Local Clinic Information
The 61st Medical Squadron does not provide Emergency Services. If there is a medical emergency, please dial 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room.
The 61st Medical Squadron does not offer sick call services; however, same day appointments are generally available by calling the appointment line at 310-653-CURE (2873). The Family Health Clinic offers walk-in services for pregnancy tests, sore throat and injection. Patients can be seen between the hours of 8 to 11 a.m. for these services. For urgent care after hours, contact the MHS Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273), option 1.
Note: Per AFI 41-210, Sec 3.6.4., Unit Commanders and supervisors have the authority to grant up to 24 hours sick status at their discretion if a member’s illness or injury does not require MTF intervention.
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 Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255), option 1
Veterans Crisis Line: 1-866-966-1020
TRICARE Urgent Care
TRICARE Emergency Care