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  • MDG trains Airmen on decontamination process

    Tom Bocek II, instructor, works with Master Sgt. Aaron McGee and Senior Airman Gari Altamirano, 377th Medical Group, on their triage and decontamination skills during In-Place Patient Decontamination training June 28 at Kirtland AFB’s 377th MDG Main Clinic. Seventeen Airmen participated in the training, which provides education on life saving
  • 377th takes IMR to 58th AMXS

    Senior Airman Rocquisha Locke inoculates Airman 1st Class Kadienne Simons during an Individual Medical Readiness activity May 24 at the 58th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. The IMR is part of an initiative to bring medical teams to units to ensure they are conveniently caught up on medicalrequirements for deployment readiness. Because of shift work
  • Pharmacy opens MedSafe to dispose of prescriptions

    The Kirtland BX pharmacy has been the sole location to dispose of these products using the MedSafe, until now. Recently, a new MedSafe has been installed at the main clinic in the pharmacy lobby.
  • Tricare changes effective now

    As of Jan. 1, previously advertised changes to TRICARE have become effective. These changes will give you more benefit choices, improve your access to care, simplify cost shares and allow you to take command of your health.
  • Kirtland boasts top nurse in Air Force

    Kirtland Air Force Base is now home to the Air Forces’s top nurse. Maj. Cindy Callisto, a nurse practitioner at the 377th Medical Group, was named the 2017 Top Nurse in the United States Air Force.
  • Pharmacy launches new OTC medication program

    The 377 MDG Main Clinic Pharmacy has launched a new over-the-counter medication program for all empaneled patients. The goal of the new OTC program is to eliminate the need to be seen by a provider for common cold symptoms, select other over the counter treatable conditions, and offer a means to receive OTC medications at no cost to patients.
  • MDG makes changes for mental health referrals

    As of Nov. 1, all mental health treatment for active duty, Guard, Reserve, dependents, and retirees will be initiated through the primary care behavioral health clinic.
  • Take action to make a smooth transition with TRICARE in 2018

    You may be wondering what action you need to take, if any, to ensure you continue TRICARE coverage in 2018. Some beneficiaries will need to take action, but most will not. If you’re currently enrolled in or eligible for TRICARE coverage on Dec. 31, 2017, you’ll transition to your respective TRICARE plan on Jan. 1, 2018. If you want to enroll in a TRICARE plan or change coverage after Jan. 1, 2018, you’ll need to take action to enroll in the plan of your choice.
  • 377th Medical Group honors nurses, technicians

    The 377th Medical Group hosted a proclamation ceremony at the clinic May 8, kicking off National Nurses & Technicians Week. The proclamation was signed by Col. Jeffery White, 377th MDG commander. The group then honored nurses and technicians with a small gathering that included cake. A poster board displayed information about the nurses and techs.
  • MDG hosts interactive forum to help improve service

    The 377th Medical Group held the first ever “Coffee with Commanders” event at the Kirtland Base Exchange on March 23. Coffee with Commanders is an interactive forum held to help improve service at the medical group. “We started this forum to hear what is important to our patients in a non-clinical setting,” said Col. Jeffery White, 377th MDG