Navy Medicine Round-Up: Prevention is Critical to Readiness
As Preventive Health Month comes to a close this August, we remain committed to keeping Sailors, Marines and their families, healthy, ready and on the job through prevention. Here are a few examples of preventive health initiatives in action across the Navy Medicine enterprise:
Preventive services and immunizations are your best defense against serious illness and preventable disease. The care team at Naval Hospital Jacksonville (our hospital and branch health clinics) stands ready to provide those services.
Most people who have chlamydia don’t know it, since the disease often has no symptoms. Chlamydia is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted infection in the U.S. It’s easily cured, but can cause problems if left untreated.