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Watch out for spiders

Many people in Georgia love the outdoors. During the summer popular activities may include a visit the beach, park, a sporting events, or just barbequing and picnicking with family and friends.

June 28, 2018 | Richard W. Rudolph AFSBn Safety Office | Health


U.S. Army MEDDAC dedicates troop clinic to fallen Soldiers at Stewart

Fort Stewart leadership, U.S. Medical Department Activity-Fort Stewart, Winn Army Community Hospital staff and local community members attended a dedication ceremony at the former North Troop Medical Clinic, which is now dedicated and renamed, focused on the Soldiers served there as the Marne Medic Troop Medical Clinic June 25.

June 28, 2018 | Kaytrina Curtis Winn ACH Public Affairs | Health


Winn suspends enrollment for 65, older beneficiaries

Effective immediately, U.S. Army Medical Department Activity, Winn Army Community Hospital-Fort Stewart will temporarily suspend its future enrollment of Medicare eligible TRICARE For Life beneficiaries at all of its locations. Medicare eligible beneficiaries are defined as patients who are age 65 and older. When retired service members and their families become eligible for TRICARE For Life, typically at 65, they are no longer able to enroll in TRICARE Prime.

June 28, 2018 | Special to the Frontline | Health


Men’s Health Month

June is Men's Health Month. It is a time to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury. Consider these facts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's most recent National Health Interview Survey:

June 14, 2018 | Diane Carlton Winn ACH Public Health Nursing | Health


Prevention is key to summer safety

Many injuries and deaths that occur each year are preventable. During the month of June, National Safety Month, it is an opportunity to highlight some important roles we all have, not only for our own safety but for our family, friends, and colleagues. This year's theme, "No 1 Gets Hurt," expresses this idea in a big way. Each of us can play a part in helping to prevent unnecessary injuries and deaths at work, on the roads, and in our homes and communities.

June 14, 2018 | Diane Carlton Winn ACH Public Health Nursing | Health


Winn partners with GSU Cyber security

Winn Army Community Hospital stands vigilant against the constant risk of infiltration from adversaries, conspirators, and other threats. Winn understands the importance of maintaining acute sensitivity to their digital infrastructure in conjunction with their commitment to the privacy and safety of their beneficiaries.

June 14, 2018 | Zach Rehnstrom Winn Public Affairs Specialist | Health


Youth support Winn ACH

Last summer, the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Fort Stewart, Winn Army Community Hospital Volunteer Red Cross youths, logged more than 1,500 hours of volunteer time within the Winn ACH footprint. 12 young people with a giving spirit took six weeks of their time and donated to helping others. This year Winn has 17 youth volunteers between the ages of 14 to 18, volunteering in departments such as the mother/baby unit, surgery, operating room, the Richmond Hill Medical Home, behavioral health clinic, physical therapy and the emergency department. According to American Red Cross volunteer coordinator at Winn, Synclaire ...

June 14, 2018 | Kaytrina Curtis Winn ACH Public Affairs | Health


Healthcare Science students tour Winn

Students from South East Bulloch High School visited Winn Army Community Hospital for a tour in hopes of getting insight on how a working hospital operates on a day-to-day basis May 17. Staff Sgt. Joshua Nash, a combat medic at Winn, demonstrated various techniques in administering care to a simulation mannequin in distress. Healthcare Science Instructor, Sharon Pye, said the tour was extraordinary. "The students and I learned so much in each department: ER, PT/OT, L&D, and the OR. All of the Officers and staff … as well as our guides, were very informative and enthusiastic," Pye said. "Everyone ...

June 08, 2018 | Kaytrina Curtis Winn ACH Public Affairs | Health


Learn about TRICARE options

You can visit several types of providers when you need care, regardless of your TRICARE plan. It's important to understand your provider options because who you see impacts both your out-of-pocket costs and filing a claim. Take command of your health and your TRICARE health care benefit by learning about your provider options.

May 18, 2018 | Courtesy of Winn Army Community Hospital | Health


Be prepared for Severe Weather

In the past two years, Chatham County has experienced two major hurricane events where mandatory evacuation orders were issued to residents. Many residents were not prepared to evacuate prior to the order being issued. By creating a plan now, citizens will be prepared and ready to go should an evacuation order be given. CEMA encourages all Chatham County residents to:

May 11, 2018 | Chatham County EMA | Health


Birth Announcements

April 29

May 11, 2018 | Staff Report Winn Army Community Hospital | Health


Learn how to protect yourself, Family, friends from the heat

With summer approaching, so is the expectation for using sunscreen to protect yourself from sunburn caused by Georgia's "hot" weather. However, sunburn is not the only concern; you will need to protect yourself and your families from heat-related illness.

May 04, 2018 | Richard W. Rudolph AFSBn Safety Office | Health


Marne leaders take Behavioral Health Terrain Walk

Marne Leaders learn more about Fort Stewart's Helping Resources

May 04, 2018 | Capt. John May 50th Public Affairs Detachment | Health


Mindfulness to combat stress

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - Far from home, without the established resources an Army garrison provides, Soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Division Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade look for other means to combat stress in a deployed environment.

April 20, 2018 | Sgt. Elizabeth White 3rd Sustainment Brigade | Health


FEDVIP Vision Coverage to TRICARE Beneficiaries

Only half of the 61 million U.S. adults who are at high risk for serious vision loss visited an eye doctor in the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Eye exams can help keep your vision strong, diagnose potential issues early, and prevent diseases that may lead to vision loss or blindness.

April 20, 2018 | special to the Frontline | Health


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Surgeon helps children get a grip on life

In life few know what their future will look like or what type of career life may afford them, yet somehow U.S. Army Medical ...

August 17, 2018 | Kaytrina Curtis Winn ACH Public Affairs | Health


Suicide Prevention Program Managers offers new tools

Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas -- Headquarter Installation Management Command's Ready and Resilient and Army Substance Abuse Program executed the inaugural Suicide Prevention ...

August 03, 2018 | Derek Ferrell, Lt. Col. Amelia Duran-Stanton Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas | Health


Preparing for travel can prevent illness

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Whether snorkeling, hiking, or exploring a new place, travelers should know how to stay safe and healthy while away from home. Properly ...

August 03, 2018 | Special to the Frontline | Health


Stay covered after age 21 with TRICARE Young Adult

Have you recently graduated from college, but you haven't found your dream job yet? Or did you just turn 21, and you're not ...

August 03, 2018 | Special to the Frontline | Health


Winn commander explains vision at town hall

U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Fort Stewart Winn Army Community Hospital Commander, Col. Michelle Munroe held a Town Hall on July 23 for the MEDDAC ...

July 26, 2018 | Kaytrina Curtis Winn ACH Public Affairs | Health


Birth Announcements

July 17

July 26, 2018 | Staff Report Winn ACH Public Affairs | Health


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