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Health Services

Army Public Health Nursing Clinic 

Mission

Army Public Health Nursing enables Total Force readiness through promoting population-focused health, mitigating disease and injury, assuring force health protection, informing policy, and responding to emerging health threats.

Vision

One team with one purpose; inspiring trust through caring, commitment and excellence.

Location

7th Floor, Oceanside room 7A 020A

List of Services

Child Youth Schools & Services (CYSS)
  • Provide health and sanitation inspections of childcare facilities and Family Childcare homes, training staff as needed on health related matters, and serving as the health consultant on the of multidisciplinary Inclusion Action Team (MIAT)
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
  • Provide education and counseling on STI prevention and conducts contact tracing on identified close contacts.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • All clients diagnosed with HIV and/or a STI infection are to be referred to Public Health Nursing by the Diagnosing/treating Provider.
  • APHN completes risk assessments, provides risk reduction counseling, conducts contact interviews, and follow-up if indicated. APHN ensures that required reporting is completed per federal, state and local guidelines and facilitates partner notification.
Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Evaluations
  • Offer education and counseling and provides various treatment options to those who have been diagnosed with latent tuberculosis infection. Assistance with contact evaluation for cases of active tuberculosis is also available.
Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance
  • Conducts data analysis, disease assessment, outbreak investigation, communicable disease reporting and surveillance, and epidemiological investigations and guidance on treatment/management of affected population.
Health Promotion and Wellness
  • Facilitate and conduct education/training on health & wellness related topics as required to the units USAHAW units and the community at large considering the CHSA
  • Conducts health fairs within the community considering monthly health observance 
Medical Threat Briefings
  • Provide information on health threats and countermeasures while deployed. Briefings offered by appointment. 
Tobacco Free Living Education
  • Offer education and counseling to service members and beneficiaries who desire to quit using tobacco. Clients may schedule an appointment with their Primary Care Provider (PCP) for treatment to quit tobacco.
Rabies Prevention and Surveillance (Animal Bite Program)
  • Monitor patients started on rabies post-exposure prophylaxis and ensures rabies vaccination series are completed.
Influenza (flu) Vaccinations and Education
  • Assist in planning and conducting annual community outreach influenza vaccination.
Blood Lookback
  • Conducts blood lookback on any identified positive cases from blood products donations.
Pregnancy and Post-Partum PT (P3T)
  • Coordinates education classes with various facilitators and units are responsible for conducting physical training

Other information:

Putting prevention into practice is a primary goal for Public Health Nursing; promoting health and preventing disease and injuries among our entire patient population. We offer information and education on tobacco cessation, healthy lifestyles, safety, physical fitness, self-care, wellness, nutrition, communicable diseases, HIV, tuberculosis, and reproductive health which includes education on contraceptive safety, preventing the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, improving maternal care, and facilitating access to quality reproductive health services.

We also assist with scheduling health promotion classes/workshops; and distribute educational materials and referral information regarding health promotion and disease prevention. Units are encouraged to contact APHN for any unit individualized health promotion and wellness education. Anyone needing health promotion and wellness education and counseling is also encouraged to contact APHN.

Hours of Operations

Monday thru Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (closed 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. for training)
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Federal Holidays: Closed

 
 


 

 

Contact Us

Army Public Health Nursing Chief

Phone number: (808) 433-6526

Army Public Health Nursing NCOIC

Phone number: (808) 433-8681

Army Public Health Nursing Front Desk (Vacant)

Phone number(s): (808) 433-8676/8677

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