Tripler Army Medical Center
|For Immediate Release||Contact: Tripler Public Affairs Office, 808-433-5785|
|Release Number 04-038||July 15, 2004|
Tripler Army Medical Center Public Affairs Office
Appointments will last about an hour, said Lt. Col. Heather W. Hansen, chief of the clinic. Hansen has these recommendations to make the appointments run smoothly:
" Have your child's
immunizations checked and updated at the Immunization Clinic before Aug.
7th. The Immunization Clinic is in Building 682 and is open the following
hours - Mondays, 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:30 a.m.
- 3:30 p.m.; Wednesdays 7:30 a.m. - noon; and Fridays, 7:30 a.m. - noon
and 1 - 2:30 p.m. on a walk-in bases. A parent must accompany children
" Parents are encouraged to bring their children's immunization records, TRICARE cards, military IDs, medical cards, and whatever form your school wants the staff to fill out (part of the school registration packet).
" Dress children in shorts and t-shirts for physicals, and please, bring only the child with an appointment.
" If a TB skin test is done Aug. 7th, remember that the child must come back to have it read and entered into the record by Tuesday, Aug. 10th at the latest.
TRICARE Prime patients enrolled to the clinic may call 433-2778, extension 141 to book appointments. Patients with questions may call 433-8153 or 8112.