‘Sun-Setting’ Ceremony Postponed
The supply-system “sun-setting” ceremony announced in last week’s Traveller has been postponed. A new date for the event has yet to be set.
For details, call Sterling Hunt at (804) 734-0283.
Kenner MLK Weekend Schedule
Kenner Army Health Clinic and Troop Medical Clinics 1 and 2 will be open with normal operations on Jan. 15 (training holiday) for patient care. All Kenner clinics and services will be closed Jan. 18 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday.
To schedule appointments, call the Kenner appointment line at 1-866-533-5242. To request an authorization to visit an urgent care center, call (804) 734-9000.
For medical emergencies, dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Kenner Provider Shortage
Kenner Army Health Clinic is experiencing a provider shortage. As a result, patients may be notified of a change in their primary care manager. When notified, patients can continue to make appointments through TRICARE Online.
The KAHC staff apologizes for any inconvenience and is working to correct this issue as soon as possible to continue to provide timely and quality care to all beneficiaries.
For details, call (804) 734-9086.
Field Sanitation Team Training
The Kenner Army Health Clinic Environmental Health staff is offering five eight-hour field sanitation team training sessions from Feb. 1-5, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., in the multi-purpose room of the Army Logistics University, building 12420.
The class incorporates hands-on training to include water trailer inspections, water quality testing, field food service sanitation inspection criteria and more. There are 50 slots available on a first-come, first-served basis.
For registration and details, call (804) 734-9491 or 734-9652.
Resiliency Leadership Talks by Joe Theismann | Jan. 20
Joe Theismann, former Super Bowl-winning quarterback for the Washington Redskins, will give two Resiliency Leadership talks Jan. 20 at the Lee Theater.
The program is hosted by the 266th Quartermaster Battalion Ministry Team of the 23rd QM Brigade. Theismann will speak to advanced individual training Soldiers at 10 a.m. and permanent party Soldiers and other guests at 1 p.m.
His remarks will focus on encouraging AIT Soldiers to develop positive goals for success and helping transitioning Soldiers redefine themselves after a career change. Theismann has been a motivational speaker for many years.
Exchange Super Bowl Sweepstakes
Authorized shoppers can win a $50 gift card during the Army and Air Force Exchange Mars and Wrigley Super Bowl Sweepstakes through Jan. 25. Twenty Exchange gift cards will be awarded to patrons 18 and older. No purchase is necessary. Winners will be notified after a drawing on or about Jan. 31.
To enter, visit www.shopmyexchange.com/sweepstakes.
KAHC Pharmacy Advisory
Due to the upgrade and installation of new automated pharmacy equipment, Kenner Army Health Clinic expects pharmacy wait times will increase Feb. 5-12.
Filling new prescriptions could take an hour or more during high-demand periods – 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. The best time to access the pharmacy is 6-9 a.m. The process improvement will improve efficiency and patient safety.
For details, call the patient advocate at (804) 734-9512.