EACH offers school, sports physicals despite COVID-19

7/15/2020 10:30:00 AM
Jeanine Mezei

As parents and students prepare for back-to-school season, many potential changes and unknowns due to COVID-19 have affected established routines. Evans Army Community Hospital (EACH) has adapted by offering virtual school and sports physicals, to [...]

Fort Carson Troop Command welcomes new leadership

7/9/2020 3:30:00 PM
Emily Klinkenborg

Soldiers and civilians gathered on the west lawn at Evans Army Community Hospital (EACH) for the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity – Fort Carson (MEDDAC) Troop Command’s combined change of command and change of responsibility ceremony, Jul. 7, [...]

EACH resumes limited, elective surgery

6/1/2020 1:00:00 PM
Jeanine Mezei

On June 1, 2020, Evans Army Community Hospital (EACH) resumed limited, outpatient elective surgery for all beneficiaries at Fort Carson. This includes active-duty service members and their families, retirees, and Reserve and National Guard service [...]

EACH recognized for quality surgical care

11/15/2019 1:00:00 PM
Jeanine Mezei

Evans Army Community Hospital at Fort Carson, Colorado, has been recognized by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2018. As one of only 88 [...]

2019-2020 Influenza Vaccine Availability FAQ

11/1/2019 8:00:00 AM
Jeanine Mezei

Did you get your flu shot? If not, it isn’t too late. According to the CDC, flu season peaks between December and February. Use your TRICARE benefit or visit your primary care clinic for the flu vaccine. Adopting good health habits to stop the spread [...]

Fort Carson Weight Management Program changes lives

10/18/2019 12:35:00 PM
Jeanine Mezei

Whether meeting with friends, a night out or celebrating a child’s birthday, food has become enmeshed in many everyday social activities. Food has also become the “go-to” reaction when dealing with stress at work, at home or in relationships, but it [...]

DENTAC welcomes new leader

8/7/2019 4:00:00 PM
Jeanine Mezei

Col. Robert J. Selders Jr., incoming Fort Carson Dental Health Activity commander, receives the unit guidon from Col. Rafael Caraballo, Dental Health Command-Central commander, during a change of command ceremony Aug. 7, 2019, at Founders [...]

Announcing a pharmacy recall

7/18/2019 4:00:00 PM
Jeanine Mezei

There has been a nationwide recall for certain products made by Torrent Pharma Inc., which were distributed by Major Pharmaceuticals. Inc. and Rugby Laboratories. Affected prescription and over-the-counter products which were dispensed by Evans Army [...]


Changes to EACH primary care clinics

4/2/2019 10:00:00 AM
Jeanine Mezei

Evans Army Community Hospital is in the process of realigning its primary care operations and will transition primary care clinics to Patient Centered Medical Homes and Soldier Centered Medical Homes by May 2019. Active-duty family members, [...]

Evans ACH honors 6 million during migration

2/28/2019 9:27:00 AM
Alexandra Shea

Henry D. Allen, Jr. speaks to attendees of the Black History Month celebration that was held on Fort Carson, Colorado, on Feb. 25, 2019. Allen spoke about the celebrations theme, “Black Migrations,” and the lasting contributions that [...]

Evans ACH NCO, Soldier of the Year named

2/26/2019 10:07:00 AM
Alexandra Shea

Sgt. Mattheus D. Jonkman and Spc. Fernando Segura, both biomedical maintenance specialists, were named the 2019 Noncomissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year on Feb. 22, 2019, at Evans Army Community Hospital. Both competed in the four-day [...]

Updated Mountain Post Medical Home information

2/11/2019 10:00:00 AM
Jeanine Mezei

Evans Army Community Hospital is facing a challenge since the lease for Mountain Post Medical Home (MPMH) is unable to be extended. While this was unexpected, we want to assure you that you will be provided continued, quality healthcare as a valued [...]

NCO Corps welcomes 27 new leaders

12/20/2018 12:42:00 PM
Alexandra Shea

Regional Health Command-Central Command Sgt. Maj. Michael L. Gragg, Staff Sgt. Lowanda McFadden, 627th Hospital Center, Sgt. Paul, Adamo, Evans Army Community Hospital, and Evans ACH Command Sgt. Maj. Frederico Conde, use a traditional saber of the [...]

No-shows result in $2M revenue loss

12/7/2018 2:03:00 PM
Jeanine Mezei

Missing a medical appointment seems pretty harmless to most people, but the reality is no-shows cost Evans Army Community Hospital (EACH) about $2 million in revenue a year. This financial loss equates to more equipment and services EACH could [...]

Mother of four awarded Female Physician Leadership Award

12/5/2018 12:26:00 PM
Alexandra Shea

Maj. Bonnie Jordan, a physician assigned to Madigan Army Medical Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, examines her patient, Arthur Wasson, on Nov. 28. Jordan was recently awarded the Military Health System's Female Physician Leadership [...]

Despite severe weather, Evans ACH stands ready

11/21/2018 11:37:00 AM
Jeanine Mezei

Evans Army Community Hospital at Fort Carson, Colorado, remains open 24/7. Beneficiaries can call the Evans ACH hotline at (719) 524-3637 to receive hospital status updates (in-patient, out-patient and emergency services), based on current conditions [...]

Resilient-based living, Lucas Foster

11/19/2018 4:45:00 PM
Alexandra Shea

Evans Army Community Hospital hosted Lucas Foster, U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team member, Nov. 19 as he spoke about living a resilient-based lifestyle. Foster believes that balancing the four planes of life-physical, emotional, mental and spiritual, [...]

Month highlights warrior care

11/10/2018 12:37:00 PM
Jeanine Mezei

Army retired Staff Sgt. Gerardo Medrano, a para-cyclist gold medalist, speaks about his experience after sustaining injuries during deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom to Soldiers and attendees at the Warrior Care Month Kickoff Nov. 1, [...]

Evans ACH earns prestigious sustainment awards

10/30/2018 3:38:00 PM
Alexandra Shea

Evans Army Community Hospital Command Sgt. Maj. Frederico Conde, Leo R. Winburn, Evans ACH chief of environmental services, and Col. Eric S. Edwards, hospital commander, present Winburn with two Greenhealth Awards during a ceremony in Oct. The [...]

Keeping his legacy alive

10/11/2018 3:00:00 PM
Jeanine Mezei

4th Inf. Div. and Fort Carson Deputy Commanding General William L. Thigpen, Evans Army Community Hospital Commander Col. Eric S. Edwards and 4ID Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Handoe meet with Carol and Tony DiRaimondo at the DiRaimondo Family Medicine [...]

Fighting for equality

9/5/2018 11:30:00 AM
Jeanine Mezei

Certificates of appreciation were awarded to Pfc. Macy Ryan from 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Sgt. 1st Class Judith Legrand from 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), and Capt. Giovanna Camacho from Evans Army Community [...]

Evans doctor qualifies for Boston Marathon

8/13/2018 3:00:00 PM
Jeanine Mezei

Dr. Steven Swank, a clinical pharmacist at Iron Horse Family Medicine Clinic, finished the San Francisco Marathon in 2:59:18 on July 29, 2018, and qualified for the Boston Marathon next year. Swank hopes to run the marathon alongside his father, Ken [...]

Soldier readiness takes holistic approach

8/9/2018 12:10:00 PM
Alexandra Shea

Students of the first Pose Method running class evaluate mock students training to improve their running pose recently at the Army Wellness Center, Fort Carson, Colorado. The Pose Method for runner is being offered to Soldiers to become faster [...]


#MPL – Welcome to physical fitness quarter

7/6/2018 1:30:00 PM
Jeanine Mezei

Mountain Post Living is shifting its focus for the months of July, August and September to physical health and fitness. Fort Carson, Colorado Springs, and the surrounding Pikes Peak region offers many opportunities for each of us to enhance our [...]

Free school & sports physicals at Evans

6/29/2018 9:44:00 AM
Jeanine Mezei

With your child’s school year complete and summer break in full swing, it can be easy to overlook a few important details before school begins again in August. Evans Army Community Hospital has you covered with our free Annual School-Sports Physical [...]

Jim Morrison has left the building

6/26/2018 3:30:00 PM
Alexandra Shea

Col. Eric S. Edwards, commander, Evans Army Community Hospital, passes the colors to Lt. Col. Cristopher S. Besser as he assumes command of Evans ACH Troop Command during a change of command ceremony June 26. Besser and his wife April and their sons [...]

LGBT Observance first for Carson, Evans ACH

6/18/2018 4:00:00 PM
Alexandra Shea

Brig. Gen. William L. Thigpen, deputy commanding general, 4th Infantry Division, presents 1st Lt. Joseph Hargrave, an Intensive Care nurse assigned to Evans Army Community Hospital, with a certificate of appreciation during the closing of Fort [...]

Baby Expo booms on Carson

5/25/2018 2:00:00 PM
Jeanine Mezei

The Fort Carson 2018 Baby Expo at the William “Bill” Reed Special Events Center May 16, 2018, drew about 400 attendees, to include 200 families. The event featured a guest speaker, local resource agencies and representatives from Evans Army Community [...]

National Nurses Week

5/20/2018 9:30:00 AM
Jeanine Mezei

Maj. Gen. Randy A. George, commanding general, 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, assists Capt. Michelle Thompson, a registered nurse at Evans Army Community Hospital, with removing a patient’s intravenous line during his visit to the Evan’s [...]

Sleep center opens at Evans

4/27/2018 3:30:00 PM
Jeanine Mezei

Air Force Col. Leigh A. Swanson, left, 10th Medical Group commander; Army Col. Patrick M. Garman, center, Evans Army Community Hospital (EACH) commander; and Navy Cmdr. Renee Pazdan, commander, U.S. Public Health Service, cut the ribbon during the [...]

Tricare changes begin Jan. 1

12/8/2017 12:31:24 PM
Jeanine Mezei

Changes to your TRICARE benefit will begin Jan. 1, 2018, in an effort to give beneficiaries a wider range of choices and improve access to care. While TRICARE For Life enrollees are not affected by the upcoming changes, it is important to note [...]

EACH civilian deputy honored at Pentagon

11/23/2017 10:10:04 AM
Jeanine Mezei

Sheri L. Ferguson, deputy to the commander for quality and safety at Evans Army Community Hospital, receives her Distinguished Civilian Service Award Nov. 16 at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes with Col. Patrick M. Garman, EACH commander. Anthony M. [...]

Warrior Care Month kicks off at Carson

11/3/2017 12:18:32 PM
Jeanine Mezei

Major Gen. Randy A. George, commanding general, 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, addresses Soldiers and attendees during the Warrior Care Month Kick-off Luncheon at the Soldier and Family Assistance Center Nov. 1. George encouraged everyone to [...]

Retirees seize the day at Carson

10/20/2017 10:39:26 AM
Jeanine Mezei

Fort Carson hosted the annual Joint Forces Retiree Appreciation Day Oct. 14 at the Mountain Post Soldier Center to provide a range of essential services for retirees and spouses at a one-stop event. About 750 attendees visited the event to utilize [...]

Conde takes over as Evans’ CSM

6/16/2017 1:47:42 PM
Jeff Troth

Command Sgt. Maj. Federico Conde (center) accepts responsibility as the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity – Fort Carson senior enlisted advisor as he takes the unit colors from Col. Patrick Garman, MEDDAC and Evans Army Community Hospital [...]

KIDS - it’ Summertime… PARENTS - it’s get ready for BACK to SCHOOL!!

6/7/2017 4:25:07 PM
Lori Burrell

As we plan our summer adventures, let’s not forget that the new 2017-2018 School Year is just 2 months away. Yes, it’s true, for many School Districts within Colorado Springs and surrounding areas, the first week of August kicks off the new school [...]

WTB Soldiers head to Illinois for DoD Warrior Games

5/1/2017 8:41:42 AM
Jeff Troth

Sgt. First Class Richard Hastings sprints for the finish line during the Army Trials last month at Fort Bliss, Texas. He won two gold and a bronze medal on the track, a gold in the discus and a bronze in the shot-put. Hastings also won four gold [...]

Evans LPN’s life is a marathon

4/17/2017 3:55:58 PM
Jeff Troth

Spec. Samson Mutua leads the way as he takes first place at the Bataan Memorial Death March marathon at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, March 19. He crossed the finish line at 2 hours, 48 minutes and 29 seconds, the second fastest time in the [...]

Women trailblazers paved the way

4/4/2017 4:21:18 PM
Jeff Troth

Col. Irene Rosen, deputy commander for MEDDAC Fort Carson was the guest speaker at the Fort Carson observance honoring Women Warriors: Trailblazers Who Paved the Way. (Photo by Jeff Troth) U.S. Army Medical Department Activity – Fort Carson hosted [...]

Open house highlights ways to increase functionality

3/20/2017 4:22:37 PM
Jeff Troth

During the Warrior Recovery Center’s Open House for Brain Injury Awareness Month a visitor plays catch while standing on a tilting platform. (Photo by Jeff Troth) The Fort Carson Warrior Recovery Center held an Open House March 10 as part of its [...]

Evans puts Nurse First in ER

3/13/2017 10:58:05 AM
Jeff Troth

Registered Nurse Jennifer Oliver takes a patient’s vital signs at the entrance to the Evans Army Community Hospital Emergency Room. (Photo by Jeff Troth) The Evans Army Community Hospital Emergency Room has started a new initiative to shorten wait [...]

AMIOP – Program provides more extensive services

3/6/2017 1:02:27 PM
Jeff Troth

AMIOP counselors, David Stewart and Laura Wesselhoff, lead a session on kicking alcohol or drug substance abuse. (Photo by Jeff Troth) Fort Carson Soldiers now have an additional option for beating substance abuse. The Addiction Medicine Intensive [...]