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  • Hanscom moves to HPCON Alpha, removes indoor mask policy

    Senior leaders announced the installation transitioned to Health Protection Condition Alpha effective March 3. In accordance with Department of Defense guidance, personnel on Hanscom are no longer required to wear facial coverings while indoors on the installation with the exception of base medical

  • DAF authorizes pass for COVID booster

    “We strongly encourage all Airmen, Guardians, and DAF federal employees to receive a booster. As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, we need to do everything possible to protect ourselves, our families, and our communities—that means getting a booster,” said Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz

  • Department of the Air Force releases COVID-19 policy

    The Department of the Air Force released its policy today outlining the way forward for Total Force military members serving in the Air Force and Space Force who have requested separation or retirement prior to Nov. 2, 2021, or whose COVID-19 medical exemption or religious accommodation was denied.

  • COVID-19 booster shots available for eligible beneficiaries

    The 66th Medical Squadron is now offering single Pfizer COVID vaccine booster doses to eligible beneficiaries. At this time, only the Pfizer vaccines are available for the booster here. The Hanscom Clinic has not yet approved mixing vaccine brands, meaning a patient’s initial vaccine dose and

  • DAF COVID-19 military vaccination deadlines approaches

    Any active-component Airman or Guardian who has refused to obtain a qualifying vaccine by Nov. 2 and has not received, or, is not in the process of seeking, a medical exemption or religious accommodation will be in violation of a lawful order and subject to discipline under Article 92 of the Uniform

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or