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United States Army
1434 Porter St.
Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5000
Health care services provided by the Department of Defense are available to you and your family at your installation. We know that finding the right health care is important, especially in special circumstances such as emergency or during recent move. Here, you’ll find information and options about the services you have regarding healthcare.
Barquist Army Health Clinic general medical care for active duty, active duty family members, retired, retired family members; appointments 301-619-7175.
When you move, TRICARE moves with you. No matter where you go in the world, TRICARE is there before, during and when you get to your next duty station.
There are steps you need to take to make sure changes to your TRICARE coverage go smoothly. Understand that when you move, you may have to use a different TRICARE option. Visit Moving to learn more.
Before you move, you should take care of any routine medical needs, including immunizations, and fill your prescriptions so you have enough while traveling. If you need care during your move, visit Getting Care When Traveling to learn what to do.
Filling prescriptions while traveling
You should refill prescriptions before traveling. But if you run out of a prescription drug while traveling, visit Filling Prescriptions When Traveling.
Getting dental care while traveling
Getting dental care while traveling depends on your location and whether you are a service member or family member.
With permanent change of station orders, ask for a copy of your medical and dental records from your military treatment facility and the dental treatment facility. Do this at least one month before your PCS date. The MTF should also transfer a copy of your record and any family records to your new duty station or you may be able to hand carry them to your new duty station.
If you want someone else to be able to get medical or dental information on you or your family while you are moving, you need to complete a DD Form 2870, "Authorization for Disclosure of Medical or Dental Information."
For more information on getting copies of medical records, visit Request Copies of Medical Records.
The Fort Detrick Richard Barquist Army Health Clinic provides general medical care for active duty, active duty family members, retired, retired family members and occupational health services. Patients are seen on an "appointment only" basis. These appointments include physical exam, pap smears, pediatrics and internal medicine.Emergency Care -- Emergency care is available at Frederick Memorial Hospital, located one mile from Fort Detrick, utilizing TRICARE.
VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) -- Completed fall of 2011, the new VA clinic follows the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) model. Each treatment team consists of one Physician, one Registered Nurse (RN), one Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and one Patient Services Assistant (PSA). In addition, the clinic includes a CBOC Coordinator, Clinical Pharmacist and Laboratory Health Technician. The clinic offers outpatient primary care, well woman services, pharmacy services including anti-coagulation, and laboratory services. The clinic is equipped with 27 exam and evaluation rooms, physical and occupational therapy treatment rooms, and an orthopedic and podiatry suite with limited x-ray capability. As the clinic becomes fully operational the following services will be added: mental health services, social work services, tele-psychiatric services, podiatry and orthopedic services, occupational and physical therapy services, tele-retinal services, dietician services and limited on-site radiological services. The Fort Detrick CBOC is currently working to develop shared services with the Barquist Army Health Clinic to maximize available resources in order to meet the needs of both Active Duty Military and Veterans.
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 0800-1630, closed weekends and all federal holidays
Fort Detrick Dental Clinic provides care for active duty military personnel. It is a satellite clinic of the Carlisle Barracks Dental Clinic Command. Dental Care for the active duty's spouse and children is provided through the Family Member Dental Plan.