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Preventive Medicine

Phone:  757-314-8031

Preventive Medicine provides comprehensive public health support to counter environmental, occupational disease threats to the health and readiness of Army Units and installation personnel.

Services include:

  • Army Public Health Nursing
  • Health Promotion and Education
  • Environmental Health
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Occupational Health
  • Deployment Medical Readiness Center

Public Health Nursing 

Phone:  757-314-8037

Army Public Health Nursing responsibilities include Child and Youth Programs Health Consultation, health promotion, health education, communicable disease intervention and disease prevention.

  •  Army Public Readiness and Force Health Protection
  •  Communicable Disease and Epidemiology
o   HIV/STD Education, Testing, Counseling and Contact interviews
o   Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI)
o   Active Duty Influenza Vaccination Program
o   Infectious Disease Education and Training
  •  Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training Program (P3T)
  •  Health Promotion and Education
o   Soldier In-Processing
o   HIV Testing and G6PD Screening
o   Self-Care - Adults
o  Health Education
o  Commanders support (Unit HIV and STD Briefings - Annual Training Requirement)
   

Health Promotion and Education

Programs include pregnancy postpartum physical training (P3T), sexually transmitted infection, hot and cold weather training and more. 

For Tobacco Cessation, see your Primary Care Manager (PCM) or contact Health Management Clinic at 757-314-7612.

HIV Testing (AIT Students): 0730-0900 every Tuesday and Thursday
NOTE: HIV results may be obtained in 5-7 days by presenting to Public Health Nursing.

Group Self Care Classes:  Contact 757-314-8037 to schedule.

Adult Self Care Classes: Active Duty and TRICARE Prime/TRICARE Plus beneficiaris, 10:30 a.m. Mon only in Bldg. 2792.

Pediatric Self Care Classes: 11:00 a.m. Mon (NO children allowed in class)

Pregnant and Postpartum Physical Training (3PT) Program (Active Duty):

  • Education Classes: Fridays 0730-0830 Enrollment (excluding Federal Holidays and Training Holidays)

The Army Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training (3PT) Program 

NOTE: This link requires you to sign on to an AKO account.

Environmental Health

DSN: 826-7500 x48039/44509
 
Commercial: 757-314-8031/8039
 
Conducts environmental surveillance (includes drinking water, food service facilities, radiological monitoring, seasonal heat stress index, mosquito surveillance and more)
Training Schedule:
·          Field Sanitation Team course, Quarterly
·          Food Handlers Course, (last Friday of each month)      
·          Serve Safe Course, available upon request

Occupational Health

DSN: 826-8038
Commercial: 757-314-8038
 
Responsible for hearing testing, occupational and pre-employment physicals, ergonomic assessments, and occupational medical screenings (i.e. vision, pulmonary function testing and vaccines).

Industrial Hygiene

DSN: 826-5660
Commercial: 757-878-5660/5605
 
Location: 2115 Pershing Avenue, Fort Eustis, VA 23604
 
Conducts surveys of workplace operations to determine employees’ (both military and civilian) potential exposures to chemical, physical, biological, and ergonomics hazards.  Performs assistance surveys such as ventilation, indoor air quality (IAQ), noise and building plans review.  Information that is gathered during these evaluations, including worker exposure monitoring results, is entered into the Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System (DOEHRS) longitudinal exposure database.
Scope of work includes:
 
·          Hearing Conservation
·          Occupational Vision
·          Regulated Substance/Areas
·          Air Contaminants
·          Bloodborne Pathogens
·          Hazard Communications
·          Local Exhaust Ventilation
·          General Mechanical Ventilation
·          Radiation
·          Ergonomics
·          Design Review 

Appointments

To schedule or cancel appointments call Preventive Medicine at 757-314-8031

Directions to Preventive Medicine

  1. From main gate (Washington Blvd.) proceed straight
  2. Go through Hines Circle and continue on Washington Blvd. Go straight through the Traffic light at Jackson Ave.
  3. Approximately 1 mile past the traffic light, the road will split; stay left.
  4. Turn left at stop sign.
  5. Approximately ½ mile turn left (2nd left) onto Harrison Loop.
  6. Bldg. 2792 is on the right side of the parking lots.

 

    Telephone
    Contact Information​​
    Phone: 757-314-8031
    Hours: Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
    Location: 2792 Harrison Loop
    Ft. Eustis, VA 23604