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Health Clinics

Sasebo, Japan Branch Health Clinic 

Clinic Facebook page is regularly updated with new information and services provided. Please follow this link https://www.facebook.com/SaseboHealthClinic

Our Services

  • Dental Clinic
  • EDIS
  • Health Promotion & Wellness
  • Immunizations
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Laboratory
  • Occupational Health
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Primary Care Clinic
  • Quarterly visiting specialists
  • Radiology
  • Substance Abuse Rehabilitation

Available Services

The Branch Health Clinic provides family practice health care and dental care for routine clinical services. Although there are no full-time specialists billeted to Sasebo, certain specialties from USNH Yokosuka do provide services on a quarterly basis. Your Medical Home Port team can give you more information. 

Routine Health Care

Appointments are utilized for all routine health care needs. Please call 252-8872 for routine appointments. Some examples of routine health care include:

  • Physical Exams
  • Optometry
  • Well Baby Exams
  • Coughs, Colds, and Low Fevers
  • Sinus Pain
  • Ear aches
  • Non-allergic Insect Bites
  • Routine Procedures

Health Promotion & Wellness

Please visit our Health Promotion & Wellness page tab located at the top for information on classes, education, and services. 

Emergency Care

The clinic does NOT contain an Emergency Room or an Urgent Care Center, however, clinic personnel may respond to medical emergencies on base. The clinic relies on local Japanese facilities or the Naval Hospital for all higher levels of emergency care and will transport patients to an appropriate facility immediately when necessary.

Call your local emergency services number or go immediately to an ER.
Enrolled in a TRICARE Prime plan?
Contact your primary care manager within 24 hours or the next business day after you receive emergency care.

Closed for Federal and Training Holidays.

All clinics will be closed on the following dates for federal and training holidays.

Federal Holidays (Observed): 
Monday. 12 October 2020
Wednesday, 11 November 2020
Thursday. 26 November 2020
Friday. 25 December 2020
Friday. 1 January 2021
Monday. 18 January 2021
Monday. 15 February 2021
Monday. 31 May 2021
Sunday. 4 July 2021
Monday, 6 September 2021


Health Promotion & Wellness

The mission of the Health and Wellness program is to promote health and fitness through awareness, programs and services offered to military personnel, family members, civilians and other eligible beneficiaries in the Community. 
Regularly offered classes, services, trainings, and presentations can be arranged virtually through the core facility, US Naval Hospital Yokosuka's Regional Health Promotion & Wellness Department or through your local HP Coordinator. 

We offer individual or group counseling and services on the topic of Tobacco Cessation, Weight Management, Nutrition Coaching, and the ShipShape Program. The HPW Program offers various Health & Wellness Activities throughout the year. Nicotine replacement therapy is also available through your Primary Caregiver. 

If you or your command or organization is interested in a having a presentation or training on any health and wellness related issues, please contact Sasebo's HPW Coordinator at:
DSN 252-2560.

Additional services and classes may be accessed virtually or in person at our Regional Wellness Center and Health Promotion Clinic in Yokosuka. 

You may  visit the Regional Wellness Center and Health Promotion Department's webpage for more information at:


Or call:
DSN: 315.243.9776
Local: 046.816.9776



Contact Us


On Base: 911
Off Base: 0956-50-0911

Medical Appointments:

DSN: 252-8872

Dental Appointments:

DSN: 252-3747/3886


Primary Care: 0730-2100

Dialing From Off Base/Cell Phone:

0956-50-XXXX (XXXX - Last 4 of DSN)

Health Promotion & Wellness:

DSN: 252-2547


DSN: 252-2580

Occupational Health:

DSN: 252-2597

Preventive Medicine:

DSN: 252-2586

Mental Health:

DSN: 252-2538

Immunizations PHA/IMR:

DSN: 252-2553


DSN: 252-2542


DSN: 252-8705



DSN: 252-2567


DSN: 252-2564


DSN: 252-2461

Physical Therapy

DSN: 252-2595

Operational Forces Medical Liason:

DSN: 252-2579

Officer In Charge

CAPT Carol M. Ellsworth

PSC 476 Box 25
FPO AP 96322-0025
DSN: 315-252-2589
COMM: 011-81-956-50-2589

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