Ireland Army Community Hospital
Ireland Army Community Hospital
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COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING
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.

Hours
Monday - Friday 0730 - 1600

Location
Fourth Floor

Phone
(502) 624-0572 - Voice
(502) 624-0573 - Fax

SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Tuberculosis Surveillance
    By Appointment Only
    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.
     

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

 

Ireland Army Community Hospital