As of March 28, at 10 a.m., Edwards AFB and Plant 42 are in HPCON C and restricted to mission-essential personnel only.
Effective March 28, retiree, reservist and veteran base access limited to Wednesdays per TW/CC memo.
Starting March 30, South Gate will be open for limited operations Monday thru Friday.
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Helpful information from the CDC

The link below is provided by the CDC merely as a guide. If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.

 

LA County Public Health Order

Click below to view the LA County Public Health Order.

 

Local Information

The 412th MDG places the highest priority on the safety of our patients, staff, and providers, while maintaining high quality clinical care at all our facilities. In an effort to protect everyone, we ask that you work with us to minimize the risk of infection and spreading of germs.

If you develop flu-like symptoms with fever and cough or shortness of breath and may have had contact with a person who has COVID-19, or had recent travel to countries considered high-risk, contact your health care provider before seeking medical care to prevent possible transmission in the health care setting.

If you are normally seen at the Edwards AFB clinic, please first call the 412th MDG appointment line at 661-277-7118 prior or the TRICARE nurse advice line at 1-800-874-2273.

Should I keep my appointment with my provider?

Yes. Please keep existing appointments, unless you are feeling unwell. If you are experiencing a fever, cough, or shortness of breath, please contact our office the medical appointment line is 661-277-7118 to reschedule your appointment. All of our clinics, remain open to serve the needs of the community.

Should I wear a facemask?

There is no need to wear a facemask unless you have symptoms of an airborne infectious disease or are in prolonged close contact (about three feet) with a contagious person. Outside of these circumstances, the CDC does not recommend use of a facemask by members of the general public.

What is the current level of risk for COVID-19?

The CDC says the immediate health risk to the general public in the U.S. is low, even as additional cases are expected. For most people, the novel coronavirus produces a mild illness, and many of those infected don’t even know they have it. As with influenza, in some cases it can lead to serious illness such as pneumonia and death. It appears that the elderly and those with underlying medical conditions are most susceptible.

What is the MDG doing to protect patients?

All exam rooms, tables, etc. are disinfected between patients.

All commonly used surfaces are disinfected multiple times per day.

Rigorous hand hygiene protocol is enforced for all providers and staff.

We are screening all patients for symptoms and travel history.

For those patients with symptoms or travel exposure risk, we will adhere to the CDC and Public health protocols designed to prevent transmission.

What are the symptoms?

The most common symptoms of the novel coronavirus are:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath and breathing difficulties

Please contact our office the medical appointment line is 661-277-7118 if you experience these symptoms and Public health authorities will determine if you should be tested.

What can I do to protect myself and others?

Public health officials recommend the following steps to prevent the spread of all respiratory viruses, including influenza and COVID-19:

  • Avoid close contact people who are sick
  • Stay home if you are sick and do not travel or report to work
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and common use items
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available

For updates on the coronavirus, please visit:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

 https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public

http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus/

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Immunization/ncov2019.aspx

Information for DoD Civilian Personnel:

https://www.dcpas.osd.mil/OD/EmergencyPreparedness

 

Additional Information for TRICARE Beneficiaries:

 

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Telework Toolkit

      

Overview

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is a rapidly changing situation. 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.

The 412th Test Wing leadership is engaged on a daily basis with Air Force Materiel Command leadership, Headquarters Air Force and members of the health care community for the most current status of the virus and what precautions are required to ensure the health and readiness of our Airmen, Civilian Airmen and families.

For overall information on the Air Force response and to view a comprehensive list of resources, visit the Air Force COVID-19 feature page. For specific information pertaining to local installations, please visit your base website and follow along on social media.