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 is Jan. 1 through April 1, 2020. 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.
The Munson Army Health Center Flu Campaign has begun. For more information, visit https://tricare.mil/CoveredServices/lsltCovered/FluVaccine.
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 is currently seeking a family physician. Visit usajobs.gov to apply.
The Shingles vaccine, Shingrix, is available at Munson Army Health Center’s immunization clinic. This is a two-dose series, and patients must be 50 years of age or older to receive the shot. For more information, call 684-6750/6539.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, 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. Child and Youth Services and the school district have been notified.