• Munson Notes

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  • The POSE running clinic meets from 1-2 p.m. the first Friday of the month at Gruber Fitness Center starting Dec. 1. The Pose method is a system for learning to run better and with less pain. Call 684-6175 for information.
    The Munson Army Health Center website will be unavailable Dec. 1-29 for a scheduled upgrade. Follow MAHC on Facebook for updated information at www.facebook .com/munsonhealth. For assistance call the MAHC information line at 684-6000 or the appointment line at 684-6250.
    The Munson Army Health Center Food Handler’s course is Dec. 12 in the main conference room. Five one-hour sessions are offered, 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. For more information, call Environmental Health at 684- 6502.
    Munson Army Health Center will have limited services after noon Dec. 13 for training. The pharmacy is closed from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on training day.
    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.
    Munson Army Health Center will be closing at noon Dec. 15 for staff holiday parties. The pharmacy will be open for limited services (refill pick-up and prescription drop-off) from 12:30-4 p.m. The pharmacy will close at 4 p.m.
    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. 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 Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 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.
    Page 2 of 2 - 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.
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