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United States Army
Ainsworth Army Health Clinic
114 White Avenue
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.
TRICARE information, call 1-877-874-2273.
When you move, TRICARE moves with you. It's there before, during and when you get to your next duty station. It's available worldwide. There are steps you need to take to make sure changes to your TRICARE coverage go smoothly. With your 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 to get care during your move, visit Getting Care When Traveling to learn what to do.
Filling prescriptions while traveling
You should get all prescriptions refilled 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, or MTF, records section and the dental treatment facility, or DTF. Do this at least one month before your permanent change of station 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.
Emergency Care -- There is no emergency room located on Fort Hamilton. However, there is an emergency room located at the Veteran's Administration hospital immediately outside the 7th Avenue gate, and there are a number of excellent emergency room equipped hospitals within the immediate area.
The nearest U.S. Army medical treatment facility is Keller Army Hospital, located on West Point, approximately a 90-minute drive away. There are extensive and world-renowned health services available in the civilian community.
For Active Duty Only:
Dental Care: The primary provider for dental care for all active duty personnel assigned to the greater NYC area and Long Island is the VA Hospital Dental Clinic adjacent to Fort Hamilton. Please call 718-836-6600 to make an appointment.
It is recommended that all active duty family members enroll in the TRICARE Active Duty Family Member Dental Program. Call 844-653-4061 for further information.