On Jan. 30, 2020, the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency of international concern for the 2019 novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. On Jan. 31, 2020, the secretary of Health and Human Services declared a public health emergency in the United States and announced new measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The current epidemic, which originated in mainland China, has demonstrated the capacity of COVID-19 to spread globally. While supporting other government agencies’ response to the COVID-19 threat, the Department of the Air Force is responding appropriately to protect the health of the force and maintain operational readiness.
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The Patient Entrance (north side of the building) will continue to be a single point-of-entry into the facility from the parking lot will be accessible via McFarlane Road (see the below map for reference). Upon entering the building, beneficiaries will be asked COVID screening questions. Members who have symptoms of COVID will not be allowed to enter the building, but they will be asked to call our Respiratory Clinic for additional screening where a medical authority will determine if they need an appointment for testing.
Members who have an appointment in the Respiratory Clinic WILL NOT enter the building through the Patient Entrance on the north side of the building. Signage will direct patients to the Respiratory Clinic parking on the south side of the building. Signs located at the parking stalls will provide further instructions.
As a reminder, we are no longer doing walk-in COVID testing. ALL beneficiaries require an appointment for testing, which can be obtained by calling 509-247-2361. Appointment availability varies, but we are currently able to see nearly all patients within 24-36 hours.
Center for Disease Control
U.S. Government Resources
Air Force COVID-19 info
Spokane Regional Health District
Call the Washington State Department of Health at 1-800-525-0127, press #.
Get the latest information from the CDC:
Sponsors requesting access for non-DoD ID cardholders must request an exception to policy from the installation commander through their chain of command.
Sponsors can use this: ETP Template Form
Will Saultes: firstname.lastname@example.org Tele-conference appointments only, appointments can include; fitness, fatigue mitigation and information regarding tobacco cessation options.
Mrs. Kresser: Alyson.email@example.com available for Adobe connect nutrition appointments. She is also available to offer services through email. Please contact her via e-mail for appointments or inquires
Other great DOD resources include:
Do you need resources to assist you with your physical fitness (aerobic, strength, and flexibility)?
Are you injured and need assistance to get back in the fight?
Do you need assistance with your nutrition?
Do you need assistance with stress or fatigue?
Tobacco Cessation Resources (to include 24/7 text couseling):
Are your dietary supplements or energy drinks safe?