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    NHCPR is Proud to Announce the Birth of a Lactation Suite!

    The Lactation Suite, otherwise known as a “Mother’s Time Out” room provides a quiet place where mothers can breastfeed their baby in private surrounded by all of the comforts of home.  New mothers and their babies are welcome to attend. For more information  concerning lactation support available at Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River, please contact LCDR Jill Maldarelli-Drey NC USN at 301-342-7427.

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    Influenza Information for Fall 2013-2014

    Seasonal Influenza vaccine is available for all Active Duty on a walk-in basis from 0800 - 1130 and 1230 - 1530 Tuesdays and Thursdays. Eligible beneficiaries can receive their Influenza vaccine in the Clinic's Immunization Department daily from 0730 - 1600. If you would like to schedule a Vaccine Event for your Command, contact the Preventive Medicine department.

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    Patient and Family Advisory Council to Replace Health Care Consumers Council

    The Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River is constructing a Patient and Family Advisory Council. The Mission of the Council is to discover and deliver the needs of our patients in order to enhance service excellence through teamwork and collaboration. [more...]


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    Urgent Care - What, When, Where, and How

    What is "urgent care?" Urgent care services are medically necessary services which are required for illness or injury that would not result in further disability or death if not treated immediately, but require professional attention and have the potential to develop such a threat if treatment is delayed longer than 24 hours. [more...]

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    Clinic Gets Sailors In ShipShape

    Weight control is difficult for many individuals.  To help those at NAS Patuxent River with what can be a somewhat challenging task, the clinic is following the Navy's lead in the weight loss war by implementing the ShipShape program, [more...]


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    Service for Wounded Warriors, Families & Caregivers

    HRO Claims Process for Federal Civilian Employees Serviced by HRO Pax River

    Employees who are injured on the job must immediately report every job-related injury or illness to their supervisor. Download the Supervisor's checklist and the Injured Employee checklist to assist you with your report.

    Employees should report to the Occupational Medicine Clinic, Bldg 436. Employees do not have to be treated at the Clinic but can elect to be treated by a physician of their choice (usually located within 25 miles of residence/work). Supervisors must issue a Medical Referral (OPNAV 5100/9) (formerly called Dispensary Permit) to the employee to be treated at the Occupational Medicine Clinic. This form is also available on the HRO web page. If our physician is not available, employees can go to an Urgent Care Facility, i.e., Breton Medical for treatment. Employees are urged to contact the Occupational Medicine Clinic at 301-342-1496 for an appointment. Employees who sustain an on-the-job injury of such severity that requires immediate medical attention (severe lacerations, possible fractures and head/neck injuries) should be transported to the closest civilian emergency medical facility.

    For further guidance employees/supervisors can contact Ms. Debbie Owen at 301-342-6867 or Ms. Karen Delucca 732-323-4357.


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    Service for Wounded Warriors, Families & Caregivers

    The DoD announced today that the Military OneSource service has established a Wounded Warrior Resource Center telephone number and e-mail address for service members and their families, if they have concerns or other difficulties during their recovery process. Service members and their family members can now call (800) 342-9647 or e-mail 24/7 to request support. Assistance provided by the resource center will not replace the specialized wounded warrior programs established by each of the military services, but it will offer another avenue of assistance for military facilities, health care services, and/or benefits information. For more information, go to

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    Operational Forces Medical Liaison Services The primary mission of this facility is to provide quality healthcare for the men and women of the uniformed services. In order to accomplish this mission, the special needs of the Fleet and Operational Forces must be met. The Operational Forces Medical Liaison program assists active duty personnel assigned to the Patuxent River Naval Air Station with medical issues to ensure a fully fit and medically ready active duty population. The Operational Forces Medical Liaison Services Medical Department customer survey form and the Operational Forces Medical Liaison Service Individual Sailor or Marine customer service form are two tools we are using to assess command effectiveness. Please fill out one or both of the surveys and submit to our Customer Services Office in the main clinic to let us know how we are doing and how we can serve you better. The point of contact is LT William Ide at 301-995-4070; e-mail: Thank you for your feedback.

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Last Updated: 8/8/2013