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Fort Hood Press Center
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: November 7, 2012 3:17:20 PM CST

CRDAMC announces Veterans Day holiday hours

Nov. 7, 2012

FORT HOOD, Texas – Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center and its primary care clinics will modify operating hours in observance of the Veterans Day federal holiday Monday, Nov. 12.  The hospital remains open every day for emergency services, inpatient care, and labor and delivery services.

Primary and Urgent Care Services

Friday, Nov. 9, is a Training Holiday.

  • Bennett Heath Clinic:
    • Friday, Nov. 9, the clinic will be open from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (The last patient seen at 4 p.m.)
    • The clinic will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday (Nov. 10 – 12).
  • Thomas Moore Health Clinic:
    • Friday, Nov. 9, the clinic will be open from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Weekend Acute Care will be available at this clinic Saturday, Sunday and Monday (Nov. 10 – 12) from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Blood pressure and wound checks will be available from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Russell L. Collier Health Clinic
    • Friday, Nov. 9, the clinic is open from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • This clinic will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday (Nov. 10 – 12).
  • TMC 12 and Monroe Health Clinic are closed. Sick Call will be available at Thomas Moore Health Clinic

On Friday, Nov. 9, appointments for TRICARE Prime enrollees are available at the Thomas Moore, Bennett, and Russell Collier clinics. Active Duty sick call is available at Thomas Moore, Bennett, FMRC and Russell Collier during regular sick call hours. Troop Medical Clinic #12 and Monroe Health Clinic will be closed on Friday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 12.

From Saturday through Monday, care for acute health problems is available at the Weekend Acute Care Clinic at the Thomas Moore Health Clinic on 58th Street and 761st Battalion Avenue. The clinic is open for walk-in urgent care from 8 - 10 a.m. and 1 - 3 p.m. This clinic is for active-duty Soldiers and TRICARE Prime enrollees assigned to Thomas Moore, Bennett, Collier, Family Medicine Residency Center, Killeen Medical Home, Copperas Cove Medical Home, Harker Heights Medical Home, Pediatrics, and the Troop Medical Clinics.

The Pediatric Clinic, located at the corner of 761st Battalion Ave. and 31st Street, will be open from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Friday, for acute care appointments and closed on Monday. Please call 288-8888 to make an appointment.

During the holiday period from Nov. 9 – 12, Internal Medicine TRICARE Prime enrollees with urgent care needs should go to the Emergency Department.

The Patient Appointment Service, 288-8888, is open from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday, and will resume services Tuesday, Nov. 13.

Darnall and its clinics will resume normal opening hours on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

Nurse Advice Line

Darnall’s Nurse Advice Line is available 24/7 by calling (254) 553-3695. Individuals living in the Fort Hood area entitled to military healthcare may talk to registered nurses about urgent health issues, guidance on non-emergency situations, and information about self-care for injuries or illnesses.

Pharmacies

CRDAMC’s Main Outpatient Pharmacy will be open from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Nov. 9 – 10. The Main Outpatient Pharmacy will be closed Nov. 11 – 12.

The Thomas Moore Health Clinic pharmacy will be open from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday. It will then be open from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday - Monday.

The Bennett and Collier (West Ford Hood) Health Clinics will be open from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday and closed on Monday.

The Monroe Pharmacy will be closed all four days: Nov. 9 – 12.

All pharmacies return to normal operating hours on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

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For more information contact:
Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center
Public Affairs Office
(254) 553-1870
Capt. Erin Cooksley
Fort Hood, TX 76544
[email protected]