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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital observes Memorial Day, Fort Campbell DONSA

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – In observance of the Memorial Day federal holiday, Monday, May 25th, 2020 Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) outpatient services, including outpatient pharmacies, will be closed.

BACH Emergency Center, labor and delivery, inpatient services and supporting emergency services remain open 24/7.

The COVID Clinic and Triage Line will remain open normal hours on the holiday.

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BACH Dietitians launch Nutrition Mini-Series for beneficiaries Sheltering at Home

 

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – The Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) Nutrition Care Division representatives launched a four part mini-series to discuss basic nutrition and hydration, nutrition and immunity, fueling for fitness, and dietary supplements. The first segment is about seven minutes long and can be found on the Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/BACH.FortCampbell

“There are a lot of factors that contribute to a Soldier’s overall readiness and nutrition is certainly one of them. We wanted to produce the series to continue to educate about nutrition and the different topics that relate to Soldiers and beneficiaries across the military health system,”said 2nd Lt. Jason Nepa, an Army dietitian at BACH.

U.S. Army Dietitian Capt. Erica Jarmer, from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, kicks off a four-part nutrition mini-series Wednesday, May 20th to reach Soldiers and other beneficiaries stuck at home learn about nutrition basics. Since they can’t hold face-to-face nutrition classes on Fort Campbell due to the current pandemic, Jarmer and U.S. Army Dietitian 2nd Lt. Jason Nepa will travel the information super highway to reach you. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

U.S. Army Dietitian Capt. Erica Jarmer, from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, kicks off a four-part nutrition mini-series Wednesday, May 20th to reach Soldiers and other beneficiaries stuck at home learn about nutrition basics. Since they can’t hold face-to-face nutrition classes on Fort Campbell due to the current pandemic, Jarmer and U.S. Army Dietitian 2nd Lt. Jason Nepa will travel the information super highway to reach you. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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BACH’s Screaming Eagle Medical Home Lab awarded Accreditation

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Screaming Eagle Medical Home Lab has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs.

Screaming Eagle Medical Home, located within the community of Clarksville, Tennessee, is a family practice-based clinic with a pharmacy and lab, which provides care to active-duty family members. It is one of Blanchfield’s several outlying primary care clinics.

Screaming Eagle Medical Home

Screaming Eagle Medical Home

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Contracting Professionals, Fort Campbell posturing for evolving COVID-19 requirements

 

U.S. Department of the ArmyJoint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, TX – Contracting professionals at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, are posturing to provide their mission partners immediate support as part of the whole-of-government effort in response to the COVID-19 Cornavirus pandemic.

Following the approval of additional forces to the Southern border by Defense Secretary Mark Esper at the end of March, leaders from the 922nd Contracting Battalion and 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell conducted a joint operational area circulation.

Lt. Col. Tony Rogers, second from right, joined members of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) earlier this month for a joint operational area circulation to accomplish mission analysis of current and future contract requirements for a southern border mission. Rogers is the commander of the 922nd Contracting Battalion at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Courtesy Photo)

Lt. Col. Tony Rogers, second from right, joined members of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) earlier this month for a joint operational area circulation to accomplish mission analysis of current and future contract requirements for a southern border mission. Rogers is the commander of the 922nd Contracting Battalion at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Courtesy Photo)

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A Soldier at Fort Campbell has tested Positive for Coronavirus

 

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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A Soldier stationed at Fort Campbell has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19), marking the first confirmed case for the virus of a service member at the installation.

The individual, who is assigned to a tenant unit at the installation, is currently isolated at their off-post residence. The individual has shown symptoms but has not required hospitalization.

Upon notification of the result, Fort Campbell officials and Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) health professionals ensured the individual was medically cared for and immediately began conducting contact tracing to determine whether any others may have been exposed.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Healthcare Community Continues Planning for Coronavirus

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government Emergency Services Director Jimmie Edwards, initiated the first collaborative medical community conference call this morning to share information and discuss what is needed in our local healthcare community.

Included in the call were representatives from Tennova Healthcare of Clarksville, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Montgomery County Health Department, Premier Medical Group, various walk-in and urgent care clinics, Austin Peay State University and Clarksville-Montgomery County School System.

Montgomery County Emergency Services Director Coordinates with Healthcare Community.

Montgomery County Emergency Services Director Coordinates with Healthcare Community.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Department of Women’s Health implements changes for Patient Safety

 

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – The Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) Department of Women’s Health announced measures it’s enacting to protect the safety of patients and staff as the nation attempts to “flatten the curve” and reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The clinic will reduce some services that may be safely postponed until the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is no longer a threat to our community. These appointments will be rebooked once hospital officials feel the risk is diminished.

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101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell commander Maj. Gen. Brian Winski reviews BACH’s Coronavirus response preparations

 

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – The Commanding General for 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, Maj. Gen. Brian Winski, visited Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 for a first-hand look at the hospital’s preparations to respond to the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic.

The hospital established a drive-up clinic outside the hospital for patients with appointments and referred by the Nurse Advice Line or BACH’s Appointment Line. During this screening process, medical staff may conduct additional screening to determine if a test is necessary. Once a test for coronavirus (COVID-19) is administered, it is sent out for processing and patients with mild symptoms are advised to self-quarantine at home while awaiting test results.

BACH Commander Col. Patrick T. Birchfield (right) leads 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Brian Winski (left) to a drive-up clinic established outside the hospital where medical staff are seeing patients referred for possible coronavirus, COVID-19 related symptoms. The general visited BACH for a first-hand look at the hospital’s many preparations to respond to the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

BACH Commander Col. Patrick T. Birchfield (right) leads 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Brian Winski (left) to a drive-up clinic established outside the hospital where medical staff are seeing patients referred for possible coronavirus, COVID-19 related symptoms. The general visited BACH for a first-hand look at the hospital’s many preparations to respond to the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell dependent tests positive for Coronavirus

 

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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A dependent of a military Retiree at Fort Campbell has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), marking the first confirmed case for the virus at the installation.

The individual is currently isolated at home, located off the installation.

Upon notification of the result, Fort Campbell officials and Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) health professionals ensured the individual was medically cared for and immediately began conducting contact tracing to determine whether any others may have been exposed.

Retiree at Fort Campbell has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). (Sam Shore)

Retiree at Fort Campbell has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). (Sam Shore)

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531st Hospital Center deploys to New York State in Coronavirus response

 

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531st Hospital Center - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – More than 200 medical personnel from the 531st Hospital Center are scheduled to deploy March 26th, 2020 to New York state to provide a full range of healthcare services in support of emergency medical facilities there.

The 531st is prepared to provide medical support and hospital capabilities in support of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) response in the state.

This response is part of the national approach to fighting coronavirus (COVID-19). The Army is working with interagency partners – including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of Defense Military Health System and others – to support and protect the military force and the American people.

Soldiers assigned to the 531st Hospital Center and 586th Field Hospital load their gear and board a military transport aircraft headed for New York state, March 25th. These Soldiers constitute an advance party of Army medical professionals deploying to New York, ahead of the rest of the unit, in support of civil authorities and our nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Sgt. Fletcher King, 101st Airborne Division)

Soldiers assigned to the 531st Hospital Center and 586th Field Hospital load their gear and board a military transport aircraft headed for New York state, March 25th. These Soldiers constitute an advance party of Army medical professionals deploying to New York, ahead of the rest of the unit, in support of civil authorities and our nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Sgt. Fletcher King, 101st Airborne Division)

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