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Navy Medical Readiness Guide

Dental Instructions

  • Location: Budge Dental Clinic, 3145 Garden Ave, Bldg 1278, Ft Sam Houston, TX
  • Hours of Operation:
    • Monday – Friday, 6:00 am – 10:00 am
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, and Thursday, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Front Desk: 210-808-3735/3736

Audiology Instructions

  • Location: McWethy TMC (South Entrance), 3051 Garden Ave, Bldg 1279, Ft Sam Houston, TX (corner of Schofield Rd and Garden Ave)
  • Hours of Operation:
    • Monday & Friday, 6:30 am – 2:30 am, and Tues- Thursday 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
    • Closed every Wednesday afternoon, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm for training
  • Front Desk: 210-295-0924

Immunization Instructions

Readiness Related:

  • Location: Medical Readiness Clinic (MRC), McWethy TMC (South Entrance), 3051 Garden Ave, Bldg 1279, Ft Sam Houston, TX (corner of Schofield Rd and Garden Ave)
  • Walk-In Hours of Operation: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 6:00 am – 3:00 pm, and Wednesday, 6:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Front Desk: 210-295-0924

    All other non-readiness related:
  • Location: SAMMC, 3rd Floor Medical Mall, between Elevator B and Nephrology Clinic
  • Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 11:15 am, and Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 1:15 pm – 3:45 pm
    • Closed 1st Wednesday of the month, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • TB Skin Test: Monday – Wednesday, 7:30 am – 11:15 am, and 1:15 pm – 3:45 pm
  • Front Desk: 210-916-3011

Optometry Instructions

  • Location: Optometry Clinic, McWethy TMC, 3051 Garden Ave, Bldg 1279, Ft Sam Houston, TX (corner of Schofield Rd and Garden Ave)
  • Walk-In Hours of Operation: If MRRS reflects you are due for an eye ‘quick screen’ exam (CAT 4), Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 6:00 am – 3:00 pm, and Wednesday, 6:00 am – 11:30 am
    • Bring eye glasses, if applicable.
    • PHA vision screen does not count for Optometry exam.
    • To schedule a full eye exam appointment, call the San Antonio Consult and Appointment Management Office (CAMO) at 210-916-9900 from 6:30 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Front Desk: 210-295-4355/3254

Retirement/Specialty Physical Exam Instructions

Retirement/separation physicals are scheduled up to 6 months prior to your retirement date. Specialty physicals, such as, Aviation/Dive, Overseas Screenings, Suitability Screenings and PARFQs, can be completed by the members’ in advance, by calling 210-808-2309/2422. Any physical can count toward a PHA as long as you are in your window for a PHA and the questionnaire is completed.

PHA, Physicals/Screening Instructions

  • Location: edical Readiness Clinic (MRC), McWethy TMC (South Entrance), 3051 Garden Ave, Bldg 1279, Ft Sam Houston, TX (corner of Schofield Rd and Garden Ave)
  • Front Desk: 210-295-0924
  • Navy POC’s: 210-221-7727 / 210-295-4639

The Medical Exams Process has two parts:

  • Part I:
    • No appointment is necessary for this phase.
    • Walk-in Hours: Monday-Friday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm, and every 1st/3rd/5th Wednesday 6:00am – 11:00am
    • Complete questionnaire.
    • Healthcare Nurse or Hospital Corpsman complete the rest of Part I and provide further guidance on how to complete Part II.
    • All readiness items must be complete in MRRS (including dental) prior to Part II.
  • Part II:
    • An appointment to see a physician or IDC for the physical/screening will be made when Part I is complete.
    • Ensure all laboratory blood work ups are complete. Active Duty Service Members can walk-in at ANY SAMMC lab (SAMMC Phlebotomy Lab, 1st Floor, CPT Jennifer M. Moreno Primary Care Clinic Lab, or the SPC Taylor J. Burk Clinic Lab on Camp Bullis), during normal duty hours, and request PHA lab work (standing order in effect). HIV is also a walk-in service at ANY SAMMC lab.
    • Ensure immunizations are up-to-date.
    • Ensure vision is up-to-date (PHA vision screen does not count for Optometry exam).
    • PHA, physical/screening is COMPLETE once you have completed all required work ups and the provider has updated MRRS.