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59th MDW: The Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center clinical laboratory
August 20, 2021
The WHASC’s clinical laboratory tests over three million samples each year in support of 715 providers.

59th MDW: COVID-19 drive-through testing reinstated at WHASC
August 19, 2021
Due to an increase in cases, the WHASC is conducting a drive-through COVID-19 testing available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the first floor of the parking garage. Since the testing site uses the polymerase chain reaction tests, the results are available to patients through TRICARE Online within 24 to 72 hours.

59th MDW: Intra-ocular injections help prevent blindness
June 29, 2021
Betadine kills germs and assists in preventing infection in the eyes prior to an intra-ocular procedure.

SAUSHEC awards ceremony highlights academic achievements
June 9, 2021
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium Awards ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, June 4, 2021.

59th MDW: COVID-19 vaccines available for everyone 16 and older
April 16, 2021

Same Day Surgery: Short but impactful care
March 26, 2021
Same Day Surgery

Virtual program helps diabetic patients better manage their insulin
March 19, 2021
Nichole Carreon, a registered nurse with the Diabetes Remote Electronic Assisted Monitoring program, talks with a patient about their weekly glucose readings at the Military Health System Virtual Medical Center at Brooke Army Medical Center March 18.

59th MDW medics volunteer to administer COVID-19 vaccine
February 23, 2021
Since the arrival of the Pfizer vaccine to Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center on Dec. 14, 2020, more than 50 nurses and medical technicians have volunteered to administer the vaccine.

59th MDW reduces operations for Feb. 17
February 16, 2021
San Antonio Military Health System sets holiday hours.

59th Medical Wing reduced operations for Feb. 16
February 16, 2021
San Antonio Military Health System sets holiday hours.

SAMHS vaccinates beneficiaries 75 and older
February 11, 2021
Maj. Carla Cox, 59th Medical Wing commander’s executive officer, vaccinates a San Antonio Military Health System beneficiary Feb. 6 at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

San Antonio Military Health System starts next phase of COVID vaccine rollout
January 27, 2021
Air Force Senior Airman Kasey Ginn, medical technician, administers the COVID-19 vaccine to Army Capt. Christine Kasprisin, physical therapist, at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Jan. 26.

59th MDW logistics and immunizations working together for the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine
December 31, 2020
The Department of Defense is conducting a coordinated vaccine distribution strategy that will strengthen the ability to protect people, maintain readiness, support the national COVID-19 response, and trust in safe and effective vaccines and a vaccination plan.

DOD announces COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan
December 10, 2020
Five military medical treatment facilities are participating in a Phase 3 clinical trial testing a COVID-19 vaccine in development with AstraZeneca. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Garcia)

JBSA medical facilities support Operation Warp Speed
November 25, 2020
Personnel interested in participating in the Phase III AstraZeneca trials at selected DOD locations should visit www.CoronavirusPreventionNetwork.org, click on “Volunteer Now,” and complete the survey using the appropriate DOD Site Code.

BAMC commanding general visits 59th MDW for immersion tour
November 24, 2020
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. John J. DeGoes, 59th Medical Wing commander, speaks with U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Shan K. Bagby, Brooke Army Medical Center commanding general, about medical simulation training, Nov. 23, 2020, in the 59th Medical Wing Medical Simulation Center, Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

Thanksgiving closures For San Antonio Military Health System facilities
November 23, 2020

SAMHS accepting volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine trial
November 18, 2020

Flu season is here: are you ready?
November 12, 2020
Tech Sgt. Robert Carpenter, 59th Medical Wing Immunizations Clinic licensed vocational nurse, administers the influenza vaccine to a patient.

59th MDW COVID-19 drive-thru closures for November holidays
November 5, 2020
The San Antonio Military Health System is adjusting its COVID-19 drive-thru screening and testing hours of operation over Labor Day weekend.