FORT HOOD, Texas – As part Fort Hood 47th Annual Retiree Appreciation, October 28-29, the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center’s annual Retiree Health Fair will be held Oct. 29 at the main hospital.

Representatives from various CRDAMC clinics and departments will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. dispensing information, conducting screenings, and answering questions for retirees and their families.

There will be booths and information on topics such as tobacco cessation, nutrition, complementary and alternative medicines, diabetes and asthma.  Other topics include women’s health, pharmacy, physical therapy, substance abuse, behavioral health, dental and TRICARE.

Throughout the day, retirees will be able to take advantage of health care screening opportunities and available immunizations.

Beneficiaries must sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine by Oct. 28 at the Copeland Center. Though the flu vaccine will be available to retirees and their adult family members, they will not be available for pediatric family members.

Media representatives interested in covering this event should RSVP with CRDAMC Public Affairs by calling (254) 288-8005 or email usarmy.hood.medcom-crdamc.mbx.pao@mail.mil by 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.