Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.

Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to observe Martin Luther King Jr. birthday


Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Monday, January 19th. All Soldier and Patient-Centered Homes (primary care services) are scheduled to operate on a normal schedule Friday, January 16th.

BACH pharmacies at Fort Campbell will operate on a Day of No Scheduled Activities (DONSA) schedule Friday, January 16th.

The Town Center Pharmacy will be open from 8:00am to 5:00pm, and the Main Pharmacy within the hospital will be open from 8:00am to 4:00pm.

Byrd and LaPointe Pharmacies will be closed. Screaming Eagle Medical Home’s Pharmacy, next to Gateway Medical Center in Clarksville, Tennessee, will be open normal operating hours. The Town Center Pharmacy will operate normal Saturday hours January 17th.

“On Monday, we will remember and celebrate the life of one of the nation’s great leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,” said Col. George Appenzeller, hospital commander. “This national holiday celebrates the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to our nation through his core values and teachings of courage, respect, integrity, and service – the same values that make our Army strong.”

All Patient and Soldier-Centered Medical Homes, ancillary clinics and pharmacies will close on federal holidays. The hospital remains open 24 hours every day, seven days a week, for emergency services, inpatient care, and labor and delivery services.

Appointments may be scheduled or canceled 24 hours a day, seven days a week at Some medical concerns may be resolved through a telephone consultation by sending a secure message through Relay Health, calling the Nurse Advise Line at 1.800.874.2273, Option 1 or contacting the Call Center at 270.798.4677 or 931.431.4677.




, , , , , , , , , , , , ,


You must be logged in to post a comment.

  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Instagram
  • Personal Controls