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BACH Army dietitian Melissa Shaffer shares her role supporting the COVID-19 fight

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – She doesn’t swab nasal cavities to test for COVID-19 Coronavirus or administer COVID-19 vaccines to military healthcare beneficiaries, but one Army dietitian in the fight shared her experience contributing to the COVID-19 Coronavirus response mission.

Capt. Melissa Shaffer, a registered dietitian-nutritionist at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) oversees the nutritional needs and special diets of all patients admitted to the hospital.

U.S. Army Dietitian Capt. Melissa Shaffer is a registered dietitian and certified nutrition support clinician at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Recently Shaffer had to create a specialized diet plan for a patient who was sedated and on a ventilator for a month battling COVID-19. (BACH)

U.S. Army Dietitian Capt. Melissa Shaffer is a registered dietitian and certified nutrition support clinician at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Recently Shaffer had to create a specialized diet plan for a patient who was sedated and on a ventilator for a month battling COVID-19. (BACH)

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