Urgent & Emergency Care
If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.
Kirk doesn’t offer urgent or emergency care services.
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 MHSNurseAdviceLine.com
for web chat and video chat, or dial 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273).
If you are experiencing a life-threatening medical situation (including mental health emergencies), call 911 immediately. Emergency care services treat life-threatening medical issues such as threats to your life, limbs, sight, or safety.
To learn about how TRICARE covers emergency care, visit the TRICARE Emergency Care page.
Emergency Departments Near Kirk
Harford Memorial Hospital
501 S Union Ave
Havre De Grace, MD 21078
Upper Chesapeake Hospital Center
500 Upper Chesapeake Dr
Bel Air, MD 21014
Note: Kirk is no longer a full fledged hospital, clinic services are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mental Health Emergencies
After normal duty hours, weekends and holidays go immediately to the nearest Emergency Room or call 911 (Kirk does NOT have an Emergency Room).
If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal, during duty hours (7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.), please contact Behavioral Health immediately or call The National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.
Beneficiaries enrolled in TRICARE Prime and assigned to Kirk should contact the appointment call center at 410-278- 5475 or toll free 1-866-756-5475 to schedule a follow up visit with their assigned Primary Care Manager within 24 hours or the next business day to coordinate follow up care.
Beneficiaries using TRICARE Standard and TRICARE for Life do not require prior authorization during an emergency, applicable annual deductibles and cost shares apply.
Beneficiaries enrolled in TRICARE Prime through the U.S. Family Health Plan must contact their Primary Care Provider or the U.S. Family Health Plan for information on how to obtain follow up care after an emergency.