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News from Around the Military Health System

On this page find more of what's happening in medicine around the Military Health System.

4th ESC Provides Logistical Support to Community Vaccination Centers

SAN ANTONIO -- In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 4th Expeditionary Sustainment Command has deployed over 20 teams throughout the nation in support of federal vaccination efforts. 

National Guard Soldiers Help Vaccinate Nearly 1.5 Million Californians

SACREMENTO, Calif. -- "One shot, one arm at a time," boasted U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Donald Mckinney Jr., a California National Guard combat medic, while inoculating a Tehama County resident with the COVID-19 vaccine.

Murfreesboro Guardsman Helps with COVID-19 Pandemic Response

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- When COVID-19 began spreading across Tennessee in March 2020, Sgt. Justin Chambers, a combat with Smyrna's 208th Area Support Medical Company, was attending college at Middle Tennessee State University and working for the Rutherford County Emergency Management Service. 

15th MDG Increases Women's Access to Care

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- The 15th Medical Group opened the door to its first-ever contraceptive clinic June 7 aimed at easing access to educating female beneficiaries on contraceptives. 

Organ Donation: Give a Gift of Life to those in Need 

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- April is National Donate Life Month and Brooke Army Medical Center celebrated Blue/Green Spirit Week April 10-16, promoting the importance of registering as an organ, eye and tissue donor. 

Army Public Health Experts say Vigilance still needed in COVID-19 Pandemic

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- With President Biden's goal of having 70 percent of American adults partially or fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by July 4, many Americans are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel for the COVID-19 pandemic.

New kiosks available for prescription pick-up

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Brooke Army Medical Center added another option for patients picking up prescriptions.

Sailors Render First Aid after Traffic Accident

SIGONELLA, Italy -- Daniele Motta, Mayor of Belpasso, and Moreno Pecorino, head of city road network, recognized two Sailors on May 17 for their heroic actions after a truck struck a pedestrian last month.

Lifestyle and Performance Medicine shows promising impact on Airman, Guardian readiness

FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- A new medical approach is being offered to Airmen and Guardians, which has shown to improve and sustain medical readiness and health by taking a more patient-driven, whole body approach to care.

Medical Soldiers provide frontline COVID defense for Europe

SEMBACH, Germany -- For the past several weeks Soldiers from Regional Health Command Europe, Army Medical Activity Bavaria, Public Health Command Europe, Dental Health Command Europe and Landstuhl Regional Medical Center have been ensuring the safety and well-being of U.S. forces by conducting and processing COVID tests on newly arrived service members into the European theater.

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