Community Leisure

  • Keller Corner: Weekly updates, COVID-19 info

    TRICARE Open Season open until Monday
    TRICARE Open Season is the annual period when you can enroll in or change your health care coverage for the next year.
    TRICARE Open Season continues through Monday. Any enrollment changes you make will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2021.
    Open season applies to anyone enrolled in or eligible for a TRICARE Prime option or TRICARE Select.
    If you’re eligible to participate in TRICARE Open Season, you have three options:
    • Stay in your plan.
    • Enroll in a plan.
    • Change plans.
    For more information on TRICARE Open Season, go to https://tricare.mil/openseason20. Read More

  • THE KELLER SPOTLIGHT

    Keller Army Community Hospital would like to welcome Capt. Emily J. Hege, MS, RD, LDN. To schedule an appointment with Capt. Hege:
    • See your Primary Care provider for a referral.
    • Active duty service members enrolled in the ABCP can self-refer.
    We thank you for putting your trust in Army Medicine and Keller Army Community Hospital … where Army Medicine is Army Strong. Read More

  • KACH Pharmacy completes its 10,000th in-car dispensary

    Story and photo by Robert Lanier
    Keller Army Community Hospital Public Affairs Specialist

    Keller Army Community Hospital’s Pharmacy accomplished another milestone on Friday, when it provided medication to its 10,000th in-car patient.
    “This is truly amazing,” said Maj. Thomas Lehmann, chief, Pharmacy Department. “I would like to say ‘thank you’ to the Pharmacy team and the runner support for their dedication and diligent work, and ‘thank you’ to the beneficiaries who utilized the in-car dispensary. Your efforts were integral in facilitating social distancing and enhancing patient safety.”
    The 1,000th in-car dispensary occurred on April 21 and the 5,000th on July 21.
    The ‘round-trip’ distance, between the Keller Army Community Hospital Pharmacy and the in-car dispensing location, is approximately 700 feet. When the 5,000th in-car dispensary was delivered, the pharmacy runners completed nearly 663 miles since the first delivery on March 27. Read More

  • WEST POINT MWR CALENDAR

    (NEW) Vehicle Safety Compliance Inspection
    Before you hit the road for your holiday break, the West Point Military Police will conduct vehicle safety compliance inspections at its three ACPS locations.
    Before you exit the installation, an MP will ask if you want to volunteer for this inspection. If you accept, he will direct you to the inspection point area.
    This inspection is NOT MANDATORY. It is voluntary basis only, but all personnel exiting the installation will be asked.
    Vehicle safety compliance inspections will take place 3-5 p.m. Tuesday and Dec. 17.
    The locations are Building 616, PMO office, in the vicinity of Thayer Gate; Building 912, Class III facility, in the vicinity near Washington Gate; and the Lichtenberg Tennis Center on Stony Lonesome Road. Read More

  • WEST POINT MWR CALENDAR

    FEATURED EVENT

    (Updated) West Point Club Date Night at the Hudson Hideaway tonight
    The West Point Club is offering a date night Hudson Hideway to be held from 5-9 p.m. tonight.
    Enjoy a four-course meal with beautiful views of the Hudson River. DOD visitor access policies apply.
    To view the menu and more details, visit thewestpointclub.com. There is a nominal fee for the event.
    Reservations are required, no walk-ins. Limited to 50 people. Last reservation is at 8 p.m.
    For reservations, call 845-938-5120. Read More

  • Santa spreads holiday cheer at tree lighting ceremony

    West Point Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation, alongside the U.S. Army Garrison Command team, conducted the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Monday at the West Point Exchange. Santa made an appearance to spread holiday cheer, but this year had a different feel to it. The ceremony was livestreamed via Facebook due to COVID-19 health/safety restrictions. Nearly 6,000 people tuned in to the livestream from across the country. Following the ceremony, the West Point Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers  Program distributed nearly 75 Christmas trees to uniformed military personnel, courtesy of the Trees for Troops program. Read More

  • LifeWorks

    West Point Family Homes LifeWorks program offers events and activities throughout the year to foster community spirit and a strong neighborhood environment. Like us on our Facebook page at West Point Family Housing resident portal to find out new information and updates regarding about community and LifeWorks events.
    Join us whenever possible for LifeWorks events. The events are always free and open to current West Point Family Homes residents.
    These are the LifeWorks events for December:
    Letter to Santa—Guess what? Santa’s Mailbox is back! Santa’s box was quarantined for two weeks and has arrived to B126 Washington Road through Wednesday.
    You can stop by and drop your Santa letter in, and we’ll make sure Old Saint Nick gets your little ones a response. Read More

  • Keller Corner: Weekly updates, COVID-19 info

    It’s been two weeks since … the GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT
    The doctors, nurses and staff at Keller Army Community Hospital, Mologne Cadet Health Center and the Center for Personal Development are ready to assist you in your goal of a tobacco/nicotine-free lifestyle.
    Call and schedule an appointment today at 845-938-7992 or 800-552-2907 to learn about the variety of medications designed to help you stop the use of nicotine products.
    If you are a U.S. Military Academy cadet or a U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School cadet candidate looking for smoking cessation assistance, you can make an appointment online through CIS or call Mologne at 845-938-3003 or CPD front desk at 845-938-3022.
    The KACH’s Substance Use Disorder Clinic Care (SUDCC) is open to cadets, active duty service members and beneficiaries who are interested in seeking help independently. Read More

  • COVID-19: Understand the potential risks of going out

    By Keller Army Community Hospital

    With the holiday season comes holiday shopping, dinners, events, etc. While COVID-19 has restricted most of your movement, you may be looking for ways to resume some type of holiday activities as safely as possible.
    While there is no way to ensure zero risk of infection, it is important to understand potential risks and how to adopt different types of prevention measures to protect yourself and to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
    The risk of an activity depends on many factors, such as:
    • Is COVID-19 spreading in your community?
    • Will you have a potential close contact with someone who is sick or anyone who is not wearing a mask (and may be asymptomatic)? Read More

  • THE KELLER SPOTLIGHT

    Keller Army Community Hospital would like to welcome Lt. Col. Brandi N. Hicks, M.D. To schedule an appointment with Hicks or Radiology:
    • See your Primary Care Provider for an appointment.
    • Call the Radiology Department at 845-938-4840 to make an appointment.
    We thank you for putting your trust in Army Medicine and Keller Army Community Hospital … where Army Medicine is Army Strong.
    Courtesy Graphic from Keller Army Community Hospital Read More

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