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  • Refills made easy

    The 49th Medical Group opened a ScriptCenter for patients picking up prescription refills, March 4, 2020, at the Holloman Air Force Base Medical Clinic. When initially getting prescription medication patients will still have to go to the pharmacy, but the process for refills just got a little easier.
  • 2020 BSC Appreciation Week

    The Air Force recognizes Jan. 27-31 as Biomedical Science Corps Appreciation Week to celebrate the work of men and women in the BSC. The BSC is one of the most diverse Air Force corps and the most diverse in the Air Force Medical Service. It consists of physical therapists, optometrists, podiatric surgeons, physician assistants and several other medical professionals.
  • Who you gonna call?

    The 49th Medical Group will be making walk-in sick call available to all non-flying, active duty members beginning, Aug. 1, 2019, at the clinic on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.
  • Excellence in all he did

    (Editor's Note: Staff Sgt. John-Paul Nance will become 2nd. Lt. John-Paul Nance on March 29, 2019.)
  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    New Mexico State University’s Cancer Outreach program partnered with the 49th Medical Group during colorectal cancer awareness month, March 7, 2019, in the medical clinic here.NMSU’s Cancer Outreach brought a giant blow-up colon to offer everyone a visual representation of what polyps and lesions look like in a healthy colon and when cancer is
  • Right place, right time

    Notifying patients when to go back to see a doctor is only one of the responsibilities held by 49th Medical Group front desk clerks. With the phone ringing constantly and patients coming in and out of the waiting room all day, keeping track of who is where can be a daunting task.For Senior Airman Hali Bean, 49th MDG Family Health front desk clerk,
  • Hats off to cancer

    “I stood up and the first thing (my boss) saw was this flamingo rising above the computer monitor,” said Dawn Wilder, 49th Medical Group quality risk manager. “I wore a wig once to work, and (my boss) looked at me and said, ‘the wig is okay, but I miss the hat.’ I said, ‘that’s great because the wig is scratchy.’ I still (wear the hats)
  • National Nurse’s Week

    Nurses and medical technicians are invaluable assets to the 49th Wing. They provide direct emotional and physical support to military members and dependents stationed at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Holloman’s 49th MDG is home to a number of outstanding nurses and medical technicians serving in a variety of clinics, and took this week to
  • Rethink your drink

    We all have heard the old saying, “we are what we eat,” but did you know that this is just as important for your teeth as it is your body? Your choice of drink not only has a huge impact on your waistline, but on your dental health too.
  • Summer safety: doggy edition

    With the days of popsicle-stained lips and poolside expeditions fast approaching, Holloman pet owners may find themselves wondering how to protect their furry friend’s health during the summer months. From dehydration to heat stroke, summer conditions pose a variety of health-related threats to animals, especially those that may spend an adequate amount of time outdoors, like dogs.
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