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Important alerts and updates from our facility.

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

***CLICK HERE to Schedule COVID-19 Vaccination***
For COVID-19 vaccine updates at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, call our COVID-19 Vaccine Information Line at (301) 295-CVAX (2829) or visit our COVID-19 Vaccine page.

NSA Bethesda Advisory

29JUL21: Throughout the month of August, security drills may take place that impact traffic in and around the installation. Please be patient, maintain awareness, and follow all directions from installation police.

CPAP, BiPAP, and Ventilator Recall Notification

On June 14, 2021, Philips Respironics initiated a voluntary recall for specific continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), bi-level positive airway pressure (BiPAP), and mechanical ventilator devices due to potential health risks associated with deterioration of internal sound abatement foam. Click for more information.

NSA Bethesda Gate Operations Advisory

To accommodate increased construction traffic tied to the Medical Center Addition and Alteration project at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, adjustments to NSA Bethesda gate hours will take effect Monday, June 28, 2021. Click here for details.

Important Message About CDC Guidance Released May 13, 2021

Updated 29 July 2021: Your safety is our top priority! Please be advised that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated the guidance for fully vaccinated people. Please note that masks are still required at WRNMMC, regardless of vaccination status. View our current guidance at walterreed.tricare.mil/Getting-Care/Visitor-Guidelines

New CSA Hours

Effective 8 March 2021: The hours of operation for the Centralized Screening Area (CSA) for COVID-19 testing are 7am-3pm.

Permanent Building and Hallway Closures

As of September 21, 2020, permanent building and hallway closures may significantly change the way you get around the medical center.

Brown Drive Closure

A portion of Brown Drive closing indefinitely beginning Monday, 13 April 2020.
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