U.S. Army Medical Department
Weed Army Community Hospital
Patient Feedback (ICE)
 
Phone Numbers
Appointment Line
(866)957-9224 (WACH)

Directory Assistance
(760)380-1111

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

Pharmacy Refill
(760)380-3127

Patient Advocacy
(866) 957-9224 Option 4

WACH Ombudsman
(760) 380-9889
Pediatric Clinic
Physical Address:
Weed Army Community Hospital
Dr. Mary E. Walker Center, Room 100
Bldg. 170, Inner Loop Road
Fort Irwin, CA, 92310
Business Hours:
Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
24/7 Hospital Main Desk:
(COM) 866-957-9224 or
(DSN) 470-3114

Appointments: (COM) 1-866-460-5305
or (DSN) 971-866-460-5305

24/7 Tricare: 800-874-2273
Pediatric Clinic
Welcome to the WACH Pediatric Clinic, where we are honored and proud to care for the children of our military families.

At WACH our focus is to create an optimal healing and wellness environment while working as a team with our military families. By focusing on our patients first through a partnership approach with the family, we aim to provide primary health care that is accessible, family centered, coordinated, comprehensive, continuous, compassionate and culturally effective.

Our clinic consists of two highly skilled and trained professional teams - Gold Team and Blue Team - and has pediatricians and nurse practitioners who care for about 9,000 infants, children, and adolescents enrolled to Tricare Prime at Fort Irwin. Building on the traditional face-to-face office visit, we offer a broad range of access options including same-day appointments, enhanced telephone communciation (T-Con) and secure email communication through Relay health.


Pediatrics most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
What ages are seen?
3 days to 18 years

Are walk-in services available?
Walk-in services are available from Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., for routine immunizations including flu shots. We DO NOT offer walk-in appointments, please call to schedule an appointment.

How can my child obtain a school/sports physical?
If your child has had a recent physical within the past year, please simply bring in your physical forms with your parent portion filled out and we will complete the paperwork required for the school or sport. If it has been more than a year since your child’s last physical, please call XXX-XXX-XXXX to schedule an appointment 30 days before the physical is due.

Do I need an appointment to get paperwork/forms filled out?
No, in most cases paperwork can be dropped off at the front desk to be filled out as long as the patient has had a physical/well exam within the past 11 months. EFMP or Overseas forms require an appointment..

How can I obtain an "Over the Counter" (OTC) card to pick up free medications at the Pharmacy?
You can walk-in to the clinic Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and ask to speak to the Registered Nurse to obtain an OTC card. Instructions on what medications and services are available with this card will be reviewed by the Nurse.

What happens if central appointments tells me that there are no more appointments available?
Central Appointments (866-957-9224)) will send a Telephone Consult to the team Registered Nurse (RN). The RN will call you back within 2 hours to assess your medical needs.

What do I do if I need medical care after clinic hours?
After 4:30 p.m., Mon - Fri / Weekends / Holidays, patients assigned to the WACH can call the on-call provider at XXX-XXX-XXXX). No emergency services are available. For emergencies, dial 911 or go directly to the closest ER.

How often do I need to have an appointment for asthma or ADHD?
Patients on medication for asthma or ADHD need to make follow up visits every 6 months for updates and medication refills.

Is there somebody that my child can talk to if they are having difficulty coping with various issues?
Yes, located in the Pediatric Clinic is a Behavioral Health Consultant who will assist your child with learning positive ways to cope and adapt to the unique stressors of being a military child, from learning stress management techniques that will improve their self confidence and communication skills to creating wellness goals so they can start developing healthy habits that will stay with them throughout their life. Ask your PCM for an appointment.