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United States Air Force
Hospital/Medical Treatment Facility/Clinic
1599 J Street
Grand Forks AFB, ND 58205
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.
The Grand Forks AFB Clinic provides routine and acute care Monday through Friday. For an appointment and/or acute care on the weekend, call the clinic at 701-747-5601.
Currently the Grand Forks AFB Medical Treatment Facility does not have emergency room. The Medical Tratment Facility does provide ambulance service, transportation if needed, to the Altru Hospital emergency room in Grand Forks.
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.
Medical Treatment Facility
The Grand Forks AFB Clinic serves a local patient population of more than 3,800 active duty and retired members as well as their families and is a comprehensive care clinic that provides outpatient managed healthcare under the TRICARE program The clinic is located at 1599 J Street, Building 109. Active duty personnel have first priority. Retirees and family members enrolled in TRICARE Prime are guaranteed access to the clinic. Those beneficiaries not enrolled in TRICARE Prime will only be seen on a "Space Available" basis.
The Grand Forks AFB Clinic provides routine and acute care Monday through Friday. For an appointment, call 701-747-5601.
Unfortunately, Grand Forks AFB currently does not have an Emergency Room or Acute Care Clinic. There is no emergency room at Grand Forks AFB. For medical emergencies, call 911 (let the dispatcher know that your emergency is on Grand Forks AFB) or proceed directly to your nearest emergency room. The Medical Treatment Facility provides 24 hours on base ambulance service, providing transportation if needed, to the Altru Hospital emergency room in Grand Forks.
Non-Availability - Before family members or retirees are admitted to a civilian hospital, or go for outpatient surgery, please contact the TRICARE office. A non-availability statement may be needed to be issued in order for TRICARE to pay for the inpatient stay or outpatient surgery. If admission is required, please contact the TRICARE office the next duty day for a non-availability statement.
Days and Hours of OperationClinic: Mon, Wed, and Fri 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tues and Thurs 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; closed Sat & Sun, Holidays & Goal Days.
Pharmacy: Mon-Fri 7:45 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
The clinic is closed the third Friday of each month for training.
A Q-coded family, otherwise known as a family member identified with special needs will have completed a facility determination to come to Grand Forks Air Force Base. Services and support groups will be referred by their specialty doctor or their primary care manager (PCM).
At this time only Active Duty members can be seen for routine dental care. Family members and retirees are seen on a space available basis for emergency care only. To make a routine appointment call the Dental Clinic at 701-747-5393. Comprehensive dental care is available to all assigned active duty members. Routine care for other classes of beneficiaries is limited and prioritized below:
Emergency dental service to relieve severe discomfort, severe bleeding, or acute infection is available for all eligible beneficiaries.
Family members of active duty personnel are highly encouraged to enroll in the United Concordia TRICARE Family Member Dental Plan to obtain dental care from a civilian dentist. Retired personnel are highly encouraged to enroll in the Delta Select USA TRICARE Retiree Dental Program to obtain dental care from civilian dentists.
TRICARE Family Dental Plan Customer Service Inquiries: 1-800-866-8499.
Detailed FMDP coverage and enrollment information are contained in the FMDP Benefit Booklet. Sponsors and family members may call United Concordia's toll-free Customer Service Department at 1-800-866-8499 (or 1-800-891-1854 for Hearing Impaired) Monday - Friday from 8 AM to 8 PM EST. Detailed FMDP coverage and enrollment information are contained in the FMDP Benefit Booklet. Sponsors and family members may call United Concordia's toll-free Customer Service Department at 1-800-866-8499 (or 1-800-891-1854 for Hearing Impaired) Monday - Friday from 8 AM to 8 PM EST.
The Delta Select USA TRICARE Retiree Dental Program toll-free number 1-888-838-8737. Answers to questions concerning enrollment, benefits are provided as well as a list of network dentists. You can also visit the Delta Dental website for this information.
VA Medical Facilities
Grand Forks Community-based VA Outpatient Clinic is located at 3221 32nd Avenue South Suite 6A and can be reached via phone at 701-335-4380.701-620-1448 or 877-927-8387. The Grand Forks Vet Center is open Monday thru Friday 8:00-4:30. In an effort to better serve the veteran and family members, upon request Vet Centers will provide services after normal work hours and/or on weekends.
The VA Medical Center Fargo, ND is located at 2101 Elm Street North. VAMC Fargo has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served the nation and consider it a privilege to serve your health care needs in any way they can. Services are available to more than 89,000 veterans living in North Dakota, Minnesota, and South Dakota. VAMC Fargo strives to be a patient-centered, integrated health care organization for veterans providing excellent health care, research and education; an organization where people choose to work; a community partner and a back-up for national emergencies. They can be reached via phone at 701-239-3700 or via their website.
Mental Health Clinic
The Mental Health Clinic is located on 1599 J St. Bldg. 109.
Active duty personnel have first priority. Retirees and family members enrolled in TRICARE Prime are guaranteed access to the clinic. Those beneficiaries not enrolled in TRICARE Prime will only be seen on a "Space Available" basis.
Days and Hours of OperationClinic: Mon, Wed, and Fri 7:30am-4:30 pm; Tues and Thurs 8:30am-4:30 pm; closed Sat & Sun, Holidays & Goal Days.
The Mental Health Clinic provided prevention, evaluation, treatment, consultation, and information regarding mental health issues to active duty personnel and family members on a limited basis. Prevention programs are available to the entire base population. Services Offered: The staff consists of psychologists, clinical social workers & mental health technicians. The clinic offers individual and group counseling to active duty members. Referrals are available for services not provided by this clinic. Typical problems helped at our clinic include work stress, anxiety problems (including phobias and panic attacks), depression, divorce or grief management, and crisis management. The clinic provides briefings on Stress, Suicide Awareness and other topics. Mental health care for dependents is available through TRICARE. Contact MH for a current listing of TRICARE approved providers.