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  • More options to get COVID-19 vaccine

    Are you and your family looking to get a COVID-19 vaccine near you? If so, you’ll soon have more options for where you can go to get it. As part of the ongoing response to COVID-19, the federal government has launched the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccination. This new program is a collaboration between the federal government, states, territories, and 21 national pharmacies and independent pharmacy networks to increase access to the COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.
  • ARNORTH oversees military COVID-19 vaccination support to FEMA in four states, one territory

    U.S. Army North, U.S. Northern Command's Joint Force Land Component Command, has overseen the Department of Defense's COVID-19 response operation in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Health and Human Services since March 2020.
  • USU cohort study investigates COVID-19 impacts on DOD personnel

    The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences’ Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program is leading a multi-year study to identify risk factors for COVID-19 in the military population, understand the symptoms and disease course, and investigate clinical outcomes.
  • Air Force Wounded Warrior program serves injured and ill Airmen

    No other time than during the current pandemic has the Air Force’s mental health, family advocacy, and other support programs been so important. One program - the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program - has been essential in providing wounded, ill, and injured Airmen a place to turn for assistance.
  • Two federally-supported vaccination sites open in California, more to follow

    Leaders from U.S. Northern Command and the Federal Emergency Management Agency held a virtual press conference to discuss COVID-19 relief efforts.
  • COVID-19 vaccine does not affect fertility, immunization experts say

    You're pregnant, or you’re breastfeeding. Should you get a COVID-19 vaccine? That’s a question on the minds of many military frontline health care workers today. The short answer is that it’s an individual’s choice, and military health experts say the vaccine is well worth considering.
  • AFDW, medical leaders champion vaccine rollout program

    The Air Force District of Washington is prepared to rapidly expand distribution capabilities as vaccine supply increases to support partner organizations, tenant units, and geographically-separated service members within the National Capital Region.
  • Threat of ‘imminent death’ changed Wright-Patt Purple Heart recipient

    Senior Master Sgt. Bruce Haskin had some serious advice to bestow on friends and family after receiving the Purple Heart. “The threat of imminent death was the way many of us felt in Bagram that day. It brings a new perspective and new prioritization in life,” he said at a presentation ceremony Feb. 4.
  • Air Force medics deliver diverse deployed care

    Deployed medicine is often understood in the context of severe injuries on the battlefield, however trauma care is only one aspect of the Air Force’s deployed requirement and capability. Every deployed medic is equally important to readiness and combatant commanders’ mission success.
  • Department of the Air Force leaders focus on resiliency

    Senior leaders are focused on building and growing resilience by establishing a task force called Operation Arc Care. This task force is currently reviewing resilience programs and overarching strategy using a phased approach which began in November.
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