• Munson Notes

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  • Munson Army Health Center will host a Town Hall from noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Post Theater. The meeting will cover the changes coming to TRICARE in January 2018 and what beneficiaries can expect.
    Children 3 years old or younger must see a provider before being tested for strep throat. Call 684-6250 to make an appointment. All other beneficiaries may walk-in to their primary care manager team between 7:40 a.m. and 4 p.m.
    The Army Wellness Center’s new hours are 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays. To make an appointment or for information, call (913) 758-3403.
    Fit for Performance classes are starting up with a new series of classes. Patients may self-refer and schedule by calling 684-6250. Classes are Tuesdays from 8-9:30 a.m. now through Dec. 19 at the Munson Army Health Center first floor videoteleconference room. Session 1 is also from 8-9:30 a.m. Dec. 11. For information call 684-6250.
    Munson Army Health Center is closed Nov. 23 and 24 for the federal holidays.
    The 2017/2018 Influenza Vaccine campaign has begun. Munson Army Health Center has vaccine available and is currently taking walk-ins at Gentry Clinic from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. All clinics are based on vaccine availability. Call 684-6539 or follow the Munson Army Health Center Facebook page for updated information.
    The Munson Army Health Center Nurse Case Management new phone numbers are 684-6442/6569.
    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 asks 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.
    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.
    Page 2 of 2 - The Munson Army Health Center lab Now performs phlebotomy (blood draw) on young children and infants. Call 684-6161 for information.
    Munson Army Health Center does not have an emergency department. For emergency care, call 911 or report to the nearest emergency room.
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