Urgent & Emergency Care
If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911. To reach Womack Army Medical Center Emergency Care, call 910-907-6000.
Womack Army Medical Center offers the following services:
- Urgent Care
- Emergency Care
The Urgent Care Clinic (UCC) at Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC) is now open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for both urgent care complaints and testing/treating of patients that have symptoms of COVID-19. The UCC is a walk-in clinic only. Patients that walk in will receive a mask and undergo COVID-19 medical screening. On weekends, patients should go to the emergency room for urgent care complaints or COVID-19 symptomatic testing. The hospital emergency department provides emergency services to patients who need immediate medical attention..
Please use the All American Expressway entrance to access the medical center.
Asymptomatic patients with possible exposure can call 910-907-2778 to schedule a virtual appointment with a provider to discuss COVID-19 drive-thru testing options. Asymptomatic patients who are preparing to deploy, returning from deployment, training, or have occupation requirements can call 910-907-1011 to schedule drive-thru testing appointments. The drive-thru testing site is at Womack Army Medical Center near the emergency department. Testing is available Monday through Friday, except on federal holidays, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by appointment.
Patients that may have other non-COVID-19 medical issues, please call the appointment line at 910-907-2778 and request a virtual appointment.
Patients may also access the Military Health System Advice Nurse, 24/7 by calling 1-800-TRICARE, option 1.
The clinic is treating patients that may have the following symptoms:
- Acute pain and minor injuries
- Sore throat (not COVID related)
- Sinus infection
- Urinary symptoms
- Minor sprains and strains
- Minor lacerations (No face or hands)
- Genital irritation (sexually transmitted diseases screening done at Epidemiological and Disease Control Clinic (EDC)
If you are experiencing a life-threatening medical situation (including mental health emergencies), call 911 immediately or visit Womack Army Medical Center if it's your nearest hospital. Emergency care services treat life-threatening medical issues such as threats to your life, limbs, sight, or safety.
What is an emergency?
- A sudden, unexpected, acute medical condition or the worsening of a condition that poses a threat to life, limb or sight and requires immediate treatment.
- WAMC Emergency Medicine serves patients with serious injuries or illnesses. Patients needing urgent or emergency care are seen immediately.
- Bleeding that won’t stop.
- Vomiting or coughing blood, or passing black stools.
- Severe pain in the chest, upper abdomen or down the arm.
- Heart stops beating or pulse is very faint.
- Difficult breathing or the presence of blue lips, face or nail beds.
- Severe headache such as with nausea, vomiting, fever or dizziness.
- Injuries from trauma such as from a fall or auto accident.
- Suicidal or homicidal feelings.
- Extensive burns, especially where skin is white or charred.
- Eye injuries such as from acids or other strong solutions.
- Seizures or convulsion that does not stop.
- Insect stings when the patient is known to have allergic reactions.
- Suspected poisoning.
- Numbness or paralysis on a part of the body.
- Fever of 103 degrees F or higher.
- Consciousness is altered or affected.
If you use a civilian emergency room:
- Notify your Managed Care Support Contractor within 24 hours, AND,
- Notify your Primary Care Manager.