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TRICARE: Steps to Take If You Are Sick

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In order to provide safe and effective service to patients, the Defense Health Agency is recommending all Tricare beneficiaries call the Military Health System Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-874-2273, Option 1 to speak with a nurse before seeking any treatment for a potential COVID-19 infection. This is being done in an effort to prevent the spread of the virus, and to determine who needs to be tested. Currently, military treatment facilities are only testing patients who are showing symptoms, as well as those who have either traveled to a country that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified as an area where the virus is widespread, or those who have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19.

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