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For Immediate Release Contact: Tripler Public Affairs Office, 808-433-5785
Release Number 04-038 July 15, 2004

School physicals being offered to enrolled TRICARE Prime Schofield Barracks Family Practice Patients

Tripler Army Medical Center Public Affairs Office

      HONOLULU-Schofield Barracks Family Practice Clinic is offering its annual School Physical and Sport Physical Exam Day Aug. 7th at the clinic for TRICARE Prime patients enrolled to Schofield Barracks only.

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 under 18.
" 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.


Last updated: Tuesday September 10 2013
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