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Oct. 16, 2020

Photo Friday: Base Kodiak MWR Program

Base Kodiak teaches children the importance of being outside, active

Oct. 14, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Sneak Peek—A Discussion about Mental Health

Please join us at 3pm today for an important conversation with one of our own active duty members, who will discuss their recovery from mental health challenges, and the resources available to us all.

Oct. 7, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Sneak Peek—Improve Your Nutrition, Increase Your Metabolism 

This week’s Wellness Wednesday will cover a broad range of nutrition and lifestyle topics - factors affecting metabolism, preventing weight gain, building muscle, and fad diets - to help promote readiness and resiliency to those who serve.

Sept. 18, 2020

Make it your mission to be there and connect to protect. 

Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Isa Mariano discusses her experience helping a woman who was contemplating suicide from the Golden Gate Bridge, mid-June 2020. Mariano talked with the woman, called her loved ones and with the help of a good Samaritan, brought the woman away from the ledge before bridge authorities arrived on scene to safely escort the woman from Golden Gate.

Sept. 11, 2020

Body composition screenings resume Oct. 1

All Body Composition Screenings will resume Oct. 1, after being suspended this spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Body Composition Program (“weigh-ins”) is currently in a pilot phase, which has abdominal circumference (AC) as an additional method of compliance, based on medical data indicating that it provides a more accurate health snapshot. The physical fitness test (PFT) also remains a method of compliance during the pilot program extension (01 Oct – 30 Nov). The goal is to improve the Coast Guard's approach to assessing members' health and readiness.

Sept. 8, 2020

USCG launches electronic health records system

The Coast Guard is rolling out electronic health records, beginning with four pilot sites on the West Coast. The new military health system’s MHS GENESIS will enable the Service to transition from paper records to a state-of-the-art system with an impressive array of benefits for both patients and health-care providers.

Sept. 2, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Sneak Peek: Determining Vital Workforce Emergency Assistance

Wellness Wednesday’s guests today include Master Chief Anthony Martinez, Command Master Chief of Sector Northern New England, Christopher James, and Ms. Leslie Cardona, who will provide guidance and a real-world example on determining when a Coast Guard member is in need of help, how to address their challenges and to which resources to connect them. The conversation will take place today from 3-4 p.m. EDT.

March 31, 2020

PCS Quick Guide

FAQs related to heath.