Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
We continue to increase our precautionary measures to keep staff, patients and the community safe as we address COVID-19.
Please find the latest information below.
Please Be Advised: Before Arriving at Any Medical Facility
If in the past two weeks you traveled to or from China, Italy, Iran, or South Korea, OR have had contact with individual(s) with known or presumptive COVID-19 and have any of the symptoms below, please contact your primary care clinic, urgent care clinic, or emergency department prior to entering ANY medical facility.
If you are asymptomatic but have traveled to countries of concern noted below or have had contact with COVID-19, please self-quarantine until you get further guidance from your Primary Care Manager (PCM), local health department, or nurse advice line.
Nurse Advice Line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
1-800-TRICARE (1-800-874-2273), Option 1
The North Carolina Coronavirus Hotline
Please visit the Womack Urgent Care site for Urgent Health clinic updates.
Referrals and Authorizations Extended for 180 Days
In an effort to support access to care and reduce administrative burden for providers and beneficiaries, we have automatically extended certain outpatient referrals and authorizations an additional 180 days from the expiration date. The number of approved visits does not change.
Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC)
COVID-19 Screening Procedures
At Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC) and all outlying clinics, COVID-19 symptom screening will take place at all entrances. If the COVID-19 symptom screening is positive, the person will be sent to a secondary screening location, this is even for those with a scheduled appointment. Emergent patients should present to the emergency department entrance and receive a primary and secondary screening in the emergency department.
Secondary screenings will determine if the patient is:
- Sent to the external testing site at WAMC, if the patient has an appointment for asymptomatic testing.
- Sent to urgent care clinic as the internal testing site (mild to moderate symptoms), the urgent care clinic can facilitate COVID-19 screening and testing, as well as provide resource specialtiesA branch of medicine or surgery that a doctor specializes in. to treat the patient and complete the scheduled appointment within the urgent care environment.
- Sent to emergency department, if medically compromised, the emergency department staff will treat, test and/or admit the patient to the hospital.
Womack Army Medical Center is restricting all visitor access to the medical center and outlying clinics with installation raising the health protection level to “Charlie,” effective March 31. The medical center is allowing women in labor to have one support person with them. The support person cannot be transferred from person-to-person. These measures simply serve as a precaution to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus and protect the most vulnerable in our community. As a reminder, should you require it, you can reach a registered nurse through the nurse advice line.
Call Us First!
Are you wondering if your medication is ready or if we received a prescription from your doctor?
If you have these or any other Pharmacy questions, please call the Womack Pharmacy Call Center.
Mon – Fri: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hard Copy Prescriptions and Refill Pick-Up
Effective 01 July 2020, WAMC pharmacies will only accept hard copy (paper) prescriptions for controlled substances and emergency roomThe hospital department that provides emergency services to patients who need immediate medical attention. discharge prescriptions.
All other prescriptions should be sent electronically to:
Civilian prescribers may easily find the site via zip code search 28310
Effective immediately, refill pickup time is after 2:00 p.m..
Refills requested by 10:00 p.m. on Sun-Thurs will be ready the next business day after 2:00 p.m., those requested on Fri-Sat will be ready on Monday after 2:00 p.m.
Use the refill line 1-910-907-7676 or TRICARE Online to request your refills
Change in Procedures
In compliance with the new CDC guidelines regarding the limitation of gatherings larger than 50 people, all WAMC pharmacies will phase into consolidating services as follows:
- The Main Outpatient Pharmacy will only process provider order entry (POE) prescriptions Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
- The Pharmacy Annex will process refills and off-post electronic prescriptions (eRx). Hard copy prescriptions will no longer be accepted and should be submitted electronically with the exception of controlled medications.
The Pharmacy Annex hours are Mon- Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Sat: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- All health clinic and medical home pharmacies will be closed to patients not seen at the clinic that day.
- Refills must be picked up within 48 hours to help mitigate our storage capacity.
NOTICE - HOME DELIVERY
Effective April 1, 2020 all maintenance prescription refills for active duty service members will be transferred to TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery to support the readiness of our warfighters.Visit the Department of Pharmacy Refill Home Delivery page for more information and instructions on how to sign up for home delivery.
Specialty Care Clinics
Please call 1-910-643-2020 to check on the availability of your specialty care appointments.
If you have a family member that is pregnant, elderly (>50 years of age), immunocompromised, or otherwise a high risk for severe disease, please notify your unit or the Fort Bragg Department of Public Health (FBDPH), as alternate housing may be prudent.
Last Updated 8/27/2020