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  • MHS GENESIS MassVax system rolling out with COVID-19 vaccines

    MHS GENESIS, the Department of Defense's new electronic health record system, has recently created a large digital record of COVID-19 vaccinations administered to service members and their families.
  • Air Force Medical Service 2020 Award Winners announced

    The Air Force Surgeon General is proud to announce the recipients of the 2020 Air Force Medical Service individual and team awards.
  • 78th Medical Group programs win top honors

    Lightning struck twice for the 78th Medical Group at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. The group received the United States Air Force Surgeon General Award for Clinic of the year and USAF Best Ambulatory Clinic Patient Safety Program for 2020.
  • Department of the Air Force launches Family Vector website

    The Department of the Air Force launched a new website, giving Exceptional Family Member Program families direct access to decision-making information related to medical programs, assignments or other support resources.
  • Air Force maintains medical mission supporting Space Force

    The U.S. Space Force was established in December 2019 as a lean, mission-focused branch of military service and is supported by a medical team charged with maintaining readiness for both the Guardians who operate and protect U.S. space capabilities and the Airmen assigned to Space Force units.
  • To train medics to save lives, fuselage travels to WPAFB

    The fuselage of a Boeing 767 is being delivered from Wilmington Air Park in Wilmington, Ohio, to the 711th Human Performance Wing’s U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine around 2 p.m. on March 3.
  • COVID-19: DOD vaccinates more than 1 million beneficiaries worldwide

    The Department of Defense has administered more than one million COVID-19 vaccinations. The milestone came as the United States surpassed 500,000 deaths from COVID-19 and just over two months after the Food and Drug Administration issued the first emergency use authorization for a vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease in individuals 16 years of age and older.
  • FDA issues emergency use authorization for third COVID-19 vaccine

    Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the third vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The EUA allows the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine to be distributed in the U.S for use in individuals 18 years of age and older.
  • Proper diet, sleep, exercise, and joy key to heart health

    A healthy heart is essential, particularly to service members facing high-stress jobs throughout their careers. Lifestyle choices involving self-discipline and moderation are key to achieving a healthy heart and optimizing overall health, which result in a medically ready force.
  • Negative for Covid-19

    The Negatively Pressured CONEX and NPC-Light. A solution of transforming existing 40-foot CONEX containers into air-mobile biocontainment isolation wards.
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