Call 911 for emergencies. For fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat or new loss of taste or smell, call 1-800-877-6976. For General Primary, Specialty & Mental Health, call your health care team, 8am-4pm (M-F), 631-261-4400, press 2. More Details
Prepare for a visit: Everyone entering our facilities is screened, and visitors are limited. Face coverings are mandatory: we encourage you to bring your own, or you can use one we provide. Please contact us first before going to any of our locations. For some needs, you may be able to get care at home by phone or video.
For the latest coronavirus information: Visit the CDC website.
Important Reminder About VA Medication RefillsTo prevent waste and reduce risk of sending unneeded medications, VA does not automatically issue refills. To receive a medication refill, you must actively request it using one of the methods described here. Because COVID19 is impacting the timeliness of mail delivery, it is more important than ever to make refill requests once your current supply arrives. Veterans who run out of medication should call 1-800-799-3023 and speak with a VA pharmacy representative.
VA Health Care Professionals Can Assist You Through These Trying Times - Apply for VA Care Today.
Living with concerns about COVID-19 is stressful for everyone. If you are having problems sleeping, controlling your anger, or adjusting to these new life circumstances – you are not alone, and Northport VA’s caring employees can help. Primary care and mental health appointments can now be managed through video connections making it easier for you to receive the care you need from your own home.
The first step toward receiving VA health care is applying, which can be done online at https://www.va.gov/health-care/apply/application/introduction. If you qualify for care, you’ll receive the services you need to help you get healthy and stay healthy.
While your VA health care application is reviewed, learn tips for maintaining your mental health today by visiting https://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/coronavirus/.
If you have any questions or concerns about the VA healthcare application process or Northport VA programs and services, please call (631) 261-4400, ext. 2660.
Important Care Instructions for Veterans:
If you have a medical emergency: Call 911
COVID-19 Action: Veterans with symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath should call our Nurse Call Line at 1-800-877-6976 and ask for instructions.
General Primary Care, Specialty Care, and Mental Health Care Needs: Please call your health care team to arrange a video connect or in-person visit.
The Primary Care, Specialty Care and Mental Health Care Call Centers run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Monday through Friday) and can be reached by dialing 631-261-4400 and pressing the #2 key.
NEW COMMUNITY CARE INFORMATION and FACT SHEET
VA Community Care Network changes to Optum for urgent care and pharmacy benefits. Beginning 3/18/2020 Veterans can find in-network Urgent Care locations or pharmacies using the VA Facility Locator at https://www.va.gov/find-locations/
In Crisis? Let us help you
Veterans and their loved ones in crisis can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Northport VAMC is here to help veterans in stopping their use of drugs and alcohol. Thousands of veterans just like you have received help to quit and move on to healthier lives. Please take that same step toward healthy living now. Northport VA provides treatment for substance abuse, beginning at our Access Center located on the first floor of building 63, open weekdays. We accept walk-ins or call to schedule an appointment at 261-4400, ext. 2416. There is always a caring mental health doctor available 24/7 in our Emergency Room. You can do it. Learn more »
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