Health Services

Urgent & Emergency Care

If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.

Eglin Air Force Base offers the following services:

  • Emergency Care

Urgent Care

Urgent Care services treat non-life-threatening health issues that require immediate attention, such as sprains, the flu, colds, and other common illnesses.

If you’re unsure about whether you need urgent care, contact the Military Health System Nurse Advice Line to speak to a registered nurse. Visit for web chat and video chat, or dial 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273).

To learn about how TRICARE covers urgent care, visit the TRICARE Urgent Care page.

Emergency Care

If you are experiencing a life-threatening medical situation (including mental health emergencies), call 911 immediately or visit Eglin Air Force Base if it's your nearest hospital. Emergency care services treat life-threatening medical issues such as threats to your life, limbs, sight, or safety.

Eglin Emergency Department

The Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to treat potentially life-threatening emergencies. Patients are promptly seen based on the severity of their illness or injury to include loss of life, limb, or eyesight.

The Emergency Department is located at the Main Entrance and can be reached at 850-883-8227.

For Emergency Care, call 911, go to the nearest emergency room or Eglin emergency room with 24/7 services.

Urgent & Emergency Care FAQs

Contact Us


Emergency Care

Military Health System Nurse Advice Line
1-800-TRICARE (874-2273)



Visit our FAQ page to see closures on readiness training and family days


Main Entrance

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