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Consolidated Department of Defense Coronavirus Disease 2019 Force Health Protection Guidance   [open pdf - 490KB]

From the Executive Summary: "Consistent with Task Force and OMB [Office of Management and Budget] guidance, this Guidance includes policies and procedures that incorporate the best available data and science-based measures and activities that focus on health and safety and on workplace operations. DoD uses the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and requirements from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other relevant Federal agencies as the starting point for developing COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] policy and guidance. The Department began publishing FHP [Force Health Protection] guidance and policy to address COVID-19 in January 2020. In February 2021, the Secretary of Defense directed the review of all guidance and policy memoranda previously issued for COVID-19. The review was completed in April 2021, and subsequent updates align DoD COVID-19 policy and guidance with current Task Force, OMB, CDC, and OSHA [Occupational Safety and Health Administration] guidance as appropriate. The DoD COVID-19 Task Force is responsible for recommending updated DoD COVID19 policy. The Deputy Secretary of Defense and the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff co-chair the DoD COVID-19 Task Force which assembles as needed for meetings virtually and in person and includes representatives from senior leadership across the Department, including the Secretaries of the Military Departments (MILDEPs), Under Secretaries of Defense, and Combatant Commanders."

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2022-04-04
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