Fort Campbell, KY – With the expectation of the winter storm moving through the Fort Campbell and surrounding areas, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will be open for emergency and inpatient services only Wednesday, January 20th. BACH will operate with mission essential inclement weather personnel only.
Emergency and inpatient services, including hospital admissions to the inpatient ward, Intensive Care Unit, Labor, Delivery and Recovery and Mother/Baby unit services will be open. The supporting medical care offered for inpatient services that operate 24 hours, 7 days a week will continue as normal.All outpatient pharmacy, laboratory, radiology, specialty services such as physical therapy, allergy, women’s health clinic, etc., as well as primary care services (Soldier and Patient-Centered Medical Homes) will be closed Wednesday to ensure the safety of patients and staff.
Unless it is a medical emergency, BACH’s command team encourages individuals not travel in hazardous weather-related road conditions.
All outpatient pharmacy services may utilize the TRICARE Home Delivery service at www.tricare.mil/homedelivery/ when BACH’s outpatient pharmacy services are closed.
BACH personnel will make every attempt to reschedule patients as quickly as possible for patients who were scheduled for appointments and surgeries Wednesday. Patients who do not receive a call to reschedule primary care appointments are encouraged to go to www.tricareonline.com or call 270.798.4677 or 931.431.4677 to reschedule your appointment.
Patients, who had a medical specialty appointment or a surgery scheduled, will be contacted by BACH personnel to reschedule the appointment. Patients who do not receive a call to reschedule their appointments are encouraged to call the respective specialty service when services open for normal business operations.
Everyone is encouraged to exercise extreme caution in traveling in the snow and icy conditions. Continue to watch for updates of reopening outpatient services on the hospital’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BACH.Fort.Campbell and local media.