Irwin Army Community Hospital Fort Riley, Kansas The "Big Red One" Hospital

Department of Public Health

 

The mission of the Department of Public Health is to promote health and wellness, and to prevent disease and injury of Soldiers and military retirees, their families, and Army Civilian employees at Fort Riley through workplace and community health.

 

The Fort Riley Army Wellness Center provides standardized prevention programs and services designed to build good health and improve the healthy lifestyles of Soldiers, family members, retirees, and DoD civilians

 

 

 

 

 

Tobacco Cessation

 

WIC is a supplemental nutrition program designed to improve pregnancy outcomes and promote health of pregnant and delivered women, infants and children under the age of 5.

 

Training & Services

Contact Public Health to coordinate a date and time for the following classes or services:

 

  • Food Handlers Course
  • Hot/Cold Weather Injury Prevention
  • Sexually Transmitted Illnesses & Disease
  • Water Trailer Inspections
  • Food Safety Training
  • Field Sanitation Training
  • STD Prevention Courses
  • Regulated Medical Waste/Hazardous Waste Training for employees
  • ServSafe Course
  • Medical Threat Brief
  • Car Seat Installation Checks

 

Community

 

 

Publications

 

 

Public Health Law

 

 

Health Data

 

 

Food Facility Grades

 

 

Permit and License Application Information

 

 

Hot Topics

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

How do I get a flu vaccine?

Call Occupational Health at (785) 239-7323.

 

How do I get a food handlers license?

Call Environmental Health at (785) 239-7323.

 

How do I schedule tobacco counseling?

Call Public Health Nursing at (785) 239-7323.

 

How do I file workers' compensation?

Call Occupational Health at (785) 239-7323.

 

How do I get fit tested?

Call Industrial Hygiene at (785) 239-7042.

 

How do I schedule a travel appointment?

Call Public Health Nursing at (785) 239-7323.

 

How do I get immunizations?

Call Occupational Health at (785) 239-7323.

 

How do I find a qualified babysitter?

Call Parent and Outreach Services at (785) 239-9885 or click here for more information.

 

How do I become a Child and Youth Services (CYS) sitter and get placed on the CYS Babysitter Referral List?

Call Parent and Outreach Services at (785) 239-9885 or click here for more information.

 

How do I safely dispose of unused medications?

MedSafe is a disposal system for unused and expired medications. The MedSafe receptacle is located in the IACH Outpatient Pharmacy lobby and available for use Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 6 pm; and Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm.

 

How do I safely dispose of Medical Sharps?

Visit the Kansas Department of Health and Environment site here.

 

Chief, Department of Public Health

 

 

Public Health Issues: Water quality, food sanitation, disaster management, sanitation, public safety, and reportable diseases.

 

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Irwin Army Community Hospital Fort Riley, Kansas The "Big Red One" Hospital
Irwin Army Community Hospital