Tag: COVID-19

June 23, 2020

Armory Maintains the Mission during COVID-19

The 316th Security Support Squadron armory ensures the defenders are armed and ready to support the mission.

April 30, 2020

JBA’s Child and Youth program vs COVID-19 during Month of the Military Child

April is the Month of the Military Child, a time when the Department of Defense, the Department of Defense Education Activity, and the military community honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, especially the experiences of children.

April 24, 2020

Finding Essential Supplies in Unconventional Places

DELIVER DEFENDER EXCELLENCE | The 11th Security Support Squadron continues to provide mission support thanks to assistance from a local business.

April 24, 2020

Maintaining the Mission during COVID-19: Lodging

SUPPORT | The 11th Force Support Squadron Lodging continues to support mission readiness by providing lodging to mission essential personnel.

April 13, 2020

Do-it-yourself no-sew mask

A quick and easy way to make a mask that requires no sewing.

April 10, 2020

JBA sparks innovation for COVID-19 facemasks

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, personnel at JBA are coming up with ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while continuing to carry out the many missions on base. Social distancing is a challenge for personnel in the medical, emergency response and aviation fields, as they balance performing their mission-essential duties and maintaining the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommended six feet of distance. The use of facemasks solves this problem but presents another challenge in terms of supply.

April 6, 2020

Maintaining mental fitness during COVID-19

The novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has become a global pandemic, physically affecting more than a million people with symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As more and more states implement guidance to keep everyone at a distance, the 11th Medical Group Mental Health Clinic urges people to be mindful of the effects it can have on mental health and offers guidance on how to remain mentally fit.

March 30, 2020

JBA mission continues while supporting statewide stay-at-home order

Joint Base Andrews’ response to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) remains in compliance with federal regulations and supports Maryland and Virginia governors’ statewide stay-at-home orders that will take effect today. “Since declaring a public health emergency and shifting to Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie, we have made significant adjustments to the way we do business,” said Col. Andrew Purath, 11th Wing and JBA commander. “All of the installation measures we have in place support the new executive orders that limit movement to essential trips.”

March 27, 2020

COVID-19: JBA's Outdoor Pharmacy Procedure

This video covers how Joint Base Andrews is dealing with getting medication to their patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 26, 2020

DISA renews antivirus software license agreement helping teleworkers keep machines safe at home

The DOD Antivirus Software License Agreement with McAfee allows active Department of Defense employees to utilize the antivirus software for home use.