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59th Medical Wing Texting Service

Get a Text from the Warrior Medics!

Did you know that a whopping 97% of Americans text at least once a day according to the Pew Research Center and 95% of all text messages received are read within three minutes according to Forbes.com

The innovative Warrior Medics of the 59th Medical Wing are leveraging the power of smart phones by implementing a texting service that will keep you informed about your healthcare.

When your healthcare at the 59th Medical Wing is disrupted for any reason, for example, adverse weather conditions, the two main sources for information are Facebook and government websites.  Not everyone uses Facebook and government websites do not actively notify the public of updates made to their pages.  This is where the 59th Medical Wing Texting Service comes in!

If you text MilCare to 1-877-345-7262, you will receive notifications from the 59th Medical Wing directly to your cell phone.  These text messages will inform you of the latest information pertaining to your healthcare.  Don’t worry about us sending you too many text messages.  These will be kept to an absolute minimum in order to preserve their importance.
To opt-in text the key word, MilCare to 1-877-345-7262.
To opt-out at any time, text STOP to 1-877-345-7262.
Summary Terms & Conditions: Our mobile text messages are intended for subscribers over the age of 13 and are delivered via USA short code short code 1-877-345-7262. You may receive up to 5 message(s) per month for text alerts. Message and data rates may apply.
This service is available to persons with text-capable phones subscribing to AT&T, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile®, Sprint, Virgin Mobile USA, Cincinnati Bell, Centennial Wireless, Unicel, U.S. Cellular®, and Boost.

For help, text HELP to 1-877-345-7262. You may stop mobile subscription at any time by text messaging STOP to 1-877-345-7262. Please email usaf.59mdw.pa@mail.mil for any questions or concerns.

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