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Program/Service:

Administration, Army Substance Abuse Program

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Directorate of Human Resources (DHR)

Description:

N/A

Length of Course:

N/A

Fees/ Cost:

N/A

Schedule:

N/A

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-1973

Web site:

http://www.jrtc-polk.army.mil/DHR_WEB/ASAP.htm

Location:
N/A
 
Program/Service:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

Our Mission - We ensure medical readiness and training while providing accessible and effective healthcare for the JRTC and Fort Polk community.
Our Vision - One team of dedicated, competent professionals who are committed to excellence and trusted by our valued beneficiaries.

Length of Course:

N/A

Fees/ Cost:

N/A

Schedule:

Check website for Times

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-3118/ 3119

Web site:
http://www.polk.amedd.army.mil/index.htm *
Location:

1585 3rd St. Ft Polk, LA

 
Program/Service:

Behavioral Health Assistance Line

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

Active duty service members (ADSMs) and their Family Members (ADFMs) enrolled in Prime, TRICARE Prime Remote and TRICARE Overseas Prime can receive assistance in:
• Locating behavioral health providers
• Scheduling behavioral health appointments

Length of Course:

N/A

Fees/ Cost:

N/A

Schedule:

Representatives are available Monday - Friday:   8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Contact Info/ POC:

1-877-298-3514

Web site:
http://www.polk.amedd.army.mil/content/behavioral.htm*
Location:

N/A

 
Program/Service:

Field Sanitation Team Training, Environmental Science

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

A forty-hour certification for Field Sanitation Teams on Fort Polk is provided. Classes include: Heat/Cold Injury Prevention, Chemical/Noise Hazards, Water Supply and Food Service Sanitation, Arthropod Management, and Pesticide Application.

Length of Course:

N/A

Fees/ Cost:
N/A
Schedule:

Call for upcoming class dates.

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-1762 (G3 Schools)
337-531-3402

Web site:
http://www.polk.amedd.army.mil/content/envhealth.htm*
Location:

Georgia Ave., Bldg. 3504

 
Program/Service:

Getting Ready to Quit Tobacco

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

N/A

Length of Course:

1.5 Hours

Fees/ Cost:
N/A
Schedule:

Call for upcoming class dates.

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-6880

Web site:
http://www.polk.amedd.army.mil/docs/hp/Mar_14_Wellness_Schedule.pdf *
Location:

Education Center, Bldg. 660

 
Program/Service:

Health Education/Counseling and Referral, Health Promotion

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

Provides education on a variety of health related topics such as Cholesterol, Cancer Prevention, Tobacco, Hypertension, Self-Care, Asthma, Wellness, and Diabetes.

Length of Course:

N/A

Fees/ Cost:
N/A
Schedule:

Call for upcoming class dates.

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-3255

Web site:
http://www.polk.amedd.army.mil/content/healthpromo.htm*
Location:

Georgia Ave., Bldg. 3504

 
Program/Service:

Hearing Conservation Program, Industrial Hygiene

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

Identification of noise hazardous areas, noise level dosimetry, and evaluation of hearing protective equipment.

Length of Course:

N/A

Fees/ Cost:
N/A
Schedule:

Call for upcoming class dates.

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-2630

Web site:
http://www.polk.amedd.army.mil/content/indhyg.htm*
Location:

Georgia Ave., Bldg. 3504

 
Program/Service:

Medical Evaluations Board Outreach Council Office

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Legal/ Staff Judge Advocate

Description:

The Medical Evaluation Board Outreach Counsel (MEBOC) is here to inform, assist and advocate for Soldiers during the Medical Evaluation Board process up until the point Soldiers file their elections/ rebuttals of their informal PEB results. MEBOCs also provide legal assistance to Warriors in Transition and their Dependents. They assist ALL Soldiers going through the MEB process, regardless of assigned unit. To provide legal advice and guidance to Service Members and their Families concerning the Physical Disabilities Evaluation System; as well as provide general legal assistance services to members of the Warrior Transition Unit.

Length of Course:

N/A

Fees/ Cost:
N/A
Schedule:

Monday – Friday: 0800 - 1630
- Appointments Encouraged
- Walk-ins welcome

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-1247/ 0635

Web site:
http://www.jrtc-polk.army.mil/SJA/MEB.html
Location:

7090 Alabama Avenue, Bldg. 1454

 
Program/Service:

OB Nutrition

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

N/A

Length of Course:

N/A

Fees/ Cost:
N/A
Schedule:

Call for upcoming class dates.

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-3129

Web site:
N/A
Location:

BJACH, Nutrition Care Classroom, 1st Floor inside OIC/NCOIC Office

 
Program/Service:

Occupational Work Site Visits, Occupational Health

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

Visit work-sites to keep informed about work operations and potential hazards, and to promote cooperation among supervisors, employees, and the Occupational Health Nursing Section.

Length of Course:

N/A

Fees/ Cost:
Varies
Schedule:

Contact POC to schedule a class or visit.

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-6131

Web site:
http://www.polk.amedd.army.mil/content/occhealth.htm*
Location:

Georgia Ave., Bldg. 3504

 
Program/Service:

Over-The-Counter Medication

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

POLICIES for OTC Self-Care Program Use
1. An OTC card is required, or pharmacy must have record of your OTC class attendance. OTC card is NOT required for active duty Soldiers - All should attend the OTC class. OTC card is NOT required for liquid Tylenol or Motrin for post-immunization pain. OTC card is NOT required for Plan B (see rules above).
2. If patient is under 4 years old, the only OTC meds available are: Tylenol drops and liquid, Motrin liquid, saline nasal, bacitracin, and zinc ointment.
3. Only 4 items may be requested per pharmacy visit per week.
4. OTC medications must be entered into the patient's electronic medication profile.
5. If symptoms persist, please seek medical attention.
6. Inform your care provider of all OTC medications you take or use.

Length of Course:

N/A

Fees/ Cost:
N/A
Schedule:

The OTC Self-Care class and OTC Self-Care card are offered by BJACH Health Promotions
Call BJACH Health Promotions at 337-531-2751 for class information

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-8090

Web site:
http://www.polk.amedd.army.mil/content/pharmacy.htm*
Location:

BJACH, 2nd Floor

 
Program/Service:

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Assessments and Evaluations, Industrial Hygiene

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

Inspection of Personal Protective Equipment on-hand and recommendations for appropriate Personal Protective Equipment for the job.

Length of Course:

N/A

Fees/ Cost:
N/A
Schedule:

Call to set up an inspection or class.

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-2630

Web site:
http://www.polk.amedd.army.mil/content/indhyg.htm*
Location:

Georgia Ave., Bldg. 3504

 
Program/Service:

Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training (PPPT) Education

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

Army Public Health Nursing is the advisor for Fort Polk/JRTC fitness program for active duty pregnant soldiers. Weekly classes are held in accordance with AR 40-501, Standards of Medical Fitness. Registration is available daily at Building 920 Army Community Service. Coordinators telephone number: 531-4926.

Length of Course:

N/A

Fees/ Cost:
N/A
Schedule:

Monday - Friday:   0800 - 1600

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-7945/ 4926

Web site:
http://www.polk.amedd.army.mil/content/cmtyhealth.htm*
Location:

ACS, Bldg. 920

 
Program/Service:

Self-Care Over-the-Counter Medication Class

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

N/A

Length of Course:

1 Hour

Fees/ Cost:
N/A
Schedule:

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-6880

Web site:
http://www.polk.amedd.army.mil/content/prevmed.htm*
Location:

ACS, Bldg. 920

 
Program/Service:

Tobacco Cessation, Health Promotion

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

We offer a four-week behavior modification program to assist participants in quitting tobacco use. Medication therapy offered through the program includes: Nicotine Patches and Zyban. Nicotine patches aid the physical recovery symptoms and Zyban aids the psychological recovery symptoms. Attendance at all classes and evaluation by our provider are requirements to receive these medications.

Length of Course:

4 Week Course

Fees/ Cost:
N/A
Schedule:

Call for Appointment.

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-4740

Web site:
http://www.polk.amedd.army.mil/content/healthpromo.htm*
Location:

Georgia Ave., Bldg. 3504

 
Program/Service:

Unit-Level Education, Health Promotion

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

The Health Promotion Technicians will provide health education and/or awareness activities at the unit level. To coordinate education or an awareness event, contact the Health Promotion Nurse at 531-3255 or 6880.

Length of Course:

N/A

Fees/ Cost:
N/A
Schedule:

Monday - Friday:   0800 - 1600

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-3255/6880

Web site:
http://www.polk.amedd.army.mil/content/healthpromo.htm*
Location:

Georgia Ave., Bldg. 3504

 
Program/Service:

Weight Management for Active Duty (ARMY MOVE 1, 2, 3 & 4)

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

N/A

Length of Course:

N/A

Fees/ Cost:
N/A
Schedule:

Call for Appointment

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-3129

Web site:
N/A
Location:

Georgia Ave., Bldg. 3504, BJACH, Nutrition Care Classroom, 1st Floor inside OIC/NCOIC Office

 
Program/Service:

Weight Management Class (Weight 2 Geaux)

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

Weight loss program for clinically overweight non-active duty beneficiaries that assists participants in making permanent lifestyle changes to affect weight loss and healthy weight maintenance. Weight loss adjunct medication offered through the program is called Orlistat (Xenical) which promotes weight loss by interfering with the way the body digests and absorbs fat. Participants must be evaluated by their primary care manager prior to referral into the program. Attendance to all classes and follow up appointments are required to receive weight loss medication therapy.

Length of Course:

3 hours, Plus any follow-up Appt's scheduled by Dr.

Fees/ Cost:
Free
Schedule:

Call for an appointment to determine eligibility through your primary care provider by calling BJACH Central Appointments at 531-3011

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-6880

Web site:
N/A
Location:

BJACH, Nutrition Care Classroom, 1st Floor inside OIC/NCOIC Office

 
Program/Service:

U Can Quit 2

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

Research shows that you are twice as likely to succeed in your attempt to quit using tobacco if you participate in a tobacco cessation program that includes support. Train2Quit is that program! From this program specifically, you'll learn how to beat cravings, overcome weight gain, and get valuable information about nicotine replacement therapy.

Length of Course:

Varies

Fees/ Cost:
Free
Schedule:

Register on Line

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-6880

Web site:
http://www.ucanquit2.org/ *
Location:

Bldg 3504 Georgia Ave.

 
Program/Service:

Diabetes Support Group

Category:

Health Education

Organization/ Department:

Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital

Description:

Quarterly support and education for beneficiaries of BJACH regarding the latest information on diabetes care and management. Click on Wellness Schedule in Lower Left area of Web page

Length of Course:

3.5 hours

Fees/ Cost:
Free
Schedule:

Every 3 months (by Primary Care Manager or Specialty patient panel)

Contact Info/ POC:

337-531-6880

Web site:
http://www.polk.amedd.army.mil *
Location:

BJACH, Classroom Location Varies

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