The next Munson Army Health Center “Ask Munson Commander” event is at noon Feb. 26 in MAHC’s Main Conference Room or on Facebook Live.

Munson Army Health Center does not provide walk-in service for strep or flu testing. Call 684-6250 to make an appointment with a primary care provider.

Munson Army Health Center “No-Show” Numbers have increased. Remember to cancel appointments instead of being a “no-show” by visiting tricareonline.com or calling 684-6250.

The Munson Army Health Center “Wellness for Life” program is open for enrollment. This is a multidisciplinary program that incorporates nutrition, physical therapy, psychology and more. To sign up for the WFL monthly orientation class, call 684-6250.

February is National Pet Dental Month. The Fort Leavenworth Veterinary Treatment Facility will be waiving dental X-ray charges throughout February. To schedule an appointment, call 684-6510.

The Readiness Center is closed 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. daily.

The Munson Army Health Center Flu Campaign is underway. For more information, visit https://tricare.mil/CoveredServices/lsltCovered/FluVaccine. flu vaccines are available 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on a walk-in basis at Munson Army Health Center’s Readiness Center.

Munson Army Health Center will follow Fort Leavenworth Garrison for delays and closures due to 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 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. Child and Youth Services and the school district have been notified.

The Shingles vaccine, Shingrix, is available at Munson Army Health Center’s immunization clinic. This is a two-dose series, and patients must be age 50 or older to receive the shot. For more information, call 684-6750/6539.

Munson Army Health Center needs volunteers. Help is needed in primary care from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the pharmacy from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Applicants must complete an online Red Cross volunteer orientation before starting the process. For more information, e-mail Jason Ramlow at Jason.Ramlow@redcross.org or call (816) 536-0108.

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