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Immunizations

Location: 1st floor, north wing
Hours: Monday-Wednesday & Friday 0730-1600; Thursday 0730-1415 (the last vaccine will be administered 30 minutes prior to closing)  
Contact: 228-5559 

The Immunizations Clinic provides the full spectrum of immunization services to include vaccinations and education on all vaccine preventable diseases to all active duty and beneficiaries. 

Because of the potential risk of an adverse reaction, immunizations will not be given unless a nurse is present in the clinic, and all patients receiving an immunization must remain for a 15 minute observation period. No tuberculosis screening (PPD) tests will be administered on Thursdays. 

 

Health Promotion Department

Location: 2nd floor, south wing
Hours: Monday-Friday, 0730-1600
Contact: 228-5344 

Naval Hospital Beaufort’s award-winning Health Promotion Department helps maintain a healthy and fit force by encouraging a culture of healthy lifestyles. Health Promotion staff work hard to ensure that Sailors, civilian staff, and NHB beneficiaries have access to all the tools, classes, information, and resources they need to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

The department offers several classes on topics to help beneficiaries live healthier lives by kicking unhealthy habits and managing specific health-related conditions. Classes include tobacco cessation, weight management, healthy heart, and diabetes education.

In 2008, 2009, and 2010, NHB’s Health Promotion Department was awarded the Navy Surgeon General’s Blue H Award, Gold Star for their work.

Health Promotion Calendar

 

Fitness Center

Location: 3rd floor, west wing
Hours: Monday-Friday, 0730-1600
Phone: 228-5687

The Fitness Center features an aerobics area, equipment room, and locker room/shower facilities. There are over 31 pieces of Life Fitness and Precor exercise equipment (treadmills, elliptical trainers, and stationary bikes) for cardiovascular and strength training.

The department also offers several group fitness classes every week to include indoor cycling, dance aerobics, and more. Classes and the fitness center are open to all hospital staff as well as eligible beneficiaries including family members and retirees.