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Emergency Procedures in Place: West Coast Wildfires

Thursday, August 20, 2020
Updated Oct. 27, 2020

Due to wildfires, TRICARE West Region beneficiaries and providers in affected areas may experience impacts to health care or facility closures. We have recommend beneficiaries contact their provider(s) to confirm appointments and/or scheduled procedures prior to arriving. Get up-to-date information on TRICARE's Disaster Information page.

Emergency prescription refills

To get an emergency refill, beneficiaries can take their prescription bottle to any TRICARE network pharmacy. Beneficiaries and providers can use the network pharmacy locator or call Express Scripts at 1-877-363-1303 to locate a network pharmacy.

Emergency prescription procedures are currently in place for the following areas:

  • Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties in California through Nov. 6, 2020
  • Boulder, Grand, and Larimer counties in Colorado through Oct. 30, 2020

The MHS Nurse Advice Line

The Military Health System (MHS) Nurse Advice Line is available 24/7. Beneficiaries can talk with a registered nurse to get non-emergent medical advice or to get help locating the nearest facility.  

Power outage tips

Disaster resources