USAISR hosts interagency meeting on delivery of blood products
Jan. 18, 2019 - The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston hosted a biannual meeting of the Federal Inter-Agency Task Force for Trauma and Emergency Preparedness Nov. 8-9, 2018, which focused specifically on delivery of blood products at the point of injury, where their use is most life-saving.
Valley-Hi gate construction scheduled; In-bound traffic closed
Jan. 18, 2019 - Inbound lanes for the Valley-Hi (Airmen’s Gate) will be completely closed beginning Jan. 21 while normal outbound lanes will be transitioned to accommodate two-way traffic. Traffic flow will be severely impacted. Individuals who typically use Valley-Hi will need to use an alternative entry point.
WHASC Pharmacy to receive upgrade; longer than normal wait times expected
Jan. 18, 2019 - Beneficiaries may experience a longer than normal wait time at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center pharmacy until mid-February while refill center undergoes an upgrade. The pharmacy is currently experiencing peak times between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m. In order to reduce wait times, beneficiaries are encouraged to call in refills in advance or use alternative pharmacy locations.
JBSA-Fort Sam Houston ramps up efforts to prevent thefts
Jan. 18, 2019 - No matter where somebody lives, theft is bound to occur, and military installations are no different. With a 48 percent increase of larcenies within the last year, it has been a big area of concern for Security Forces at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.