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Tyndall AFB member tests positive for COVID-19

The 325th Fighter Wing Commander has directed Health Protection Condition Charlie in response to COVID-19. (WJHG/WECP)
The 325th Fighter Wing Commander has directed Health Protection Condition Charlie in response to COVID-19. (WJHG/WECP)(WJHG)
Published: Mar. 31, 2020 at 8:18 PM CDT
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PRESS RELEASE:

An individual assigned to Tyndall Air Force Base, tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

This individual is quarantined and receiving support and medical care in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Force Health Protection and 325th Medical Group guidelines.

Tyndall declared a public health emergency on March 26 and remains in Health Protection Condition (HPCON) level C to reflect the threat posed by COVID-19 and the risk of exposure to personnel. Recommended protection measures include: practicing social distancing, strict hygiene, no handshaking, and sanitizing common use items.

We continue work closely with the Florida Department of Health in Bay County to track the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Leadership will constantly monitor the situation and provide additional information as it becomes available.

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