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Hurricane Florence


There are emergency procedures in place in Georgia, Washington, D.C., Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Sign up for future disaster alerts.

Emergency Prescription Refills

State Counties Through
Georgia All 9/20/2018
Washington, D.C.  All 9/20/2018
Maryland All 9/20/2018
North Carolina


South Carolina All 9/30/2018
Virginia All 9/20/2018

To get an emergency refill, take your prescription bottle to any TRICARE retail network pharmacy. To find a network pharmacy:

If possible, visit the pharmacy where the prescription was filled.

  • If you use a retail chain, you can fill your prescription at another store in that chain.
  • If your provider is available, he or she may call in a new prescription to any network pharmacy.
  • You can request assistance at another pharmacy, but it's at that pharmacy's discretion to help you.

Referral Requirement Waived

If you are evacuated, you may not have to get a referral from your primary care manager to see a TRICARE authorized provider. This is also known as a blanket referral waiver. This includes the following counties:

State Counties Through
North Carolina All 9/30/2018
South Carolina All 9/30/2018
Maryland All 9/20/2018


Washington, D.C. All 9/20/2018
Virginia All 9/20/2018

To Get Care: Find a TRICARE authorized provider in the area where you're evacuated to schedule an appointment.

Last Updated 9/20/2018