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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to hold drive-up Flu Vaccination on Fort Campbell

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – On November 18th and 19th, 2020, Military healthcare beneficiaries age six months and older can receive a no-cost influenza vaccination at a drive-up clinic on Fort Campbell Kentucky.

The drive-up clinic, operated by Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel, is located at Building 7141, the Shadow Logistics and Repair Facility on Black Sheep Run between B Avenue and C Avenue. It is across from Hangar 3. Clinic hours are 7:30am to 3:30pm.

Military healthcare beneficiaries age six months and older can receive a no-cost flu vaccine at a drive-up clinic on Fort Campbell, Nov. 18 and 19 from 7:30am to 3:30pm at Bldg. 7141, the Shadow Logistics and Repair Facility on Black Sheep Run between B and C Ave., near Hangar 3. (BACH)

Military healthcare beneficiaries age six months and older can receive a no-cost flu vaccine at a drive-up clinic on Fort Campbell, Nov. 18 and 19 from 7:30am to 3:30pm at Bldg. 7141, the Shadow Logistics and Repair Facility on Black Sheep Run between B and C Ave., near Hangar 3. (BACH)

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Tennessee Health Departments to provide Free Flu Vaccines during “Fight Flu TN” event

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Get a flu vaccine! The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) is urging all Tennesseans who have not yet received a flu vaccine this flu season to get one as soon as possible.

For the third consecutive year, Tennessee county health departments are holding special “Fight Flu TN” flu vaccine events in every county November 19th, 2020 to increase the number of people vaccinated across Tennessee.

A flu vaccination (CDC)

A flu vaccination (CDC)

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Lamar Alexander: FDA approved COVID-19 Vaccine is the way to stop more deaths

 

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – I chaired a hearing in the Senate health committee on Tuesday to explore the remarkable progression science is making toward a COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccine, as well as to remind parents to have their children get their childhood vaccinations and encourage as many Americans as possible to get the flu vaccine this fall.

I received an update on Operation Warp Speed, which is working around the clock to develop, manufacture, and distribute safe and effective COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccines as rapidly as possible.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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APSU Boyd Health Service gives Coronavirus tips

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) officials are closely monitoring information related to the coronavirus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) considers the risk of this disease in the United States to be low at this time, but officials there on Tuesday, February 25th, warned that it expects the virus to begin spreading at a community level in the country.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

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Tennessee Department of Health announces County Health Departments offering Free Flu Vaccination

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The flu vaccine is now being offered at no charge to patients at Tennessee’s county health department clinics as long as supplies last. Seasonal influenza is now widespread across Tennessee, but it’s not too late to get a flu shot!

‘’I urge anyone who has not received a flu shot this flu season to get one as soon as possible,’’ said Tennessee Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP.

It’s Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot.

It’s Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot.

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Free Flu Vaccinations to be offered by Montgomery County Health Department, Tuesday

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – As part of the Tennessee Department of Health’s “FightFluTN”,  the Montgomery County Health Department will offer flu vaccines at no charge to the community during a special drive-through vaccination event this coming Tuesday, November 19th, 2019.

The drive-through clinic will be at Austin Peay State University (APSU) Parking Lot 30 at the corner of Fourth Street and Main street in Downtown Clarksville.

The drive-through clinic will be at Austin Peay State University (APSU) Parking Lot 30 at the corner of Fourth Street and Main street in Downtown Clarksville.

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Montgomery County Health Department to offer Free Flu Vaccines, November 19th

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019, the Montgomery County Health Department is offering flu vaccines at no charge to the community during a special drive-through “FightFluTN” vaccination event.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s walk-in flu clinic exceeds expectations

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – With the overwhelming positive response from TRICARE-eligible community members in receiving their influenza vaccines on post, the Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) temporary flu vaccine walk-in clinic scheduled for November 4th, 5th and 6th, 2019 is postponed until new shipments of the vaccine are received.

During the first walk-in clinic, BACH staff administered 1,314 vaccinations. “That is higher than we were expecting. We projected 1,500 doses for the entire two weeks, based on last year’s demand,” said Col.

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Bottcher holds his daughter while Blanchfield Army Community Hospital nurse Pene Schrock checks the baby's vital signs during a walk-in flu vaccine clinic for beneficiaries 6 months to 17 years old, Oct. 29. Clinic staff dressed up as kid friendly characters and  administered vaccines to more than 130 children. The Centers for Disease Control and Infection recommends everyone 6 months and older get a flu vaccine every year before flu activity begins in their community. (Maria Yager)

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Bottcher holds his daughter while Blanchfield Army Community Hospital nurse Pene Schrock checks the baby’s vital signs during a walk-in flu vaccine clinic for beneficiaries 6 months to 17 years old, Oct. 29. Clinic staff dressed up as kid friendly characters and administered vaccines to more than 130 children. The Centers for Disease Control and Infection recommends everyone 6 months and older get a flu vaccine every year before flu activity begins in their community. (Maria Yager)

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American Red Cross needs Healthy Donors to maintain Blood Supply

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – As influenza activity picks up this fall, the American Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to give blood or platelets to ensure a strong blood supply for patients in need. Blood and platelets can only be given by donors who are feeling well.

Zachary Sterbens gives a Power Red donation at the Red Cross Salt Lake City Blood Donation Center. He received a blood transfusion as a baby and has been donating for 5 years. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Zachary Sterbens gives a Power Red donation at the Red Cross Salt Lake City Blood Donation Center. He received a blood transfusion as a baby and has been donating for 5 years. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to offer Flu Vaccine at walk-in clinic

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will open a temporary walk-in flu vaccine clinic for two weeks where beneficiaries may receive their annual influenza shot.

The temporary clinic will be open October 28th to November 6th, Monday and Wednesday from 7:00am to 4:00pm and Tuesday from 9:00am to 6:00pm in Bldg. 207 on Bastogne Avenue, next to Bank of America. All TRICARE beneficiaries six months or older, including Soldiers, Retirees and Family members, may receive the vaccine without an appointment with no out-of-pocket expense at the temporary walk-in flu immunization clinic. Individuals will need to show their military ID card before receiving the flu vaccine.

Pfc. Joshua Maynard, a combat medic specialist at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, administers an influenza vaccination to Col. Patrick T. Birchfield, hospital commander, October 4th, during an employee influenza vaccination event. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Pfc. Joshua Maynard, a combat medic specialist at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, administers an influenza vaccination to Col. Patrick T. Birchfield, hospital commander, October 4th, during an employee influenza vaccination event. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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