Naval Branch Health Clinic Belle Chasse
As part of 10 branch health clinics assigned to Navy Hospital Pensacola, Fla., the New Orleans facility is located at NAS JRB New Orleans. Members assigned to the clinic provide out-patient, wellness and dental services for more than 20,000 beneficiaries stationed in the greater New Orleans area. Emergency, surgical and hospital care and many other specialty services are provided through the civilian network via coverage from TRICARE-Humana South Health Agencies. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The clinic is closed on weekends and federal holidays.
Drilling Reservists may also have access on drill weekends for physicals and basic health care, generally from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday and Suncay. Selected Reserve providers, including flight surgeons, augment the Naty operational Support Center's full-time support medical staff on monthly drill weekends to provide physical health assessments and physical examinations. Reservists on orders for 31 days or more must update their DEERS status to enroll for care. Those activated for fewer than 31 days must present a copy of their orders upon check-in. For complete information visit www.med.navy.mil/sites/pcola/nbhc/bellechasse.
The Branch Dental Clinic at NAS JRB New Orleans is available for routine exams, comprehensive dentistry and dental hygiene. Hours of operations are Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. NBHC serves all active-duty members and reservists on active-duty orders. Members with after-hours emergencies may call the duty section at 504-678-3660, option 6. Call 504-678-7965 to schedule a dental visit.