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Article 5/16/2019 A change of address may mean new TRICARE health options

A change of address, such as moving to a new country, city, region, or ZIP+4 code is a TRICARE Qualifying Life Event (QLE). This QLE means you have 90 days from the date of your address change to enroll in or change your TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select health plan based on your eligibility or plan availability in the new location. (U.S. Navy photo)

Infographic 6/6/2019 Acute Chronic Pain

This infographic describes ways to retrain the brain's reaction to pain.
This infographic describes ways to retrain the brain's reaction to pain.

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Article 4/24/2020 Be Cyber Aware: COVID-19 Myths vs. Facts

While your attention is focused on staying safe and healthy at this time, don’t take your eye off cybersecurity measures. Whether you’re working from home or browsing social media sites, you’re a target for scammers taking advantage of the COVID-19 national health emergency.

Photo 7/31/2019 Best Medic Competition

Combat Medic Competition
The three-day competition challenges medics in soldiering skills and combat medic lanes.

Photo 3/2/2020 Bite by Bite

Bite by Bite, National Nutrition Month 2020
March is National Nutrition Month and this year's theme is "Eat Right, Bite by Bite."

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Photo 7/31/2019 Childbirth Education

Maternity Class
Childbirth Education empowers patients through knowledge in a series of six, 2-hour classes that include education on labor, delivery, breastfeeding and newborn care. This education provides expecting with the knowledge, skills and additional resources to successfully parent.

Photo 2/26/2020 Coronavirus

Microscopic image of Novel Coronavirus
As of February 23, 14 COVID-19 cases had been diagnosed in the following six states: Arizona (one case), California (eight), Illinois (two), Massachusetts (one), Washington (one), and Wisconsin (one). Twelve of these 14 cases were related to travel to China, and two cases occurred through person-to-person transmission to close household contacts of a person with confirmed COVID-19.

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Article 2/4/2020 DoD releases guidance to protect forces from novel coronavirus

Acting Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Matthew P. Donovan released a guidance letter for force health protection specifically relating to the novel coronavirus. In it, Donovan states that DoD will follow guidance by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.

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Article 12/20/2019 Enhanced Paramedic Program

Womack Army Medical Center is working to reduce combat morbidity and mortality through their ‘Enhanced Paramedic Program’.

Photo 7/31/2019 Eye Exams

Optometry Visit
The Department of Optometry provides eye exams for Soldiers, Retirees, and their Beneficiaries at Womack and outlying clinics.

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Article 12/16/2019 First in Department of Defense

First in Department of Defense: WOMACK ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, FORT BRAGG, N.C. – Physicians at Womack Army Medical Center performed the first endoscopic submucosal resection of a colonic polyp within the Department of Defense military medicine this past summer. Only a handful of medical centers in the United States perform this procedure due to the high level of expertise needed.

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Article 4/16/2020 Get Familiar with Your Emergency and Urgent Care Options

During the COVID-19 crisis, you may have more questions than usual about where to seek care or even the level of care you need. Now is the time to learn the difference between emergency and urgent care, and the rules for your TRICARE health plan. That way, you can get the appropriate treatment you need.

Article 2/27/2020 Got Feedback About TRICARE Publications? Take the Survey

Do you love TRICARE newsletters, or are fact sheets answering your questions? TRICARE wants to hear your feedback. Your comments, suggestions, and questions help to create better content and improve your TRICARE benefit resources.

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Article 4/16/2020 How to Help: Delay Routine and Elective Medical and Dental Procedures

To keep up with self-distancing practices due to COVID-19, you should strongly consider rescheduling certain medical and dental appointments. Your health care provider may have already contacted you to reschedule your appointment. Be sure to check on the availability of telehealth and teledentistry appointments as an option to address your health care.

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Article 2/20/2020 Join Feb. 27 TRICARE Webinar on TRICARE For Life

Do you have questions about TRICARE For Life (TFL)? Not sure if you’re eligible for TFL, or how TFL coverage works? Join the “What is TRICARE For Life?” webinar on Feb. 27, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET to get your TFL questions answered.

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Article 12/13/2019 Level III Trauma

Womack Army Medical Center was designated as one of three trauma centers in a 10-county radius Nov. 6, 2019.

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Photo 7/31/2019 MASCAL Exercise

Medics work during a Mass Casualty Exercise
Medics work during a Mass Casualty Exercise

Video 7/17/2019 Maternity Fair

Are you pregnant or recently had a baby? Have you heard about Womack's upcoming Maternity Fair? Watch this video and learn about all the patient education information and giveaways, then come to the fair!

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Photo 3/6/2020 Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

Corona Virus COVID-19
Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 COVID-19 is a new disease and we are still learning how it spreads, the severity of illness it causes, and to what extent it may spread in the United States.

Photo 3/6/2020 Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

Novel Coronavirus COVID-19
Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 COVID-19 is a new disease and we are still learning how it spreads, the severity of illness it causes, and to what extent it may spread in the United States.

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Article 4/2/2020 Possible Military Pharmacy Changes Due to COVID-19

Do you use a military pharmacy? If so, there may be temporary limitations that result in a decrease in service or closure at your pharmacy due to COVID-19. To maintain patient and personnel safety, you may have to temporarily switch your prescription to TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery or to a TRICARE retail network pharmacy.

Article 5/19/2020 Press Release 06 001

WOMACK ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, FORT BRAGG--- In response to the increased circulation of the novel coronavirus, Womack Army Medical Center is restricting visitor access to the medical center. 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.

Article 7/2/2020 Press Release 07-001

Effective Monday, July 6th, Womack Army Medical Center primary care clinics and staff will return to full operations. In line with Governor Roy Cooper’s implementation of phase 1 and 2 plans, and after discussion with the Womack Army Medical Center COVID-19 task force, we have determined that Womack can safely return all primary care clinics to both in-person and virtual health appointments.

Article 7/2/2020 Press Release 07-002

The urgent care clinic at Womack Army Medical Center is now open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for testing and treating patients that have symptoms of COVID-19. The WAMC Urgent Care Clinic is a walk-in clinic only. Patients that walk in will receive a mask and undergo COVID-19 medical treatment.

Article 3/26/2020 Press Release 20023

Press Release 20-023 - WOMACK ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, FORT BRAGG--- Womack Army Medical Center is restricting all visitor access to the medical center in compliance with installation raising the health protection level to “Charlie,” effective immediately. 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.

Article 3/27/2020 Press Release 20026

WOMACK ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, FORT BRAGG--- Womack Army Medical Center is restricting all visitor access to the medical center in compliance with installation raising the health protection level to “Charlie,” effective immediately. 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.

Article 3/30/2020 Press Release 20027

Womack Army Medical Center is restricting all visitor access to the medical center in compliance with installation raising the health protection level to “Charlie,” effective immediately. 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.

Article 3/30/2020 Press Release 20028

Womack Army Medical Center is restricting all visitor access to the medical center and outlying clinics in compliance with installation raising the health protection level to “Charlie,” effective March 31. In order to realign resources in a way that reduces risk to our patients and health care workers, all WAMC beneficiaries will be appointed as follows, regardless of assigned clinic or assigned primary care manager.

Article 4/2/2020 Press Release 20032

Womack Army Medical Center is restricting all visitor access to the medical center in compliance with installation raising the health protection level to “Charlie,” effective immediately. 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.

Article 4/6/2020 Press Release 20033

Womack Army Medical Center is restricting all visitor access to the medical center and outlying primary care clinics in compliance with the installation raising the health protection level to “Charlie,” effective immediately.

Article 4/8/2020 Press Release 20034

Womack Army Medical Center is restricting all visitor access to the medical center and outlying primary care clinics in compliance with the installation raising the health protection level to “Charlie,” effective immediately.

Article 1/3/2020 Press Releases

This document is provided by the Womack Army Medical Center Public Affairs Office as a service to the news media and the general public. For more information, contact the WAMC Public Affairs Office at 910-907-7247. Like Womack Army Medical Center on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @WomackAMC.

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Photo 2/20/2020 snowflake

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Winter news at Womack

Article 4/2/2020 Staying Mentally Fit During Social Distancing

Are you experiencing cabin fever? If so, you’re not alone. Sudden lifestyle changes and extended time at home is a reality for many during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Article 3/12/2020 Tracking COVID-19: Know the Symptoms and How to Get Care

Take action and stay informed about the new coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Simple measures can protect you and your community. It’s also important to identify the symptoms of COVID-19 and know when to seek help.

Article 7/11/2019 Traveling Overseas? Know How to Get Care With TRICARE

If you’re planning to travel overseas this summer, your TRICARE coverage goes with you. However, the rules vary based on your sponsor status, your location, and your health plan. Familiarize yourself with your plan’s rules and these tips so you know what to do if you have health issues while traveling overseas.

Article 3/27/2020 TRICARE Covers Certain Telemedicine Services in the U.S.

TRICARE covers certain telemedicine services. You may be able to see a TRICARE-authorized provider without leaving your home. Using a computer or smartphone, you connect with your provider by secure video conferencing.

Article 2/20/2020 TRICARE Dental Coverage Options Keep Your Smile Healthy

Let’s kickoff National Children’s Dental Health Month by looking at how you can keep your and your family’s smile healthy with TRICARE dental options. If you’re new to TRICARE dental or need a refresher, there are three dental options. These options are separate from TRICARE health care options

Article 12/12/2019 TRICARE Expands Care With New Policy Changes

TRICARE recently expanded coverage for beneficiaries who meet certain criteria. Coverage now includes: concurrent pediatric hospice and curative care, portable continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine, and platelet rich plasma injections.

Article 4/2/2020 TRICARE Extends Temporary Telehealth Support for Applied Behavior Analysis Services

TRICARE is taking new steps to support family members in the Autism Care Demonstration (ACD). From March 31 to May 31, TRICARE will temporarily cover telehealth support for applied behavior analysis (ABA) parent or caregiver guidance services. This is to help support ACD beneficiaries during social distancing and the COVID-19 respons

Article 4/24/2020 TRICARE Offers Telehealth Services for Mental Health Care

The Military Health System is working to provide you with health options while you practice social distancing to combat the coronavirus pandemic. TRICARE covers telehealth services to include otherwise-covered mental health services.

Article 3/27/2020 TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery Brings Your Prescriptions to Your Door

When practicing social distancing, you may want an alternative to having to travel to the pharmacy. Now is a good time to ensure you have adequate medication on hand to cut down on leaving the house. The TRICARE Pharmacy Program gives you three ways to get up to a 90-day supply of your covered prescriptions, including delivery right to your door.

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Photo 2/26/2020 Veterans' Care

The Fayetteville, N.C., VA medical center director and Womack Army Medical Center Commander Col. John Melton discuss healthcare collaboration opportunities with other Womack department leadership Feb. 7.
The Fayetteville, N.C., VA medical center director and Womack Army Medical Center Commander Col. John Melton discuss healthcare collaboration opportunities with other Womack department leadership Feb. 7.

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Video 7/25/2019 What is Nurse Advice Line?

Would you like to talk to a medical professional at any time and ask their advice when you or a family member is sick? Should I go to the ER or urgent care? Watch this video on the 24 hour 7 days a week Nurse Advice Line that is at your fingertips.

Article 12/20/2019 Whole Blood Program at Womack

Womack Army Medical Center is developing the capability to deliver low titer Group O whole blood as an option in select emergency situations for patients who have suffered severe trauma and blood loss.

Article 4/24/2020 With TRICARE, Help From a Nurse is Just a Call Away

With TRICARE and the Military Health System (MHS) Nurse Advice Line, you can. Whether you’re dealing with an ankle sprain or a sore throat, you can use the MHS Nurse Advice Line and get health advice from a registered nurse anytime, at no cost, from the comfort of your home.

Photo 12/11/2019 Womack Nursing Fair

WAMC Nursing Fair Crop
Womack Nursing Fair Fayetteville Technical Community College

Photo 7/31/2019 Womack Pharmacy

Staff at the Pharmacy
You have several options to refill and pick up your prescriptions

Photo 3/3/2020 World Hearing Day

World Hearing Day
The World Health Organization estimates 466 million people have disabling hearing loss. By 2050, that figure will almost double, affecting one in 10 people. For service members, noise-induced hearing loss from exposure to hazardous noise on and off-duty is the most common type of hearing injury.connected disabilities experienced by veterans.

Article 3/2/2020 World Hearing Day Shines Light on Global Hearing Loss

The World Health Organization estimates 466 million people have disabling hearing loss. By 2050, that figure will almost double, affecting one in 10 people. To raise awareness about hearing loss and why hearing health care is important, the World Health Organization designated March 3 as World Hearing Day.

Video 12/4/2018 WTB Dog Tag Program

A dog-training program gives Fort Bragg Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers an alternative outlet to help deal with combat-related stress.

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Last Updated 9/25/2019