Health Services

Urgent & Emergency Care

The U.S. Army Medical Department Activity (MEDDAC), Fort Drum, NY, does not provide emergency or urgent care. The MEDDAC operates in a unique healthcare ecosystem where local healthcare facilities provide emergency and urgent care services through the TRICARE network at local healthcare facilities.
 

For all primary and specialty care appointments at the Guthrie Ambulatory Health Care Clinic or Troop Medical Clinics, please call the MEDDAC appointment line at (315) 772-2778.

 

Urgent Care

  • If after duty hours or away from the local area, Family members are authorized unlimited urgent care visits to a TRICARE prime network UCC without a referral.
  • Active Duty service members MUST HAVE a referral to visit an Urgent Care Clinic, otherwise they will receive a bill for the services.
  • Must call the 24/7 Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273) to request a referral.
  • Follow-up with your primary care manager (PCM) after any UCC visit.

 

Emergency Care (Life, Sight or Limb)

  • Go to the nearest Emergency Room (ER).
  • No referral or authorization required.
  • Call an ambulance if needed.
  • Follow up with your PCM.
  • Notify PCM within 24-72 hours after your ER visit.

Area Urgent Care Clinics

 

 Samaritan LeRay Urgent Care 

26908 US Route 11
Evans Mills, NY
(315) 629-4080
Hours: Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Closed as of Sept. 13, 2020

   Watertown Urgent Care  

457 Gaffney Dr.
Watertown, NY
(315) 779-2273
     Hours: Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.     
Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Carthage Area Hospital
Walk-in Clinic

22075 Constitution Dr.
Carthage, NY
(315) 519-5830
Hours: Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  River Hospital Convenient Care  

 4 Fuller St.
Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-1125
Hours: Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

  Quick Med Urgent Care 

727 Washington St.
Watertown, NY
(315) 785-7009
Hours: Mon. - Sun., 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
 

  Lowville Medical Associates LLP  

5402 Dayan St.
Lowville, NY
(315) 376-4600
Hours: Mon. - Sun., 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
(Closed on Thursdays)

Hospitals & Emergency Care

Samaritan Medical Center

830 Washington St.
Watertown, NY 13601

(315) 782-4100

Carthage Area Hospital

1001 West St.
Carthage, NY 13619
(315) 493-1000

Lewis County General Hospital

7785 North St.
Lowville, NY 13367
(315) 376-5200

River Hospital

4 Fuller St.
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

(315) 482-2511

EJ Noble Hospital

77 West Barney St.
Gouverneur, NY 13642
(315) 287-1000

Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.