Tag: COVID-19
  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry, this resulted in a 25% decrease in their labor pool, resulting in (decreased) personal property movement capacity necessary to support private sector and government demand.”
  • Fairchild MDG Airmen support FEMA vaccine center in COVID-19 mitigation effort

    ST. PAUL, Minn.-- Approximately 1.5 million people worldwide have tested positive for COVID-19, making vaccination efforts more crucial than ever. A team of approximately 140 Airmen from 24 bases spread throughout the U.S., including Fairchild Air Force Base, have come together in St. Paul to help support the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in an effort to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19. Airmen from the 92nd Medical Group began their support in April at the St. Paul Vaccination Center (CVC), where around 3,000 vaccinations are distributed daily.
  • COVID-19 vaccine arrives to Fairchild

    Team Fairchild’s 92nd Medical Group received its first batch of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine Jan. 15, to be distributed to Airmen. Beginning Jan.15, the 92nd MDG will administer the vaccine in accordance with the Department of Defense’s phased approach, which prioritizes first responders, health care workers, public safety personnel and select deploying individuals.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall Q&A

    Listed are the Q&As from the latest Team Fairchild townhall regarding the arrival of the COVID-19 Vaccine.
  • Fairchild AFB increases Health Protection Condition from Bravo to Charlie

    Fairchild Air Force Base has increased its Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Level from Bravo to Charlie consistent with Governor Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order issued for Washington State on March 23.
  • Fairchild AFB announces COVID-19 case, declares public health emergency

    Fairchild Air Force Base is currently monitoring one positive case of COVID-19 for an active-duty Airman. Samples from the individual were sent to a DoD laboratory where the test was confirmed positive.