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Truman VA in Columbia, Missouri, serves 44 counties in Missouri as well as Pike County, Illinois, and is one of seven medical center facilities in the VA Heartland Network, a Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN). Truman VA maintains strong affiliations with the University of Missouri’s School of Medicine, the Sinclair School of Nursing, the School of Health Professions and other health related programs and provides training opportunities for approximately 900 students each year.
Truman VA provides a full continuum of care in both inpatient and outpatient settings and is committed to excellent patient care, education and research. The facility offers comprehensive care including primary care, medical and surgical specialties, behavioral health, physical and occupational therapy and pharmacy services. In addition, Truman VA is a referral center for heart care services including open heart surgery. The facility also offers additional services including audiology & speech pathology, social work services, dermatology, dental, neurology, oncology, orthopedic surgery, podiatry, prosthetics, urology and vision care.
Columbia, home of the University of Missouri-Columbia, has an exciting and eclectic mix of unique restaurants, specialty stores, galleries, and coffee shops, along with a wide variety of festivals throughout the year.
Columbia is a great place to live for many reasons. We have an excellent school system, state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, entertainment opportunities galore, low cost of living, a clean environment and much, much more. The book 50 Fabulous Places to Raise Your Family has this to say: "Columbia is a fast-growing city, valued for its highly educated work force, low cost of living, favorable government attitude toward business, award-winning schools and nationally recognized quality of life."
Columbia's centralized location offers quick access to St. Louis and Kansas City, as well as the State Capitol, Jefferson City, and the beautiful vacation getaway, Lake of the Ozarks. Columbia is also minutes away from a host of historic towns and state parks featuring boating, fishing, hiking, biking and more.
In Columbia, you are never more than a few minutes away from one of the 13 major shopping areas including the region's largest mall and a Downtown area featuring restaurants and unique shopping experiences highlighted several times in Southern Living Magazine.
Abundant and affordable housing is also available in Columbia. If you are seeking majestic estates, a condo on the golf course or the traditional family neighborhood, Columbia has something to fit both your lifestyle and your pocketbook. Click here to connect with Chamber member real estate agents.
Whatever your reason for considering our city for relocation, we're sure you will find what you are looking for in Columbia, Missouri.
*Information borrowed from Columbia Chamber of Commerce