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  • EFMP: Faces behind program

    Moving to a new base can be stressful, especially for those who have a special needs family member. Thankfully, the Air Force has a program called the Exceptional Family Member Program to assist with those transitions.
  • Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

    CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, Canada, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157:H7) infections linked to romaine lettuce.
  • 19th MDG keeps Team Little Rock healthy with flu vaccine

    Flu and cold season has begun, and the 19th Medical Group staff are administering vaccines to Team Little Rock Airmen, retirees and their families throughout the season at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The 19 MDG is committed to providing exceptional preventative health services to our beneficiaries. Since cold and flu season is getting
  • Family Health RESETs how it does business

    Some of the biggest concerns for service members and their family requesting appointments with their family health physicians are being addressed as the 19th Medical Group clinic RESETs the way it does business. RESET - Reward Efficiency, Set priorities, Empower Teams - is a new way of taking care of patients that originated at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, and is working its way around the Air Force.
  • Don’t be bugged by ticks, mosquitoes

    Summer’s here in Arkansas. People are working outdoors and having fun in the sun. From days at the lake and picnics, to camping, hiking and yard work, it’s time to feel the fresh air, catch some sun and enjoy what the Natural State has to offer. Unfortunately, some of what Arkansas has to offer this season includes some unpleasant insects such as ticks and mosquitoes that can impart disease and discomfort whenever they bite.
  • Healthcare providers strengthen lines of communication

    Healthcare providers from Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., networked with their off-base counterparts Apr. 19, 2018, to share processes and best practices.
  • 2018 LRAFB Medical Guide

    Throughout this guide you will see the many services we provide within the 19 MDG, as well as a descriptive article on the referral process itself.
  • 19th Medical Group provides vital care

    Little Rock Air Force base is home to the 19th Medical Group, a clinic operated by military and civilian personnel servicing 653 individuals daily. The 19th MDG houses the Family Health section which serves a wide variety of needs, as well as other offices tailored to more specific avenues of care, such as dental, laboratory services, optometry
  • Flu Prevention

    In Arkansas and across the United States, influenza (flu) activity has significantly increased over recent weeks.  Likewise, the 19th Medical Group and local hospital emergency departments are also seeing an increase in flu and flu-like illness.  The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) has reported over 38,000 positive flu cases so far this
  • TRICARE changing prescription copayments

    Beginning February 1, 2018, copayments for prescription drugs at TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery and retail pharmacies will increase. These changes are required by law and affects all TRICARE beneficiaries except active-duty service members, dependent survivors and medically retired service members and their dependents. While retail pharmacy and
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