Health Services

Women's Health & Pregnancy

Women’s Health refers to comprehensive women's health care as well as health issues that are unique to women, including:

  • Pregnancy
  • Menopause
  • Conditions of the Female Organs
Be sure to get early and regular prenatal care to ensure you have a healthy pregnancy. You should also get recommended breast cancer, cervical cancer, and bone density screenings.

Our goal is to ensure the health and readiness of all women at every stage of life.

Women's Health Services 

Beginning January 3, 2023, get all your contraceptive care in one place at the Barquist Army Health Clinic. Visit our Contraceptive Care page for more information.

As a referral-based service, you're required to receive a referral from your Primary Care Manager. Please allow 48 hours following a new referral before contacting us for an appointment ID cards are required at the time of your scheduled appointment.

Appointments usually take about 30 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment. If you are more than 10 minutes late, we may need to reschedule your appointment.  

Children won't be routinely allowed in the exam room unless they are directly seeking medical care. Children under age 10 must be in direct line-of-sight of a parent or guardian at all times. Children over age 10 must have appropriate supervision and will remain in waiting area during a parent’s appointment.


We do not provide obstetric care at our facility.

A positive home pregnancy test is required to schedule an OB orientation and physical at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. This initial appointment can be made by calling 301-295-5552. If you believe you are pregnant, please contact your provider to obtain a pregnancy test. 

Please call the Walter Reed OB Acute Care Clinic at 301-295-1438 to speak to a triage nurse if you are less than 19 weeks pregnant and have a problem or concern with your pregnancy.

Please call the Walter Reed Labor & Delivery at 301-319-5000 if you are beyond 20 weeks pregnant and have a problem or concern with your pregnancy.

If you are bleeding or have problems with your pregnancy, contact the Walter Reed OB Clinic at 301-295-1438 or go to your nearest emergency room
DO NOT come to Barquist. We do not have an emergency room.

TRICARE Covered Services

TRICARE covers well-woman exams annually for women under age 65 with no cost-share or copayment. TRICARE offers coverage for many women’s health services, including: For women who are age 65 and older and using TRICARE For Life, you can still get women’s preventive screenings. Get more information about these and other TRICARE covered services at:

Contact Us




7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Sick Call

Call 301-619-7175 or toll free 866-319-8982,
Mon-Fri, starting at 6:00 schedule an appointment.


1434 Porter St. 
Frederick, MD 21702

Need Help?

Need help accessing reproductive health-contraceptive care?
Contact us and tell us about your challenge. Please allow 3 to 5 business days for a response.

This mailbox isn't for requesting appointments.

If you feel you're experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 or have someone drive you to the nearest emergency room.
Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.