U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa Japan launches 646-WELL


U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa Japan launches 646-WELL

by: Joe Andes, U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan Public Affairs | .
published: February 13, 2017

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa, February 10, 2017 - U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan has made contacting the hospital easier! Patients can now call 646-WELL (646-9355) for direct access to the various clinics and departments at the hospital on Camp Foster. This new number provides an efficient way to make appointments, reach hospital ancillary services, inpatient units, and other clinical services.

“In order to provide the highest quality care to our patients, we decided to create a single phone number to meet their needs,” said CDR Robert Propes, the director for Health Care Business at U.S. Naval Hospital  Okinawa,  Japan.  “646-WELL  is  easy  to remember  and  is  your  one-stop  number  for  the hospital, the portal to all our services.”

Callers using DSN phone lines can now dial 646-WELL to find the office or clinic they’re looking for quickly and efficiently. The new number eliminates the need to remember multiple phone numbers or search through phone directories. Those dialing in from off-base lines or cellular phones can simply dial
098-971-WELL (098-971-9355).

646-WELL is for contacting the Naval Hospital on Camp Foster. Those wishing to contact Branch Medical Clinics located at the various camps should continue to use their existing numbers. Branch Medical Clinic phone numbers can be found at the U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan website: www.med.navy.mil/sites/nhoki.


U. S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan is the largest overseas military treatment facility in the Navy, serving a beneficiary population of 47,000 active duty personnel, family members, civilian employees, contract personnel, and retirees. The facility also provides referral services for more than 189,000 beneficiaries throughout the western Pacific.

For more news and information about U. S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, visit our web page at www.med.navy.mil/sites/nhoki or our official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/usnho.