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Feb. 8, 2022

MCAHC lab, over 17K COVID tests analyzed

The McDonald Army Health Center takes pride in sustaining readiness through the provision of preventative, timely and accessible patient-centered care at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. “We have run over 17 thousand [COVID] tests in house,” said U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Amber Huffman, MCAHC laboratory noncommissioned officer in charge. “In a facility of this size, it’s kind of amazing. We’re not a full hospital; we don’t even have an emergency room or an urgent care.”

May 26, 2021

Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Sunscreen Day

As the first official day of summer approaches and the weather continues to warm up, it is important to prepare and keep yourself safe.

May 18, 2021

McDonald Army Health Center celebrates nurses week

Nurses from McDonald Army Health Center dance during a Nurses Day celebration at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 6, 2021. Nurses Day is celebrated annually to recognize the hard work and dedication of essential health care workers. (Photo by Onyx Taylor-Catterson)

April 23, 2021

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Many individuals may not know what to do with their expired or unused prescriptions. These prescriptions tend to find an indefinite home in medicine cabinets or worse, end up with someone who they were not prescribed to. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, observed on April 24 this year, aims to educate and provide an avenue for people to safely dispose of their unused or expired prescriptions.

April 2, 2021

Mass vaccination at Anderson Field House

Mass vaccination at Anderson Field House

Nov. 5, 2020

Breast Cancer Survivors: Profiles in Courage and Mentorship

Let's meet four wonder women without capes who share their stories of bravery in the face of life-altering health revelations, who work at McDonald Army Health Center (MCAHC)--four women diagnosed with breast cancer who are survivors and examples for all women and men who encounter breast cancer.

June 24, 2020

McDonald introduces pagers for long wait times

The McDonald Army Health Center pharmacy introduced 60 restaurant style pagers to better help with long lines and wait times June 15, 2020. The pagers expand the pharmacy’s threshold for the number of patients it can serve on a daily basis. The inside lobby holds 12 patients and up to six can be at the windows at any given time, along with 60 patients with pagers.

June 5, 2020

JBLE conducts mass coronavirus testing

Joint Base Langley-Eustis is conducting mass rapid oral fluid COVID-19 testing of roughly 2% of its population—approximately 7,800 joint, active duty personnel—over a three-day period, June 3 through 5.

April 29, 2020

Teamwork during COVID-19: McDonald Army Health Center provides support to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

Twenty-seven medical personnel assigned to McDonald Army Health Center at Fort Eustis are poised to provide medical support to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Feb. 14, 2020

Surgeon General of the Army visits JBLE

The Surgeon General of the Army conducted a town hall for employees and U.S. Army Soldiers of the McDonald Army Health Center at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia Feb. 6, 2020.