Clinic 

The Gainesville Mental Health Clinic is a 39,932 sf facility located at 5465 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608.  Anticipated completion is Summer 2022. Services include Mental Health Intensive Care Management, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center, Substance Abuse Clinic, Compensated Work Therapy Clinic, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinic, Community Care, and Suicide Prevention.

(Gainesville Primary Care and Gainesville Mental Health will both co-locate on the same site but in separate buildings with separate addresses - scroll down to see current construction site photo of both facilities)

Pictured below: 

  • Gainesville Mental Health Construction Photos - April 2022
  • Gainesville Mental Health Artistic Rendering
  • Gainesville Mental Health Artistic Rendering - Interior 

Gainesville Primary Care Clinic

Gainesville Primary Care Clinic is a 70, 849 sf facility located at 5469 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608. Anticipated completion is Summer 2022. Services include Primary Care, Telehealth, Mental Health, Specimen Collection, Prosthetics, Radiology, Women's Health, Computerized tomography (CT Scan), and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). 

(Gainesville Primary Care and Gainesville Mental Health will both co-locate on the same site but in separate buildings wit h separate addresses - see current construction site photo of both facilities below)

Pictured below: 

  • Gainesville Primary Care Construction Photos - April 2022
  • Gainesville Primary Care Artistic Rendering 
  • Gainesville Primary Care Artistic Rendering - Interior
  • Aerial of both facilities - April 2022

Jacksonville Outpatient Clinic and 30 Bed Domiciliary

The Jacksonville Outpatient Clinic and 30 bed Domiciliary are 185,500 sf total for both facilities. The new Jacksonville Outpatient Clinic and Domiciliary will co-locate on the same site and the Domiciliary will connect to the clinic via a covered walkway canopy. Location of site is 145 Heron Bay Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218.  Services include Primary Care, Audiology, Eye Clinic, Multi-Specialty, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Prosthetics, Radiology, Specimen Collection, and Telehealth. The 30-bed domiciliary will provide rehabilitation and treatment for homeless Veterans.

The clinic will replace the Jacksonville VA Southpoint clinic at 6900 Southpoint Drive N. and the Jacksonville VA University clinic at 3901 Memorial Health Plaza in Southside. The Jacksonville 1 VA Clinic at 1536 N. Jefferson St. will remain open.  Anticipated completion is early 2024.

See time lapse video and attachments below: 

  • Jacksonville Outpatient Clinic and Domiciliary time-lapse video (December 2021- March 2022)
  • Jacksonville Outpatient Clinic and Domiciliary artistic rendering
Jacksonville Outpatient Clinic and Domiciliary Construction Artistic Rendering - Aerial View

Ocala VA Clinic (Dedication & Ribbon Cutting - June 22, 2022 at 9:30 a.m.)

The new Ocala VA Clinic is a 45,499 sf facility  located at 4826 SW 49th Road, Ocala Florida. 34474 and opened Tuesday, January 25, 2022. A Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, June 22 at 9:30 a.m.  Event is open to the public. 

Services include Primary Care, Mental Health, Audiology, Eye Clinic, Podiatry, Specimen Collection, Telehealth. (The Ocala West VA Clinic previously located at 3307 Southwest 26th Ave., Ocala, FL 34474 has also moved services to this location.)

  • Click here to view news coverage of opening day by TV 20
  • Click here to view news coverage of opening day by the Ocala Star Banner
  • Click here to view the August 2020 virtual Groundbreaking video.  

Pictured below: 

  • Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Announcement
  • Ocala VA Clinic
  • Ocala VA Clinic - Interior 

Other Construction Projects

The new Administration Building is a new building of 25,597 total square feet, consisting of two stories located at the Malcom Randal Veterans Affairs Medical Center.  The anticipated completion is Spring 2024. The building will consolidate many administrative and support services of the Medical Center under one roof creating an effective environment supporting the mission of the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

Note: For the safety of all, beginning May 9, 2022 the main entrance to the CLC will be closed to pedestrians (Veterans, visitors, and employees).  The drop-off-round-about will also be closed to vehicles. During the construction period, access to the CLC  is available thru the east side entrance on the 1st floor or the bridge connection on the second floor.  Veterans and visitors may utilize valet parking and access the CLC via the main entrance of the bed tower and then connect to the CLC via the catwalk.