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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to consolidate some Outpatient, Pharmacy Services Friday

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – On June 14th, 2019, some outpatient services at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will consolidate and the Town Center Pharmacy will close one hour early in conjunction with the Fort Campbell training holiday for the Army’s 244th Birthday. The hospital remains open 24/7 for emergency services, inpatient care, and labor and delivery services.

Outpatient Soldier care Friday, June 14th will consolidate to LaPointe Health Clinic. Any Soldier with an outpatient primary care appointment who normally receives their care at Byrd, Campbell Army Airfield, and LaPointe, will be treated at LaPointe, located at 5979 Desert Storm Avenue.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

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American Red Cross Blood Shortage continues

 

American Red Cross

Emergency need remains; critical call for type O blood donors to donate now.

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July. Still, there continues to be an emergency need for donors of all blood types, especially type O, to give now to address a severe blood shortage.

Red Cross blood donations are being distributed to hospitals faster than they are coming in, and right now there is less than a five-day blood supply on hand.

Sara Hernandez has been giving platelets since she was 18 years old. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

Sara Hernandez has been giving platelets since she was 18 years old. (Amanda Romney/American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross seeks blood donations in the Clarksville area this holiday season

 

Be part of something meaningful by giving blood

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to end the year with real meaning by donating blood for hospital patients in need.

Holiday activities, severe weather and seasonal illnesses, like the flu, can pull people away from their regular blood donation schedules. This creates a greater need for blood donations this time of year, especially around the winter holidays.

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Soldiers give blood in support of the local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Soldiers give blood in support of the local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel attend required trainings, April 3rd

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will participate in a day of Continuing Medical Education Friday, April 3rd which will require medical personnel to reduce hospital services offered to patients.

This day of training will maximize the opportunity for clinicians and non-clinicians to obtain required educational credits and complete required trainings at Fort Campbell.

Patient and Soldier-Centered Medical Homes will be addressing acute illnesses only and will operate on a walk-in appointment basis. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) prepares to provide Flu Vaccine, mid-October

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s (BACH) preventive medicine team expects Fort Campbell to receive this year’s influenza vaccine in mid-to-late October. Once the vaccine arrives, preventive medicine staff members will offer the vaccine in multiple venues.

“The majority of this year’s shipment of influenza vaccine is expected to arrive in mid-to-late October. After the vaccine arrives, we expect to make it available to patients. Every year the shipment arrival times vary, but we still anticipate being able to offer the vaccine before flu season picks up this year,” said BACH Chief of Preventive Medicine Capt. Samuel Peik. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital limits services during Furlough

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will close or reduce many services on Fridays in response to the mandatory furloughs within the Department of Defense.

More than 1,200 Fort Campbell hospital civilian employees will be required to take 11 days off without pay, mainly affecting Fridays starting the week of July 8th until the end of September.

Using the Army Medical Department guidelines, the hospital commander granted over 200 staff exemptions to the furlough in order to maintain safe and effective operations. «Read the rest of this article»

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital observes Washington’s birthday Limited services during Day of No Scheduled Activity (DONSA)

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of George Washington’s birthday, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Monday, February 18th, therefore all clinics and pharmacies will be closed.

The Emergency Center and Urgent Care Clinic will remain open to provide acute and emergency medical care. «Read the rest of this article»

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President Barack Obama declares Monday, Christmas Eve a Federal Holiday

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital closed for new federal holiday

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – President Barack Obama declared Monday, December 24th, Christmas Eve, as a federal holiday to allow federal employees to spend the holidays with their loved ones.

In light of this, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will be closed December 24th and December 25th for the two federal holidays. This includes all primary care clinics, medical homes and auxiliary services like laboratory and pharmacy. «Read the rest of this article»

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Holiday Schedule

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holidays Tuesday, December 25th and Tuesday, January 1st, therefore all clinics and pharmacies will be closed.

The Emergency Center will remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide acute and emergency medical care. «Read the rest of this article»

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital observes Thanksgiving

 

Limited Services during Day of No Scheduled Activity (DONSA)

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Thanksgiving, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Thursday, November 22nd, therefore all clinics and pharmacies will be closed.

The Emergency Centers and Urgent Care Clinic will remain open to provide acute and emergency medical care. «Read the rest of this article»

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