News brief banner 2019

Santa’s Workshop taking applications

Santa’s Workshop is now accepting applications for the 2020 Christmas season. The non-profit organization provides toys to military families to alleviate the financial stress of the holidays. More than 2,000 Fort Hood children were helped in 2019.

Visit https://www.forthoodsantasworkshop.com for an application. Applications are due Oct. 23 and shop days will begin Nov. 30

CRDAMC Drive-Thru hours

The Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center’s Respiratory Drive-Thru screening zone, located near the CRDAMC Emergency Department, has changed its hours of operation.

The RDT is now operating from 8 a.m.–1 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon–4 p.m. Sunday. It will be closed on Saturdays.

TRICARE Prime enrollees with urgent, emergent care needs, or COVID-19 symptoms should seek assistance at the CRDAMC Emergency Department.

Beneficiaries may schedule and cancel appointments and view COVID-19 and Influenza test results using TRICARE Online at www.tricareonline.com.

Register now for upcoming election

Due to COVID-19, there will be a larger number of eligible voters using absentee ballots for the Nov. 3 election.

It is important voters allow sufficient time for ballots to be mailed and received by election officials.

Each state has their own requirements and deadlines. More information can be found at: https://www.fvap.gov.