Health Services

Urgent & Emergency Care

If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911
Edwards Air Force Base doesn’t offer urgent or emergency care services.

Urgent Care

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).

Emergency Care

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.

Urgent & Emergency Care FAQs

Contact Us



MHS Nurse Advice Line
1-800-TRICARE (874-2273)


Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Building 5525
30 Nightingale Road
Edwards AFB, CA 93523

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