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24/7 Health Advice

Service members stationed in Europe and the Middle East can get around-the-clock help from the TRICARE Nurse Advice Line.


 

It’s 4 AM, and someone has a sharp pain in their side—is it appendicitis? Service members stationed in Europe and the Middle East can get around-the-clock help for questions like that from TRICARE’s Nurse Advice Line.

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Registered nurses answer questions, provide self-care advice, and help callers decide whether they need to seek immediate care. They also help with managing chronic conditions, such as diabetes and asthma. In some locations, the nurse may be able to directly schedule appointments with the caller’s military treatment facility. The advice line also offers access to an audio health library with easy-to-understand information on hundreds of topics.

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The Nurse Advice Line for most of Western Europe is 00800-4759-2330. Additional telephone numbers, including those for Bahrain, Belgium, Italy, Greece, and Turkey, are available at http://www.tricare.mil/tma/EurasiaAfrica/europeNurseAdvice.aspx.

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