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Posted: July 26, 2018 1:27 p.m.
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Winn Briefs

School screening planned

The Pediatric Department will host three Saturday clinics in order to facilitate Georgia school screenings and annual physical exams required for the upcoming 2018/2019 school year, Aug. 4 from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Our intent is provide 10 minute appointments, which parents may schedule via the call center at 435-6633. New medical problems, medication refills, nor paperwork for action plans will be addressed during these appointments.  

 

School screenings slated

Tuttle Army Health Clinic will host two Saturday clinics in order to meet the requirements for Georgia school screenings and annual physical exams for this upcoming school year,  July 28 and Aug.  11, from 8 a.m. until noon. Annual physical exams and sports physical exams will be given with the intent that these appointments are solely for this purpose.  New medical problems, medication refills, or paperwork for action plans will not be addressed during these appointments.  Please call the appointment line at 435-6633 to schedule your slot.

 

Save the dates

Winn Army Department of Preventive Medicine 2018 Influenza Community Drive-Thru Clinic is scheduled for October 24 & 25th, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Winn Overflow Parking Lot (Bennett Complex). In the event of rain, the dates will change to November 1 & 2nd, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. This event is open to all ID card holders three years of age and older. For more information, please contact Army Public Health Nursing at 435-5071.

 

Rabies alert

There have been 99 animal bites tracked by Army Public Health Nursing thus far for the year 2018.  The average for previous years is about 150. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the state of Georgia 46 animals have tested positive for rabies. Please do no approach animals unknown to you. Be very cautious; we are considered an endemic area for rabies occurrences. If you incur an animal bite or tear in the skin, proceed to the Emergency Room immediately. Rabies can be deadly! For more information, please contact Army Public Health Nursing at 435-5071.

 


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