• Munson Notes

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  • Gentry Clinic will check ticks for disease. Bring the tick to Gentry Clinic in a container and the Preventive Medicine staff will send the tick off for testing. To reduce the chances of getting a tickborne disease, use repellants, check for ticks and shower after being outdoors. Seek medical attention if a fever or rash follows a tick bite. For an appointment, call 684-6250.
    All new CGSC students need to visit Smith Dental Clinic to check records and help reset dental readiness before in-processing. All National Guard and Reserve need to bring a DD 2813 or recent exam to be set up in the system. This will help decrease readiness e-mails and ensure that CGSC students stay deployable while in school.
    The Munson Army Health Center lab Now performs phlebotomy (blood draw) on young children and infants. Call 684-6161 for information.
    The next Patient Advisory Council Meeting is noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 22 in the main conference room of Munson Army Health Center.
    School physicals are available by appointment only at Munson Army Health Center. Parents need to bring completed forms and the child’s immunization record to the appointment and students must have additional forms completed to participate in school sports activities. Forms can be found at https:// www.munson.amedd .army.mil/School/school_physical_forms.htm. To schedule an appointment, call 684-6250.
    The POSE Running Clinic meets from 1-2 p.m. the first and third Fridays of each month at the front desk of Gruber Fitness Center. For information, call 684-6175.
    The Tricare online mobile is now live. When visiting tricareonline.com from a mobile device, it will now go to a mobile site. Currently the appointments function is accessible, but prescription refill and blue button are under construction.
    Everyone in the health care process plays a role in delivering safe care. To learn more about diagnosis, care instructions and medications, visit www.npsf.org.
    The Fort Leavenworth Suicide Prevention Task Force is promoting the “Be There” campaign through Suicide Prevention month in September. Suicides historically occur in April and August so the task force is calling attention to the campaign now to bring awareness on how to help a person in need.
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