Attention Naval Hospital Lemoore Beneficiaries

The Immediate Care Clinic (ICC) is now CLOSED. There will no longer be urgent or emergent care provided at Naval Hospital Lemoore.

If you have a medical emergency, utilize the closest civilian emergency facility, or dial 911. After your Emergency Room visit, please follow up with your Medical Home Port team provider so that we may assist with any needed follow-on care.

The Medical Homeport Clinic has extended their clinic hours to meet the needs of our beneficiaries. Clinic hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Weekend and holiday clinic hours are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Expanded Hornet Health Clinic (HHC) Active Duty hours. HHC is now open until 5:30 p.m. on weekdays. HHC staff will provide active duty clinic at NHL’s main hospital building on weekends and holidays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., starting the week of July 1.

The Nurse Advise Line (NAL) is available 24/7 for medical advice, acute appointments and urgent treatment authorizations. The NAL is a team of registered nurses who are available to answer a variety of healthcare questions. They can help you decide whether self-care is the best option, or if it is better to see your healthcare provider. To access the NAL, dial 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273); Option 1.

To schedule a regular appointment with your provider, please call Central Appointments at 559-998-0889. Their hours of operation are 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Mon-Fri).

If you have any questions, please contact the Customer Relations Officer, Mr. Constancio C. Alvarez at (559) 998-4458 or by email at

Valley Oak SPCA offers three new adoption programs

Valley Oak SPCA is offering new adoption specials for seniors, senior pets and military personnel.

“In an effort to find new homes for more animals, we are pleased to announce an expansion to our Pets for Seniors program and new adoption programs for our service personnel and senior pets,” said Tami Crawford, executive director.

The Pets for Seniors program is designed for those people 55 years or better who would like to adopt a pet. Pets for Seniors adoption fees: $20 cats and $25 dogs on pets arriving at our shelter already spayed or neutered. For any pets that we spay or neuter, adoption fees: $60 cats, $125 dogs ($15 discount).

The Silver Muzzle Club is to help re-home our senior cats and dogs, ages 5 years and older. Senior animals make great pets and have lots of love to share. Senior pets may be adopted for $5 off adoption prices.

The Military Service program is designed for active, retired and veteran military personnel who would like to adopt a pet. Military Service personnel can adopt a dog or cat at 15% discount. Each adoption also includes a free gift of pet apparel, toy or grooming supplies.

In addition to the cats and kittens available at our shelter, Valley Oak SPCA has cats for adoption at Petsmart in Visalia and Porterville.

Valley Oak SPCA is open Monday and Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Call (559) 651-1111 for more information.

FRA Branch 261 events

The FRA, Branch 261, located at 788 East D Street in Lemoore, is a non-profit organization that represents the interests of members of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

All active duty, reservists, honorably discharged veterans, and retirees of the Sea Services are eligible for membership.

For more information on how to sign up, stop in and talk to one of our shipmates at the Branch home.

Hall Rental is available for members.

The following events are open to the general public:

  • Bingo every Sunday at 1:50 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help during the Sunday Bingo session, to volunteer please call Club 261 at (559) 924-3045.
  • Club 261 Hours: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 3 p.m. - ??

Friday and Saturday 12 p.m. -1 a.m., Sunday 12 - 7 p.m.

NOTE: Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs closing time is dependent on number of patrons.

Come out and meet the Shipmates and enjoy the camaraderie!

Branch and Unit (Auxiliary) 261 meet on the second Friday of the Month at 5:30 p.m. at the Branch Home on D Street.

NAS Lemoore Coupon Group

Learn how to spend less by using coupons. Free classes are offered on board NAS Lemoore.

Find us on Facebook: NAS Lemoore Couponers (

Email: or call (559) 355-8846 for more information. We look forward to hearing from you!

Cub Scouts Pack 425

Cub Scout Pack 425 meets Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the NASL Chapel Fellowship Hall. Our invitation extends to families with boys in grades 1-5 who would like to be a part of scouting. For more information and to contact the pack, please visit or call Shawn Zentner at (360) 672-2645.

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