UPDATE: Beginning at 8 p.m., March 27, Goodfellow AFB will initiate Tier 2 base access further increasing limitations for installation access. The base has been in Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie since March 26.
Under Tier 2 the following guidelines will be implemented:
- The North Gate will be closed until further notice, effective March 27 at 8:00 p.m.
- Only mission essential personnel, who are integral to mission continuation, and on-base residents and their dependents will be granted access to the installation through the south gate.
- Visitor passes will only be granted for official business and require group commander approval.
- All Veterans Identification Card (VIC) holders and military retirees are temporarily restricted from base access unless for official business.
- All mission essential contractor personnel must enter through the commercial vehicle inspection area.
“We understand moving to Tier 2 for the base changes how we operate. These important measures are being taken to ensure we are safeguarding the health and safety of our Airmen, their families and the community from the continuing spread of COVID-19. We appreciate your flexibility during this time and understand these decisions affect you directly. The health and safety of our Airmen, their families and community are at the forefront of every decision we are making,” said Colonel Andres Nazario, 17th Training Wing commander.
In this rapidly changing environment, information will be provided with transparency and as quickly as possible.
There are currently zero positive cases of COVID-19 on Goodfellow Air Force Base and two confirmed positive cases in San Angelo. We continue to urge everyone to use proper hygiene practices to limit the spread of the disease.
For the most current and up to date information on COVID-19 visit https://www.goodfellow.af.mil/Covid-19-Information/.
SAN ANGELO, Texas – Goodfellow Air Force Base has continued to update the public via their official web page on the current COVID-19 standings on base.
As of right now, there are currently no confirmed cases of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The air force base will continue to practice the recommended safety measures stated by the Centers for Disease Control.
Effective immediately, the local leave and pass area is defined as the 50 mile radius surrounding the base. This will continue until further notice and this policy will be continually evaluated.
For all information regarding how Goodfellow Air Force Base is handling the COVID-19 situation, please visit their official web page.
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