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Army Public Health Nursing

  • Location: 2407 N. New Braunfels Ave., Bldg. 147, JBSA-Ft. Sam Houston, TX 78234
  • Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 0730-1630
  • Phone: (210) 916-4626

Health Promotion

  • Location: 2411 N. New Braunfels Ave., Bldg. 156, JBSA-Ft. Sam Houston, TX 78234
  • Phone: (210) 916-7646

Mission

Army Public Health Nursing preserves the strength of our Nation by ensuring the delivery of Essential Public Health Services to Service Members, Family members, Beneficiaries, and DoD civilian employees; support the creation of healthy environments for military communities.

Vision

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.

Our Major Program areas

Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance:

HIV Program Coordinator & Sexually Transmitted Disease Counseling/Education

Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Surveillance and Treatment Clinic

APHN completes initial evaluation and counseling, initiates referral to BAMC Infectious Disease Clinic if indicated and follows patient until treatment is completed through the continuum of care with all service members and beneficiaries referred for a reactive tuberculin skin test or positive QuantiFERON gold test.

Health Promotion & Wellness: