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Aug. 24, 2021

Madigan Army Medical Center Temporary Visitation Policy EFFECTIVE August 24, 2021

Due to changing conditions with the Delta variant of COVID-19, we have updated our visitation policy. To promote the health and safety of our patients, visitors, staff and Madigan community, effective 24 August 2021. READ MORE

July 7, 2021

JBLM Lewis Main Exchange Vaccine Drive - Tuesday through Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m

Tuesday through Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the JBLM Lewis Main Exchange, located at Bldg. 5280 Pendleton Ave., patients and other TRICARE beneficiaries can get themselves and eligible family members age 12 and older vaccinated. The extended vaccine drive is a walk-in service that is expected to increase vaccinations at JBLM, bringing the community one step closer to defeating the COVID-19 pandemic and reaching the goal of returning to normal operations. Since mid-December 2020, Madigan has been exclusively administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 mRNA vaccine that is given in a two-dose series separated by 21 days; it has shown to be both safe and highly effective. Patients can get either their first or second dose at the walk-in site. Patients must receive the same vaccine for both doses. Madigan does not supply or administer the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

April 21, 2021

TRICARE-Authorized Urgent Care Center (UCC) Access!

Patients who use TRICARE Prime, or any other TRICARE plan, may visit any TRICARE-authorized network UCC for urgent care. Active duty personnel are not authorized urgent care clinic visits without a referral. Patients may find more convenience, shorter wait times and improved accessibility when visiting a UCC in the local community for non-emergency illness or injury requiring treatment within 24 hours. What is Urgent Care? Learn more.

April 13, 2021

Pharmacy Changes: Beginning April 19, 2021

Pharmacy Changes: Beginning April 19, 2021: Madigan’s Main Outpatient Pharmacy Patients will see a new flow through the pharmacy as we continue to try to minimize time patients spend in the enclosed pharmacy waiting area as we also expand access to the pharmacy lobby.   READ MORE

Feb. 26, 2021

The Armed Forces Wellness Center Is Relocating March 1, 2021

The Army Wellness Center at JBLM is moving to Nelson Recreation Center on March 1, 2021. All appointments after Feb. 28, will be held at this location until further notice. READ MORE.

Jan. 4, 2021

National Blood Donor Month: Join the Fight!

Please join the fight and help support our deployed soldiers by donating blood to the ASBBC-PNW. These donations are in direct support of our overseas deployments. We need our retirees and military family members to join this fight by donating blood and helping to ensure that our deployed warriors are supported with blood products. Hours of Operation: Mon – Fri, 8:40 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Dec. 14, 2020

About The COVID-19 Vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under Emergency Use Authorization has authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine will be given in a two-dose series separated by 21 days. Vaccines from different manufacturers will NOT be interchangeable. The vaccine recipient must receive the same vaccine for both doses. Talk to your provider to ensure you get the right dose at the right time.

Dec. 12, 2020

Madigan COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Update

Madigan expects to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the very near future. Once the first shipment of vaccine becomes available, there will most likely be a limited supply. In the coming months, we will be working hard to protect families in the JBLM community by providing the vaccine to our staff and patients, which include service members, their families and our valued retirees, on a voluntary basis. Certain groups, like frontline medical workers and #JBLM first responders, will be recommended to get the vaccine first, based on CDC guidance. We expect more vaccine early next year as U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) coordinates its COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan to protect the U.S. population, maintain military readiness, and support the nation’s pandemic response. Stay tuned for updates about the COVID-19 vaccine. In the meantime, please continue to properly wear masks, practice social distancing, and hand washing/hand hygiene. Stay healthy, stay informed, and stay safe! For more details on the DoD COVID-19 vaccine distro plan: Questions about the vaccine? Visit the CDC FAQs here:

Dec. 9, 2020

Madigan's Patient & Family Advisory Council is taking applications!

Madigan Army Medical Center is taking applications from members of our military community interested in helping us improve the healthcare experience for everyone. Madigan's Patient and Family Advisory Council is comprised of volunteer patients, family members of patients, and Madigan staff who meet monthly to improve the medical center's programs and overall quality and safety. Advisors devote two or more hours per month.   They share insights and experiences in productive ways; see beyond their own personal experiences.

Dec. 2, 2020

COVID-19 continues to challenge, Part 3

This is a four-part series on the symptoms, interventions, impacts and future relating to COVID-19. Watch this location for more installments. Madigan Army Medical Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., first published a story on COVID-19 in January. The virus has consumed every day since; and it rages on. Where does that leave a pandemic-weary world?

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