Note: Clinic closed until 10:00 a.m. on 1st Thursday and until 12:00 p.m. on 3rd Thursday of every month.

Getting Care

Appointments and Referrals

Booking an Appointment

Ireland Army Community Hospital (IRAHC) offer two ways to schedule an appointment:

IRAHC is expanding the availability of virtual appointments. As IRAHC has reduced some of its non-urgent in-person appointments to limit possible exposure of both patients and staff to COVID-19, telehealth options are being implemented. Depending on your needs, a video or telephone appointment with your provider may be a booked as an alternative to an in-person appointment.

COVID testing is available if you have:

-Direct exposure, or contact tracing
-PCS or TDY travel (you will be required to show orders for proof)
Please call the appointment line 800-493-9602 to make a COVID test appointment.

(Leisure travel is not an authorized reason for testing.)


Appointment Center hours:

Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closed Federal Holidays. The 1st Thursday of the month 8 a.m.-10 a.m. and 3rd Thursday of the month 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Need to Check on a Referral

Follow these steps when you need to see a specialist.
  1. Get a referral from your PCM.
  2. If you have been referral to one of IRAHC Specialty Clinics
  • Check the status of your referral by calling 502-624-0713
  • Call the Specialty Clinic to schedule appointment
Note: Please allow 48-72 hours after referral has been initiated.
  1. If you have been referred to a Network Provider
  • Call the network provider's office to schedule
Note: Please allow 3-5 business days to process.
Urgent (72 hours or sooner) specialty referral requests are coordinated doctor-to-doctor at your PCM clinic.
Referral Process Trifold

MHS Nurse Advice Line – Speak with a Registered Nurse 24/7:

Sometimes you need a quick answer to a health question, and it helps to have an expert to turn to. With the Military Health System (MHS) Nurse Advice Line, you can get advice from a registered nurse anytime, 24/7. Whether you’re worried about your sick child, not sure if you need an appointment, or need health care advice while traveling, the MHS Nurse Advice Line is only a phone call away. Call MHS Nurse Advice line for help 24 hours a day, seven days a week. (800) TRICARE (874-2273), Option 1.

Contact Us


IRAHC Appointments Center:
An appointment with a specific department or clinic can also be made by visiting the department's page under Health Services or the clinic's page under Clinics.

IRAHC Referral Management Center:
Patient Advocacy
Nurse Advise Line (always open):
800 TRICARE (874-2273) option 1


Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed 1st Thursday of the month 8 a.m.-10 a.m. and 3rd Thursday of the month 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
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