APHN Mission: To provide public health nursing
to prevent the spread of disease, increase Soldier readiness, and
improve the health of families and retirees.
APHN's are a team of specialty trained military and
civilian nurses combined together applying their expertise to offer
special classes, clinics, and community outreach programs to support the
needs of the community we serve.
Monday - Friday 0730 - 1600
(502) 624-0572 - Voice
(502) 624-0573 - Fax
- Tuberculosis Surveillance
Wednesday by Appointment 0730 - 1530
We provide testing, education, and case management for
individuals with positive tuberculin skin tests. We also
conduct contact investigations and Direct Observation Therapy
(DOT) for patients with TB disease.
- Travel Medicine Clinic
By Appointment Only
Military Beneficiaries and retirees traveling overseas may
obtain screening for immunizations and medications needed to
protect their health during travel.
- HIV Program
APHN provides confidential notification, counseling and case
management for all active duty & activated reserve Soldiers
infected with the HIV virus. We advise installation
commanders on all HIV issues. We provide community
education on HIV prevention.
- Child and Youth Services (CYS) Program
APHN provides health consultation services to all CDC's, FCC
homes, School Age Services, and Youth Centers under the Fort
Knox area of responsibility. We ensure the safety
and health of children attending these programs by educating the
CYS staff and conducting monthly health sanitation inspections.
We also provide special consultation to the Special Needs
Accommodation Process (SNAP) team for the care of children with
special health care needs attending these programs.
- Special Adult Clinic
Walk-In Monday - Friday 0730 - 0900
Confidential testing, diagnosis, education counseling and
management is provided to individuals who want to be screened
and/or treated for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD).
Community Outreach Program
Army Public Health Nursing also provides educational offerings,
campaign and case management for the following programs:
- Self Care Education
- "Strong Bonds"
- Influenza Campaign
- Rabies Program
- Hepatitis Look back
- Communicable Diseases