Public Health Nursing Clinic
Army Public Health Nursing enables Total Force readiness through population-focused health services, mitigating disease and injury, assuring Force Health Protection, communicating policy, and responding to emerging health threats.
Services and Programs
Tobacco Cessation Program
The Tobacco Cessation Program is meant to help those who are ready or interested to stop using tobacco or other nicotine products. The Public Health Clinic will explain the process at Fort Leonard Wood and provide resources that are available to be successful. Please contact the Public Health Nursing Clinic for information on the current tobacco cessation program
Pregnant Postpartum Physical Fitness (P3T)
P3T is intended for Pregnant Soldiers. The educational portion of P3T provides education for pregnancy, post-partum, parenting tips for the care of newborns, and more. In accordance with AR 40-501, paragraph 7-9, (7), upon confirmation of pregnancy, commanders will enroll their pregnant Soldiers into a Pregnant Postpartum Physical Fitness Program.
Please contact the Public Health Nursing Clinic for information on the current P3T education program.
Latent Tuberculosis (TB) Clinic
The TB clinic is responsible for evaluating all positive TB skin tests for military, beneficiaries and DOD civilians 18 ears and older. In addition, this clinic manages the care of clients with latent TB infection (noninfectious TB) and TB disease.
Child Youth Services (CYS)
GLWACH APHN nurses serve as health consultants to CYS and provide Special Needs Accommodation Program (SNAP) reviews
Disease prevention is our goal.
The GLWACH APHN clinic educates military beneficiaries and DOD employees about lifestyle behaviors that encourage health promotion. This goal is met through providing disease prevention and intervention classes on topics such as hypertension, heart disease, cancer, and infectious diseases. In addition, APHN service is available to support unit-sponsored health fairs with health education materials.
The GLWACH APHN Travel Clinic's goal is to provide quality preventive travel medicine information to active duty Service Members and Tricare beneficiaries on leave or TDY. With this information, our clients have the knowledge and ability to be in charge of their own wellness outside of the United States. We provide a complete consultation with pre-travel evaluation, vaccination review, and prescriptions for administration while in a travelling status.
Note: The GLWACH APHN Travel Clinic does not see any patients under 18 years old. These patients must be seen in the Pediatrics Clinic, accompanied by their sponsor/parent/legal guardian.
Our surveillance program covers all reportable diseases in accordance with military regulations, and local, state, and federal laws. Our program involves HIV notification and counseling, TB monitoring, including direct observation therapy when required, as well as the monitoring and reporting of various other diseases such as Rabies, Salmonella, Hanta Virus, Influenza, and Sexually Transmitted Infections.