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Irwin Army Community Hospital Fort Riley, Kansas

The "Big Red One" Hospital

 

 

Dept. 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.

 

Services provided:

 

 

Tobacco Cessation

 

Community Health Nursing of Irwin Army Community Hospital offers free Tobacco Cessation classes. This four-week program meets once a week and is run by trained medical professionals. Participants may choose to quit tobacco without medication or health care providers may prescribe Chantix to assist in their tobacco cessation efforts. For those concerned about gaining weight after kicking the tobacco habit, a dietitian teaches healthy ways to avoid weight gain. Military service members, their families, and MEDDAC DoD civilians are eligible to participate. To register call the Department of Public Health at 239-7323.

 

Classes & Services by Request

 

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

 

  • Food Handler's 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

 

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 get an industrial hygiene survey?

Call Industrial Hygiene at (785) 239-7042.

 

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 schedule an occupational health appointment?

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.

 

 

  Chief, Department of Public Health

  Phone: (785) 239-7323

 

  After Hours Public Health Emergency: (785) 239-7000

 

  Notifiable/Reportable Conditions: (785) 239-7323

 

  Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4 pm

 

  Public Health Issues: Water quality, food sanitation,

                         disaster management, sanitation, public

                         safety, and reportable diseases.

 

  Location:    Caldwell Clinic

                       7665 Normandy Dr.

                       Fort Riley, KS 66442

 

  Email Dept. of Public Health

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