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Mission Statement

Army Public Health Nursing (APHN) service is dedicated to sustaining military readiness through health promotion and disease prevention activities for our active duty service members, their families, and eligible beneficiaries of the Kenner Army Health Clinic network.

Vision Statement

To support Service Members readiness in garrison and deployed environments and to provide responsive and evidence-based public, health nursing services to promote health and wellness for all those entrusted to our care.

 
PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES and SUPPORT AREAS 
  • Communicable Disease Surveillance and Treatment (Sexual Health/Responsibility Clinic, HIV, Hepatitis, Meningitis, etc.)
  • Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Surveillance and Treatment Clinic
  • Environmental Injury Prevention an dEducation (Heat and COld Injuries)
  • Rabies (Animal Bite) Prevention and Education
  • Travel Medicine Clinic
  • Child, Youth and School Age Services Facility and Records Review & Monitoring
  • Influenza Campaign

  

Communicable Disease Surveillance: 
  • Analysis of Data
  • Disease Assessment
  • Outbreak Investigation
  • Communicable Disease reporting and Surveillance
  • Epidemiological investigations and guidance on treatment/ management of affected population
 
 Sexually Transmitted Disease/ HIV Counseling/Education 
  • All clients diagnosed with HIV and/or STI infections are to be referred to Army Public Health Nursing by the Diagnosing/treating Provider.
  • AHPN completes risk assessments, provides risk reduction counseling, conducts contact interviews, and follow-up if indicated. APHN ensures that required reporting is completed per federal, state and local guidelines and facilitates partner notification.
 
Health Promotion & Wellness: 
  • Healthy Life Balance Program
  • Health Risk Assessment/Healthy Lifestyle Change
  • Trainer and advisor for health promotion in support of: Service Members, Family Members,
  • Tobacco Cessation/Prevention. See Also "UCanQuit2"
  • Annual Community Health Status Assessment (CHSA)
  • Health promotion program development, implementation and evaluation based on CHSA
  • Performance Triad Campaign - Sleep, Activity & Nutrition classes available
  • Facilitate education/training on preventive health & wellness related topics as requested

 

Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Surveillance and Treatment Clinic
  • Provides all beneficiaires education, active disease evaluation, contact interview, lab and radiological exam and referral to the infectious disease clinic.
  • If a beneficiary is placed in the chemoprophylaxis program, each month an appointment will be made with Army Public Health Nurse for health management and medication refill.
 
CYSS Health Consultant
  • Health Consultant for Childhood Youth Serives (CYS) & Multidisciplinary Inclusion Action Team (MIAT)
  • Serves as a CYS Subject Matter Expert for disease and Public Health concerns
  • Provides education & training for CYS staff
  • Technical assistance to CYS staff regarding infant/child care requirements
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Telephone
Contact Information​​
Phone: (804) 734-9325
Hours: Mon - Fri: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: 700 24th Street
Fort Lee, Va. 23801
POC: CPT Jasmin Gregory, BSN, RN-BC
Chief, Army Public Health Nursing