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  • 72nd MDG COVID-19 clinic receives upgrades

    With the onset of coronavirus in March, the 72nd Medical Group clinic operations at Tinker Air Force Base were significantly diminished in order to protect both its patients and staff, now as much as possible, operations are returning to normal. The response to the pandemic has progressed and what initially began as a pop-up tent clinic for COVID-19 patients has now evolved into three hardened structures, providing increased capabilities.
  • New Medical Provider Trends Dashboard Available for Members

    Airmen and Space Professionals relocating on a permanent change of station with dependents are now able to access a Medical Provider Trends Dashboard that provides historical medical services information at Department of the Air Force installations.“The dashboard provides two years of historical data or a two-year history of travel recommendations
  • Air Force cancels 2020 Marathon, offers virtual option

    Numerous scenarios were explored to produce an event that was safe for all and met the high event standards. All scenarios led the marathon team to conclude the event would be unable to proceed in a manner that participants have come to expect.
  • Eglin lab begins COVID-19 testing

    DOD beneficiary testing split between Eglin and Wright Patterson AFB.
  • Public Health: The front line of preventative medicine

    The Public Health team tracks immunizations of deployers around the world, and educates the base community on healthy habits. They work hand-in-hand with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and monitor news from the World Health Organization, tracking hazards before they come through the gate. When the threat of COVID-19 became a reality earlier this year, the Public Health team was braced to fight it.
  • Special Instruments Training course instructors 3D-print medical supplies

    Instructors got the idea from Air Force Quarantine University, a public Facebook group for innovative learners to connect during the COVID-19 crisis, where they saw other organizations modeling and printing these supplies.
  • Air Force is protecting Airmen while protecting the nation

    The critical responsibilities and missions of our 685,000 Total Force active duty, Guard and Reserve Airmen do not fade even during a pandemic. Across a worldwide enterprise, our Airmen must remain healthy so they can maintain full readiness and the capability to protect our nation’s security and interests.
  • A statement from Dr. Roper on COVID-19

    A statement from Dr. Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics on COVID-19.
  • DOD officials explain new coronavirus domestic travel restrictions

    Defense officials announced restrictions on domestic travel for service members, Defense Department employees and family members in response to the new coronavirus, or COVID-19.
  • DOD issues flexible instructions on response to coronavirus

    The department issued memos responding to the need for operations to continue during the outbreak. The DoD documents build on messages from the Office of Personnel Management issued March 7.
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