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Ireland Army Health Clinic
289 Ireland Avenue
Fort Knox, KY 40121-5111
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.
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.
Ireland Army Health Clinic Our mission at the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity and Ireland Army Health Clinic is to enhance the wellness and military readiness of those entrusted to our care. We do this by providing exceptional holistic patient-centered health services administered with caring, compassion, and skill.
IRAHC strives to be the premier regional system of health and to exceed patient expectations. Because we care.
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Locations of Area Emergency Rooms and Urgent Care Clinics
When time is of the essence, it is important to know where to go to find emergency or immediate/urgent care. If you have a medical emergency—life threatening injuries and illnesses or something that endangers life, limb or vision—please dial 911 immediately or visit the closest ER.
An urgent care, or immediate care clinic, is for minor illnesses such as colds, the flu, ear infections, sore throats, fevers, rashes, minor cuts and burns and sprains. The IRAHC Family Care Clinic with extended hours is open for these immediate needs, Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The clinic is closed Saturdays, Sundays and federal holidays. For same-day appointments, please call 502-624-0508, or call the appointment line, toll free at 800-493-9602 or locally at 502-799-5901.
Local Community Information
If you are responsible for the care of an elderly or ill family member, there are five nursing homes in Hardin County. Some have skilled care. There may be a waiting list. For additional information, contact Army Community Service at 502-624-6291/8391.