One-stop shot
Amy Wilson, a registered nurse at Grafenwoehr Health Clinic, administers a seasonal flu vaccine to James Vaughn, deputy director of Emergency Services last year. As part of USAG Bavaria's Retiree Appreciation Day, Oct. 25, retirees will receive immunizations and various medical screenings.

The retired military community is invited to attend the Bavaria Military Community Retiree Appreciation Day, Oct. 25, from 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Tower Barracks, buildings 244 (administrative Services) and 475 (medical/dental services).

Meet other retirees from your area, make friends and share stories of living in Germany. The opening ceremony will take place in Building 244 from 9-10 a.m.

Additionally, the following medical services will be available from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. during the Retiree Appreciation Day Medical Fair:

-Immunizations: Tetanus, Shingles, Pneumovax and flu
-Blood pressure checks
-Blood sugar test (A1C)
-Diabetic foot screening
-Nutrition information
-Glasses ordering for prescriptions less than one year old
-Medication refill for prescriptions that are valid

-Some basic new prescriptions for acute issues, i.e. sinusitis, allergies (No new long-term medications)

-Basic eye exams with new glasses prescription. Follow-up appointments can be made for dilation.

-Dental services including exams, cleaning and oral cancer screenings

-A Tricare benefits advisor will be on site.

For more information, call the Bavaria Military Community Retirement Service Office at DSN 475-8539/8709, CIV 09641-83-8539/8709.

Page last updated Wed October 16th, 2013 at 04:34