COVID-19 Current Situation

LATEST INFORMATION 
All information current as of Sept. 1, 2020

Stay connected with the latest base updates for Dover Air Force Base via https://www.dover.af.mil/Coronavirus/, and on social media at www.facebook.com/doverairforcebase

Casualty and Mortuary Resources and Guidance

CASUALTY AND MORTUARY AFFAIRS PROGRAM AND TRAVEL GUIDANCE IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS
Headquarters Air Force Manpower, Personnel, and Services has released a policy memorandum to implement interim changes to current Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Program operations effective immediately in response to the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) national emergency. Department of the Air Force issues this document pending Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) guidance currently being prepared. Upon release of OSD’s guidance, Air Force will modify this memorandum accordingly.

This guidance relates to Emergency Family Member Travel for Very Seriously Injured and Ill Airmen, Escorting Remains, Dignified Transfer operations, Casualty Notifications, Past Conflicts, Installation and Unit Memorials and Military Funeral Honors. To view the memo click here. 

COVID-19 AND FUNERAL GUIDANCE FROM THE CDC
For the CDC's most up-to-date guidance and recommendations and answers to frequently asked questions, please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html#funerals

 

Resources

‚ÄčCDC RESOURCES
PPE Sequence
COVID-19 Guidance
COVID-19 Handout - What You Need To Know

GOVERNMENT RESOURCES
Coronavirus Disease 2019
What is the Government Doing?

TRICARE
TRICARE website
Coronavirus Guidance

DOVER AFB
Dover AFB Website
Dover AFB Facebook
436th Medical Group
Force Health Protection Guidance

PREVENTION

  • Wash your hands and use hand sanitizer
  • Don't touch your face
  • Cover your cough with a tissue or your elbow
  • Stay home if you are sick

SYMPTOMS

  • Fever >100.4F
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
    If you experience these symptoms, DO NOT COME TO THE CLINIC. Call the Nurse Advice Line immediately at (800) 874-2273.