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Local Clinic Information

Call the Nurse Advice Line at 1 (800) TRICARE Opt #1 (1-800-874-2273) after normal clinic hours, on the weekends or on a holiday. Nurse Advise Line nurses will as a series of questions about a caller’s specific concerns to advise when and how to seek care for an urgent problem or give instruction on self-care at home. Emergency services are not available at the 11th MDS. If you have an emergency, please dial 911 or go to Fort Belvoir, Walter Reed, or Andrews ER.

Seek urgent / emergency care

Call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. Some military treatment facility locations offer emergency room services and others do not, so be sure to be familiar with the clinics and services offered at your location.

Medical emergencies are the sudden and unexpected onset of a medical condition that:

  • Is threatening to life, limb, or eyesight;
  • Requires immediate medical treatment; or
  • Manifests painful symptoms that requires immediate response to alleviate suffering.

Call your primary care manager within 24 hours or the next business day after getting emergency care to get authorization and coordinate ongoing care.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline1-800-273-TALK (8255), option 1

Veterans Crisis Line1-866-966-1020

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