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PUBLIC HEALTH

Posted 11/6/2012 Printable Fact Sheet

Public Health is devoted to disease prevention and eliminating workplace disability. Our mission is met through education, surveillance and epidemiology. As we may occasionally be out performing surveillances at RAF Molsworth and RAF Alconbury, so please call ahead of time to schedule an appointment.

Travel Medicine:
Provide consultative services to deployers, world travelers, vacationers, etc. covering immunization requirements, medications, and disease prevention steps.

Community Health:
Conduct disease surveillance and epidemiology. Provide consultative services to providers when dealing with infectious diseases.

Force Health Management:
Manage RAF Alconbury's physical profile system. Ensure deploying personnel meet medical mission requirements prior to departure. Additional support is provided to active duty members who require additional follow-up care related to deployment. Coordinate health care related to Preventive Individual Medical Readiness, ensuring all active duty remain ready to deploy.

Occupational Health:
Conduct occupational injury and disease surveillance and epidemiology. -Ensure personnel assigned to hazardous noise areas receive audiogram exams. Identify conditions which could cause illness or disease within the work center and establish exam requirements. Provide consultative services to occupational shops concerning hazardous chemicals, risk reduction through education. Manage the Medical Employee Health Program, to ensure all Air Force and OSHA preventive measures are met, including the Blood Borne Pathogen Control Program. Conduct occupational health risk assessment and education to pregnant Air Force employees.


Phone: 01480 844 564 (DSN: 268-4564)
Patient Care Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 





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