MOODY AFB ACTIVE DUTY MEMBER TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19
23d Wing Public Affairs
/ Published March 15, 2020
MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --
An active duty U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, is currently undergoing evaluation and treatment following a presumptive positive coronavirus (COVID-19) test.
Moody declared a public health emergency on March 12 and remains in Health Protection Condition (HPCON) level B to reflect the moderate disease threat posed by COVID-19 and the risk of exposure to personnel. Recommended protection measures include: practicing social distancing, strict hygiene, no handshaking, and sanitize common use items.
Team Moody partners with the Georgia Department of Public Health to track the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Moody continues to work closely with our state, regional, and local health officials to ensure our detection and response efforts are coordinated. Moody AFB leadership will constantly monitor the situation and provide additional information as it becomes available.
Active Duty Service Members experiencing a fever with a cough OR shortness of breath should report to drive-through screening at the 23 Medical Group employee parking lot Monday - Friday from 8 - 9 a.m. Please enter through Davidson Road gate.
TRICARE Beneficiaries who are feeling ill should contact the TRICARE Nurse Advice Line (1-800-874-2273) for further direction.
Non TRICARE Beneficiaries who are feeling ill should contact their primary care physician for further direction.
Any symptomatic concerns or COVID-19 questions, please utilize the Nurse Advice Line via 1-800-TRICARE or https://MHSNurseAdviceLine.com
For the latest Moody specific COVID-19 information, please visit the following links:
For the latest information on COVID-19, including protective measures, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Department of Defense Coronavirus websites at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus and https://www.defense.gov/Explore/Spotlight/Coronavirus/.