Urgent & Emergency Care
If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911 on base or 999 off base. To reach RAF Lakenheath Emergency Care, call DSN 226-4226, or 01638524226.
RAF Lakenheath offers the following services:
- Urgent Care
- Emergency Care
Urgent Care services treat non-life-threatening health issues that require immediate attention, such as sprains, the flu, colds, and other common illnesses.
If you’re unsure about whether you need urgent care, contact the Military Health System Nurse Advice Line to speak to a registered nurse. Visit MHSNurseAdviceLine.com to find your country-specific number or to use web and video chat.
In the United Kingdom, while off base, dial 999, on-base, dial 911, or go to the nearest emergency room. The RAF Lakenheath Urgent & Emergency Care Center can be reached directly at DSN 226-4226, or by calling 01638524226.
If you are experiencing a life-threatening medical situation (including mental health emergencies), call 911 on base or 999 off base immediately or visit RAF Lakenheath if it's your nearest hospital. Emergency care services treat life-threatening medical issues such as threats to your life, limbs, sight, or safety.
The RAF Lakenheath Urgent & Emergency Care Center can be reached directly at DSN 226-4226, or by calling 01638524226.
Medical emergencies are the sudden and unexpected onset of a medical condition that:
- Is threatening to life, limb, or eyesight;
- Requires immediate medical treatment; or
- Manifests painful symptoms that requires immediate response to alleviate suffering.
Call your primary care manager within 24 hours or the next business day after getting emergency care to get authorization and coordinate ongoing care.