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Immediate Release

Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 20) Revision 1 - Department of Defense Guidance for Personnel Traveling During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

Today, the department released the memorandum for Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 20) Revision 1 - Department of Defense Guidance for Personnel Traveling During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic. This memorandum applies to official and unofficial travel and provides updated pre- and post-travel guidance for purposes of force health protection (FHP) for Service members, DoD family members, DoD civilian employees, and DoD contractor personnel. 

Per the guidance, the Secretaries of the Military Departments (MILDEPs), heads of OSD Components, and Commanders of the Geographic Combatant Commands (GCCs) may implement more restrictive guidance and additional FHP measures based on mission requirements and local risk assessments, in consultation with their medical staffs and public health authorities.

The memorandum for Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 20) Revision 1 - Department of Defense Guidance for Personnel Traveling During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic can be found here.