U.S. Army Medical Department, Fort Drum

Guthrie Urgent Care Clinic

11050 Mt Belvedere Blvd.
Fort Drum, NY 13602


The mission of the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity is to provide integrated, quality healthcare and medical readiness support that is responsive to the needs of the 10th Mountain Division (LI) and the Fort Drum community.

On a daily basis, the MEDDAC typically fills 1,150 prescriptions, takes 350 X-rays, processes 712 lab specimens, and has 1,123clinic visits. The MEDDAC and 3-85 staff of approximately 787 military, civilian, and contract personnel all work together to support the organization’s mission.

General Information

Basic Information
Primary medical care for active-duty Soldiers is provided at the Conner Troop Medical Clinic. The CTMC Optometry clinic provides primary and secondary eye care for all Soldiers.

Primary and specialty care is available at Guthrie Urgent Care Clinic, Bldg. P-11050 on Mt. Belvedere Boulevard, to Family members, retirees, and a small number of active-duty beneficiaries.


To be eligible for care at all MEDDAC facilities, beneficiaries must be enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) and present a valid military ID card when signing into the clinic.

TRICARE is the Department of Defense-managed health care program for active-duty military and their Families, retirees and their Families, and other beneficiaries. As part of the regional TRICARE contract, the Managed Care Support Contractor is responsible for coordinating health care services off post, as well as maintaining the civilian provider network within the community by establishing contracts with local health care providers and facilities.

Services Available

Outpatient Services (Available at Guthrie Clinic)

  • Family Medicine Clinic
  • Acute Care Clinic
  • Ambulance services
  • Podiatry
  • Orthopedics
  • Immunizations
  • Dermatology
  • Chiropractic
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Healthcare Finder Service

Composite Health Care System

  • Fort Drum Obstetrics/Gynecology Clinic located in Watertown
  • Behavioral Health Department located on South Post

The Preventive Medicine Department (at Clark Hall and South Post)

  • Army Public Health Nursing
  • Occupational HealthEnvironmental Health
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Force Health Protection

Behavioral Health Department (at the Wilcox Clinic, Bldg. P-36 on South Post)

  • Community Mental Health Services (Psychiatry and Psychology)
  • Social Work Services (Family Advocacy & Clinical Social Work)
  • Army Substance Abuse Program

These services work in conjunction with Fort Drum programs such as Army Community Services, Divisional Mental Health assets, Installation Chaplaincy and the Suicide Prevention Program to provide mental health evaluation and treatment to Soldiers, Family members, retirees, and civil service employees.

In addition, the MEDDAC has partnered with Samaritan and TRICARE to establish a Behavioral Health Clinic off post to meet unmet active-duty demand for services.

Future Growth and Expansion

Soldiers and Families assigned to the division and post will directly benefit from several current and planned construction projects. The MEDDAC has assembled more than $80 million in health facility improvements over the next two years. Projects include the Guthrie Clinic Addition and Alterations Project; a battalion headquarters and barracks facility for the 3-85 Mountain Infantry; two pre-engineered buildings; a Short-Term Alternative Child Care facility, and Urgent Care Clinic renovations.