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  • Nutrition quality key to maximizing immunity

    Proper nutrition is vital to health and wellness, but during the COVID-19 pandemic it is even more important Airmen work to support their immune system through a quality diet.
  • Embedded mental health essential during pandemic (Part 1)

    Embedded Air Force mental health professionals play a critical role in keeping Airmen mission ready, and during the COVID-19 pandemic they are even more important to maintaining readiness.
  • Air Force bioenvironmental engineers expand mission in aerovac, workspaces

    Bioenvironmental engineers across the Air Force are working to keep the workplace safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • DAFB postured to serve as key hub in COVID-19 fight

    In the ongoing fight against COVID-19, two Transport Isolation Systems, along with trained medical Airmen, arrived at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, April 30, 2020.
  • Air Force embedded medics keep Airmen fit during pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we all live our lives and do our jobs. Even with those changes, essential Air Force missions continue, and embedded physical therapists are working as hard as ever to keep Airmen fit to fight. Embedded medics are finding creative ways to accomplish their mission while still following Department of Defense and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.
  • Nurse and tech week: Heroes among us

    Air Force nurses and medical technicians are answering our nation’s call, and now more than ever, during this pandemic, we know they are heroes one and all.
  • AFRL adapts PJ tactics for COVID-19 monitoring

    The Air Force Research Laboratory is leveraging tactics from the Air Force pararescue community, employing a new tool that can monitor multiple patients’ vital signs, helping to alleviate the lean doctor-to-patient ratio that many medical facilities are facing amidst COVID-19.
  • Airman Spotlight: An Air Force physician’s experience amidst COVID-19, squadron reorganization & working on the flight line

    To say these are unprecedented times is an understatement. Air Force Medicine was already in the midst of several organizational reforms when COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. All medics across the force quickly pivoted to what is now called the “new abnormal.” To keep the Air Force a ready fighting force, providers like Capt. Michael Ferraro, a family physician at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, are contributing in unique ways. Ferraro spoke with Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs and shared his perspective on current events and reforms revolutionizing the Air Force Medical Service.
  • Remotely piloted aircraft crews maintain mission readiness during COVID-19

    COVID-19 cannot stop the dedicated Airmen who fly remotely piloted aircraft in support of global operations. COVID-19 has now increased health awareness for everyone, and RPA pilots are no exception.
  • Airmen urged to maintain healthy dental habits during COVID-19 pandemic

    In March, the U.S. Air Force began deferring routine and non-urgent dental care to slow the spread of COVID-19. In alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Dental Association and Department of Defense policies, most dental care has been deferred, with the exception of emergencies, cases considered medically necessary, and care for deploying and deployed personnel.
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