Announcements


Army Substance Abuse Counselor Returns to FAHC

The clinical side of the Army Substance Abuse Program has moved to Fox Army Health Center.

ASAP’s administrative office is staying at building 3466 on Snooper Road.

Substance abuse counselor Harold Smith provides clinical drug and alcohol evaluations for active duty military, security personnel and for people who are in-processing and out-processing. On 3 October 2016, he returned to the second floor of Fox Army Health Center, where he was formerly located until July 2010.

The program’s administrative staff remains with the Garrison at building 3466. They include Richard Lewis, the alcohol and drug control officer; Gina Koger, employee assistance professional; Denise Gilbert, prevention coordinator who does the substance abuse prevention classes; and Wilbur Bradham, biochemical test coordinator who does urinalysis testing.

Mr. Smith’s phone number remains 256-876-7256; and his email address is harold.b.smith4.civ@mail.mil.


Other Announcements


2/28/2017 - How to dispose of Expired, Unused, or Unwanted Medicine

How to dispose of Expired, Unused, or Unwanted Medicine: MEDSAFE Info Sheet



12/23/2015 - Diabetes Self-Management Seminar

Attend our monthly Diabetes Self-Management Seminar to learn more about diabetes and how to properly manage it. The seminar is every 3rd Thursday of the month from 0745 – 1600. The seminar is Free to anyone with Arsenal access.

Click here to access the Diabetes Self-Management Seminar Flyer




9/15/2015 - FAHC Email/Phone Notification Sign-up

Why look for information when we can send it to you? Sign-up now to receive notifications by Email and/or Phone from Fox Army Health Center. Click here to Sign-up now.



9/4/2015 - Tetanus-Diphtheria-Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) Vaccine

This information applies to the following beneficiaries of Fox Army Health Center: active duty family members, and military retirees family members.
All students 11 and older entering the sixth grade in Alabama schools must have a tetanus-Diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine. This is required because of the change from tetanus-diphtheria (Td) to (Tdap) vaccine. The Tdap vaccine will protect adolescents form pertussis and keep them from spreading the disease to siblings, other family members, and other students.

In addition to receiving the shots on a walk-in basis from 0800-1530 Hours at Fox Army Health Center, you may obtain the shots at the Madison Health Department or from you private physican.

For additional information concerning the shots, please visit the following websites:

ADPH website

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Hompage

Thank you for choosing Fox!




9/4/2015 - Influenza Prevention and Mitigation Methods

With the increased coverage of the influenza outbreak, many are wondering what, if anything, can be done to prevent getting sick. The links below have good information and actions individuals can take to mitigate the spread of the flu. In addition, the flu.gov link tells you how to care for yourself or a family member who gets sick.

flu_prevention.doc

http://www.flu.gov