Jennie Stuart Medical Center is a general acutecare hospital located on West 18th Street. Licensed for 194 beds, JSMC provides medical and surgical care for adult and pediatric patients, as well as intensive care, coronary care and progressive care units.
Health professionals at JSMC represent an array of medical specialties, as well as ancillary capabilities such as accredited medical imaging for MRI, mammography and ultrasound, nuclear medicine and bone densitometry.
The campus of JSMC includes a not-forprofit community hospital, the E.C. Green Cancer Center, a walk-in Convenient Care Center and a Home Health agency, as well as physician office buildings.
For more details: http://www.jsmc.org
The Christian County Health Department, located at 1700 Canton St., offers various clinical services, community programs and environmental services.
Clinical services include health screening, dietary consultation, family planning and well child visits. Most clinic services are provided for a nominal fee or are based on income and the number of people living in the household. For most services, it is recommended to make an appointment.
Some of the community programs are tobacco prevention and cessation and community health education. Environmental services include water testing, restaurant scores and rabies prevention.
For more details: http://www.christiancountyhd.com
The Col. Florence A. Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) serves ac-tive-duty and retired soldiers and their family members and is a primary care provider for the Tricare Military Health System.
The hospital, established in 1982, was named after Blanchfield, a World War II nurse. The facility can be accessed from either Gate 3 or 4.
BACH offers primary care, a pharmacy, counseling services, a women's clinic and soldier care. The hospital campus also includes Fisher House, which provides comfort and care to patients and families receiving medical treatment at BACH.
For more details: http://www.campbell.amedd.army.mil
There are two Department of Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Outpatient Clinics in the area, one on post and the other in Clarksville. At Fort Campbell, there is a clinic at Building 6319 Desert Storm Ave. The on-post location provides audiology, teleretinal care and mental health services.
In Clarksville, the VA clinic is located at 1832 Memorial Drive. It serves veterans' primary care needs, as well as audiology and mental health services.
Both outpatient clinics offer group appointment services in nutrition, blood-thinning drugs and smoking cessation.
Fort Campbell also has a Women, Infants and Children (WIC) office. Program participants receive nutrition education and supplemental food to improve their diets and reduce the chances of health problems caused by poor nutrition. They are give vouchers, which may be redeemed at participating grocery stores to obtain WIC-approved foods. These include milk, cheese, eggs, cereal rich in iron, peanut butter, formula and infant cereal and more.
Pregnant women, women who recently have had a baby, women breastfeeding infants less than 12 months of age, a child who has not reached age 5 years and all Medicaid, food stamp and Work First recipients may be eligible for WIC. To learn more, call 270-798-4935.