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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital offers School and Sports Physicals

 

Medical Homes offer Saturday appointments

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) patient-centered medical home teams are conducting school and sports physicals now for BACH-enrolled TRICARE Prime beneficiaries’ during regular medical home hours Monday through Friday.

In addition, BACH’s patient-centered medical homes are offering several Saturday appointment dates.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital offers School and Sports Physicals for Christian County or Clarksville-Montgomery County schools

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital offers School and Sports Physicals for Christian County or Clarksville-Montgomery County schools

A consolidated patient-centered medical home School and Sports Physical Saturday clinic is scheduled for August 6th at the Byrd Family Medical Home.

All patients are eligible to schedule an appointment for this Saturday clinic beginning July 18th.

All other patient-centered medical homes will offer Saturday clinics, and patients may begin scheduling appointments now at your assigned medical home listed below.

All beneficiaries, including individuals enrolled to a network provider, may schedule an appointment for one of BACH’s School and Sports Physical Saturday clinics.

 

Patient-Centered Medical Home Dates offered Saturday School & Sports Physical Clinic Address
Screaming Eagle Medical Home Various Dates offered in July and August; Contact clinic through Army Medicine Secure Messaging Service or the appointment line Office Building One, 647 Dunlop Lane, #301, Clarksville, TN
Air Assault Family Medical Home July 16 and July 30 BACH, 650 Joel Drive, C Building, Fort Campbell, KY
Byrd Family Medical Home July 16 Building 7973, Thunder Boulevard (near Gate 10), Fort Campbell, KY
Young Eagle Medical Home Various dates offered in July and August; Contact the appointment line BACH, 650 Joel Drive, C Building, Fort Campbell, KY
Consolidated primary care medical homes Aug. 6 (available to schedule July 18) Byrd Clinic: Building 7973, Thunder Boulevard (near Gate 10), Fort Campbell, KY

 

Patients seen by a BACH provider

BACH medical homes providing school and sports physicals include Byrd, Air Assault, Young Eagle and Screaming Eagle Medical Homes. Patients assigned to a BACH medical home may book appointments by calling the appointment line at 270.798.4677 or 931.431.4677, visiting www.tricareonline.com, or by emailing your care team using the Army Medicine Secure Email Messaging System (AMSMS).

Patients assigned to SEMH and enrolled to AMSMS may book their appointments with SEMH staff directly using the secure email system. SEMH patients using the appointment line will be forwarded to the SEMH care team to schedule an appointment.

To help care teams make preparations for your visit when calling the appointment line or sending a AMSMS message, please inform the team whether your child will attenda school in Kentucky or Tennessee, or another state during the 2016-17 school year. If you are leaving the Kentucky or Tennessee areas before school begins, please download the appropriate school form to take to your child’s appointment.

TRICARE Prime patients seen by a network provider

TRICARE Prime beneficiaries assigned to a network medical provider may schedule an appointment with their network primary care manager(PCM) for school or sports physicals or they may call for an appointment to attend one of the School and Sports Physical Saturdays using BACH’s appointment line at 270.798.4677 or 931.431.4677.

What should patients bring to the school and sports physical appointment?

To receive a school or sports physical, students must bring their immunization record (shot record) and the physical form to the appointment. TheBACH patient-centered medical home teams offer walk-in hours for immunization services to BACH enrolled patients. Air Assault,Young Eagle, and Byrd Medical Homes offer walk-in immunizations Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00am to 3:30pm, and Thursday from 8:30am to 3:30pm.

Screaming Eagle Medical Home offers walk-in immunizations Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30am to 11:00am and 1:00pm to 3:00pm and Thursday from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

Immunizations may also be given before or after the school or sports physical examination is scheduled. For a listing of immunization requirements for the Department of Defense Education Activity, Kentucky and Tennessee Schools, visit the following sites: www.dodea.edu/StudentServices/immunizationPgrm.cfm

www.nvic.org/Vaccine-Laws/state-vaccine-requirements/kentucky.aspx

https://tn.gov/health/article/required-immunizations

If other medical concerns arise during the school or sports physical examination, a follow-up appointment should be scheduled with your PCM in order to ensure proper time and attention is devoted to the medical need.

Routine physical exams are valid for one year and are required for the following students:

  • Any child entering Christian County or Clarksville-Montgomery County schools for the first time
  • Any student participating in school organized sports
  • Any youth participating in Fort Campbell’s organized sport programs
  • Any adolescent who enrolls in the 6th grade in Christian County or Fort Campbell Schools
  • Any adolescent who is entering the7th grade in Tennessee

If your child had a school physical completed at one of BACH’s medical homes within the last 12 months and has had no medical changes, it will not be necessary to receive another school physical.

If your child had a sports physical completed at one of BACH’s medical homes within the past six months and has had no medical changes, it will not be necessary to receive another sports physical. BACH medical home patients who do not need a new physical may contact their care team to have the required school forms completed.

Paperwork may take up to three business days to complete.

Patients unable to attend a scheduled school or sports physical appointment Monday through Friday should call the BACH appointment line to cancel at least two hours prior to the appointment. To cancel a Saturday appointment, please call the appointment line anytime before noon on the Friday before your scheduled appointment.

Special notes: Please remember to bring each child’s school or sports physical examination forms and immunization records to the appointment. To avoid delays, BACH’s care team requests that you complete all required forms prior to the appointment. Children are asked to wear shorts and a short-sleeved shirt to facilitate the examination.


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