Community Health Nursing

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital's Preventive Medicine Department offers Community Health Nursing enabling readiness through promoting population-focused health, mitigating disease and injury, assuring Force Health Protection, informing policy, and responding to emerging health threats.

Scope of Services

  • Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) Medical Threat Briefings: Provide information on health threats and countermeasures while deployed

  • Tobacco Free Living Education: Offer educational classes to service members and beneficiaries who desire to quit using tobacco. Clients may be referred through their medical provider or may self-refer to the classes offered at the Fort Campbell Army Wellness Center.

  • Health Consultation for Child & Youth Services (CYS): Provide health and sanitation inspections of childcare facilities and Family Childcare (FCC) homes, training staff as needed on health related matters, and serving as the health consultant on the Special Needs Accommodation Process (SNAP) team

  • Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Evaluations: Offer counseling’s and medications to those who have been diagnosed with latent tuberculosis infection. Assistance with contact evaluation for cases of active tuberculosis is also available.

  • Rabies Prevention and Surveillance (Animal Bite Program): Monitor patient’s started on rabies post-exposure prophylaxis and ensures rabies vaccination series are completed

  • Influenza (FLU) vaccinations and education: Plan and conduct community outreach influenza vaccination clinics and education

  • Health Promotion and Prevention

  • Conduct Community Health Fairs

Contact Information 
Phone: 270-956-0100
270-956-0202
Hours:

Mon. - Fri., 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location:

2576 23rd Street
Fort Campbell, KY  42223