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Preventive Health Assessment

Effective January 1, 2004, all Active Duty are required to have an annual Preventive Health Assessment (PHA).  The PHA is the consolidation of several medical programs.
  • Annual physical readiness test (PRT) risk evaluation and the evaluation of your safety to participate in the PRT.  These are items that were identified when the member completed the PARFQ prior to each PRT cycle.
  • Routine annual health requirements (HIV test, medical record review).
  • Counseling on health maintenance.
The PHA includes the following preventive health assessment components:
  • Blood pressure measurement
  • Height and weight measurement
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Lipid screening
  • Cardiovascular risk screening
  • Medical readiness for mobilization
  • Immunization status
  • Occupational risk and surveillance
  • Female-specific health screening
  • Male-specific health screening
  • Counseling requirements
  • Health promotion / clinical preventive services counseling
  • Family planning, contraception and STD prevention counseling
The PHA should be completed during your birth month, call (850) 636-9405 to make a PHA appointment.
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