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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) 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 18th.

All Soldier and Patient-Centered Homes (primary care services) are scheduled to operate on a normal schedule on the Day of No Scheduled Activities Friday, January 15th.

BACH specialty services will be closed Friday, January 15th, with the exception of the Women’s Health Clinic. The Women’s Health Clinic will see their scheduled patients Friday.

BACH pharmacies at Fort Campbell will operate on a DONSA schedule Friday, January 15th.

The Town Center Pharmacy will be open from 8:00am to 5:00pm; the Main Pharmacy within the hospital will be open from 8:00am to 4:00pm; Byrd will open from 8:00am to 4:00pm; and LaPointe Pharmacy will be closed. Screaming Eagle Medical Home’s Pharmacy, next to Gateway Medical Center in Clarksville, will be open normal operating hours.

The Town Center Pharmacy will operate normal Saturday hours January 16th.

“On Monday, we will remember and celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,” said Col. Telita Crosland, hospital commander. “This national holiday we praise Dr. King’s dedication to the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent approaches to get his message heard, bringing 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, specialty services and pharmacies close on federal holidays. The hospital remains open 24 hours a 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 www.TRICAREonline.com.

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.


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