• Munson Notes

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  • The 2017/2018 Influenza Vaccine campaign has begun. Currently, Munson Army Health Center only has vaccine available for children 6-36 months and is taking walk-ins for those ages on the third floor. More announcements will be made as vaccine becomes available. Call the flu line at 684-6539 or follow the Munson Army Health Center Facebook page for updated information.
    The Munson Army Health Center Trunk o’ Treat is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the facility, 550 Pope Ave. Call 684-6533 for information.
    Munson Army Health Center will have medical screenings, informational booths and a limited supply of the influenza vaccine available for retirees at the Retiree Appreciation day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Lewis and Clark Center.
    The Nurse Advice Line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for TRICARE beneficiaries. Call 1(800) TRICARE or 1(800) 874-2273.
    The Munson Army Health Center general surgery clinic is now on the second floor. Check in at the second floor front desk for appointments.
    Munson Army Health Center staff ask that patients refrain from cell phone use during appointments.
    The Command and General Staff Officer Course Executive Wellness Program is now in room 4533 at the Lewis and Clark Center. Students can call 684-7331 or text (913) 742-0722 to make an appointment with the Executive Wellness physical therapist.
    Call the Munson Army Health Center Appointment Line at 684-6250 for an appointment with a provider to get information about the Wellness For Life Program at MAHC.
    Soldiers may now be referred to Smith Dental Clinic for oral appliance therapy for obstructive sleep apnea or primary snoring. Call 684-5516 for more information.
    Munson Army Health Center exam rooms are a fast food free zone. MAHC staff requests that patients not bring food into exam rooms.
    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.
    The Munson Army Health Center lab Now performs phlebotomy (blood draw) on young children and infants. Call 684-6161 for information.
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