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Sept. 23, 2022

The Novavax vaccine is here!

The Novavax vaccine is now available at Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River.

Sept. 21, 2022

Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Patuxent River holds change of command ceremony

Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Patuxent River today held a change of command ceremony, during which Capt. Jeremy J. Hawker relieved Capt. David V. Thomas.

July 25, 2022

Doctor on Demand

Urgent care is now available through Doctor on Demand for all beneficiaries, including Active Duty Service Members (ADSMs)!

July 25, 2022

SARP information

Do you need help moderating your drinking? Contact our Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program.

July 14, 2022

COVID vaccines for children ages 6 months-5 years

Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River will begin offering COVID-19 vaccines for infants and children over the age of 6 months starting Wednesday, July 20.

July 14, 2022

Rear Adm. Matthew Case visits Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River

Rear Adm. Matthew Case, Commander of Navy Medical Forces Atlantic and Director of the Defense Health Agency Tidewater Market, visited Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, to tour the facility, meet with staff and attend the frocking ceremony for two of the command's newly promoted petty officers.

July 13, 2022

New National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number

Starting Saturday, July 16, 2022, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline will change to a new three-digit dialing code: 988.

July 12, 2022

3-day prescription refill time

Please remember: The turnaround time for prescription refills for non-urgent medication is three business days.

June 30, 2022

Radiology closed starting the afternoon of July 5

Radiology will be CLOSED starting the afternoon of Tuesday, July 5, 2022, and remain closed through July for replacement of the radiology machine. Any patients requiring X-rays will be referred to outside services during this time. Thank you for your understanding as we upgrade our equipment to provide you with the best possible care.

April 11, 2022

Free At-Home COVID Test Kits Available

Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River has free at-home COVID test kits available on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Each I.D. card holder is eligible to receive up to eight test kits per month. Make arrangements to pick up your test through our drive-thru COVID clinic by calling 301-342-2684.

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