Tag: Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC)

Veterans, caregivers required to obtain pass for Tripler access

Veterans, caregivers required to obtain pass for Tripler access

| February 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Directorate of Emergency Services at U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii is currently working with the Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System to ensure all veterans and caregivers (including the drivers of the vehicle entering Tripler) obtain a controlled access pass (CAP) to enter Tripler Army Medical Center.

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TAMC TIP:  February is National Children’s Dental Health Month   Cavities are one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. Even though tooth decay—or cavities—has been on the decline for the past 30 years, it is still one of the most common chronic diseases among those 6 to 19 years old. Protect your children’s teeth by having them brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and drink fluoridated water. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also recommends your child visit a dentist by the time they are a year old.

TAMC TIP: February is National Children’s Dental Health Month Cavities are one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. Even though tooth decay—or cavities—has been on the decline for the past 30 years, it is still one of the most common chronic diseases among those 6 to 19 years old. Protect your children’s teeth by having them brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and drink fluoridated water. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also recommends your child visit a dentist by the time they are a year old.

| February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also recommends your child visit a dentist by the time they are a year old.

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TAMC Dental Clinic relocates to Fort Shafter

TAMC Dental Clinic relocates to Fort Shafter

| February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The dental clinic at Tripler Army Medical Center recently relocated to Fort Shafter where it will provide dental services to more than 4,200 active duty Soldiers assigned to Fort Shafter, TAMC, Camp Smith and other locations around Oahu.

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TAMC clinics offer ‘Mumps Outbreak Vaccine’

TAMC clinics offer ‘Mumps Outbreak Vaccine’

| February 1, 2018 | 1 Comment

Dr. Grace Chen O’Neil Tripler Army Medical Center HONOLULU — With more than 800 confirmed cases of mumps in Hawaii since March 2017, providers at Tripler Army Medical Center are encouraged to screen immunization records for newly suggested doses of the “Mumps Outbreak Vaccination,” and to offer the vaccine to those meeting specific criteria. The […]

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TAMC Tip: New Year, new me, tobacco free!

TAMC Tip: New Year, new me, tobacco free!

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Make 2018 the year you quit using tobacco for good and become a former tobacco user.

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Beneficiaries should know about big TRICARE changes

Beneficiaries should know about big TRICARE changes

| January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

To confirm your primary care manager is in-network with the new region, visit your region’s provider directory.

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Spouse of secretary gets briefings at TAMC, Schofield

Spouse of secretary gets briefings at TAMC, Schofield

| January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tripler Army Medical Center was the first stop of an all-day tour for Leah Esper, wife of Secretary of the Army Mark Esper.

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Create healthy New Year’s resolutions and stick to them

Create healthy New Year’s resolutions and stick to them

| December 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Something we always associate with a new year are New Year’s resolutions. However, as exciting as they may be, resolutions are often like shooting stars: They fizzle out just as quickly as they are started.

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Tripler logs another year of successes

Tripler logs another year of successes

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tripler Army Medical Center, or TAMC, has made significant developments throughout the 2017 year.

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Oldest survivor of Pearl Harbor attack visits Tripler

Oldest survivor of Pearl Harbor attack visits Tripler

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The oldest survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, U.S. Navy veteran Ray Chavez of California, visited Tripler Army Medical Center, Dec. 8, as part of his trip to attend to the 76th Pearl Harbor commemoration ceremonies.

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