Munson Notes Jan. 2, 2020

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Munson Army Health Center, March 2013. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Munson Army Health Center, March 2013. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp

Flu vaccines are available 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on a walk-in basis at the Munson Army Health Center Readiness Center.

The Army Wellness Center’s New Year’s Challenge continues through April 1. Soldiers, retirees, beneficiaries and Department of the Army civilians are eligible to participate. There will be three grand prizes awarded in three categories. For more information or to register, call (913) 758-3403.

Munson Army Health Center will have limited services starting at noon Jan. 8 for training. Ancillary services will be closed from 12:30-1:30 p.m.


Munson Army Health Center’s Readiness Center, including the Immunization Clinic, is closed 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Munson Army Health Center will be closed Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

February is National Pet Dental Month and the Fort Leavenworth Veterinary Treatment Facility is currently scheduling appointments. To schedule an appointment, call 684-6510.

The Bordetella, or Kennel Cough, vaccine is required to board a pet. The vaccine is good for one year; however, some businesses require it every six months. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Fort Leavenworth Veterinary Treatment Facility at 684-6510.

Munson Army Health Center will follow Fort Leavenworth Garrison for delays and closures because of inclement weather. Updated information will be posted on the Fort Leavenworth Facebook page.

Munson Army Health Center is encouraging soldiers and their family members to avoid e-cigarettes and vaping products. Users of e-cigarette or vaping products who experience symptoms of respiratory or gastrointestinal distress should seek prompt medical attention. For more information, visit https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/han00421.asp. For more information on MAHC’s Tobacco and Vaping Cessation classes, call 684-6528/6535.

Because of a nationwide shortage of Epi Pen Jr., Munson Army Health Center is allocating one Epi Pen Jr. box (two pens) per patient.

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