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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.
Click below to view the LA County Public Health Order.
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?
Secretary Esper issued guidance to the workforce on April 5 on the use of cloth face coverings. Effective immediately, all individuals on DoD property, installations, and facilities will wear cloth face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of social distance in public areas or work centers. This guidance applies to all service members, DOD civilians, contractors, families (apart from residences on installations) and all other individuals on DOD property. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain, especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.
For the guidance, visit https://media.defense.gov/2020/Apr/05/2002275059/-1/-1/1/DOD-GUIDANCE-ON-THE-USE-OF-CLOTH-FACE-COVERINGS.PDF. also check out the Face mask Fact Sheet.
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:
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:
For updates on the coronavirus, please visit:
Information for DoD Civilian Personnel:
Additional Information for TRICARE Beneficiaries:
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.
DoD Spotlight on Coronavirus
Centers for Disease Control
DoD Stop Movement Memo
Air Force Information
DOD Travel Restrictions FAQ
State Department Travel Advisories
CDC Traveler Information
Fitness testing has been suspended USAF-wide until 01 June 2020 unless further guidance is published.
Go to Fitness Assessment Guidance for more information.