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Social Media Policy

Welcome to the social media policy page for the Military Health System (MHS) and the Defense Health Agency (DHA).  If you are looking for the official source of information about the MHS and DHA please visit

The MHS and DHA are pleased to participate in this open forum in order to increase government transparency, promote public participation, and encourage collaboration.

Please note that MHS and DHA do not endorse the comments or opinions provided by visitors to this any of its social media platforms.  The protection, control, and legal aspects of any information that you provided to establish your account or information that you may choose to share here is governed by the terms of service or use between you and the non-Department of Defense (DoD)-controlled electronic messaging service (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.). 

Visit the MHS/DHA contact page at for information on how to send official correspondence.

The following applies to all MHS, DHA and TRICARE social media pages:

  • All pages are managed during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET. 
  • Information posted outside of regular business hours will not be reviewed until the next business day. 
  • All messages are public and visible to all for review and comment.
  • Information provided by the MHS, DHA and is not medical advice and is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice.

If you have an emergency, call 911 or go to the emergency room.

This page, in conjunction with other public online presences, is intended to keep the general public, uniformed service members, and eligible beneficiaries informed about the mission, organization, leadership, events, and services available to them through the MHS and TRICARE.

Members of the media are asked to submit questions or queries through the Media Center

Comments by Others Are Not Endorsed

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