The Yard Clinic is staffed with two medical officers, one physician and one physician's assistant, and one dental officer. The providers are supplemented with Health Services Technicians and civilian staff members.
The Clinic is staffed and equipped to provide outpatient care to Active Duty service members in the area, as well as Occupational Health monitoring for Yard employees.The staff provides physical examinations, ancillary services such as immunizations, allergy shots, clinical laboratory, radiology, pharmacy and referral services to other treatment facilities for specialty care.
The Clinic is open from 0730 - 1130 Monday through Friday and 1230 - 1600 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. We are closed, except for emergencies on Wednesday afternoon for staff in-service training.
The Clinic has a Duty Health Services
Technician to assist with any medical needs Mon - Fri,
1600-1900. After 1900, they can be reached by calling the
duty HS line at 202-570-9552.
The responsibilities of the Duty HS will consist of providing support and guidance with ALL after-hours medical needs for ACTIVE DUTY personnel.
Contact the Duty HS first before going to the ER or an urgent care office, UNLESS you have an obvious true medical emergency (i.e., chest pain, broken bone, etc.). Once contacted, the Duty HS will assess the situation based on your symptoms and provide guidance on how to proceed.
To report after-hours, on-base emergencies, dial x3000 for Fire Department and Security response. If off-base, call 911 or report to the nearest emergency room for care. Report the emergency to your unit OOD, and contact the Duty HS.
Medical care is by appointment only. Same day appointments are available for acute injuries or illness starting or worsening in the last 24 hours; please call at 0730 or arrive at the clinic at 0730 to be scheduled for an appointment. Call (410) 636-7505/7506, or if on-base, extension 7505/7506 for an appointment.
The dental clinic is for active duty personnel only. For an appointment call (410) 636-3161 or if on-base, extension 3161.
Physical exams and PHA's are by appointment only. PHA's are required annually and can be scheduled two months before the member's birth month. For an appointment call (410) 636-7506 or if on-base, extension 7506.
For self-treatment of minor illnesses, the Clinic offers OTC medications at no cost. This program is available to active duty members, dependents or retirees enrolled in TRICARE Standard only. There is a limit of two items per individual or family per week. No appointment is necessary, just check-in at the pharmacy during normal clinic hours.
The Baltimore Area has a special TRICARE option known as the "Uniformed Services Family Health Plan;" to see if this meets your family needs look it up at USFHP.