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Robins Air Force Base announces death of a contractor from COVID-19

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --

A contractor affiliated with Robins AFB passed away from suspected medical complications related to COVID-19 April 3, 2020.

The individual was under prior treatment for medical and respiratory complications and was later identified as also being COVID-19 positive.

“We are saddened by the loss of an Air Force Life Cycle Management Center contract team mate,” said Col. Brian Moore, Robins Installation commander. “This is a difficult time for all as this virus increasingly affects the base and community.” 

The individual had been teleworking and was last in the office in mid-March.

“We are taking all measures to flatten the curve on the virus, and it is imperative to follow all of the precautions set forth by the CDC – social distancing, use of a face cloths, proper hygiene and seeking medical help if symptoms are detected.”

Precautionary measures to increase health and safety, in accordance with CDC guidelines, are being used across Robins AFB to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.  Maximized telework is highly encouraged, along with several other installation-wide health protection condition measures.

Support is available if individuals need assistance -- Individuals can contact the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 478-225-9811 or the Base Chaplain during duty hours at 478-926-2821 or 78abw.hcworkflow@us.af.mil

If the Base Chaplain is needed after duty hours, please call 478-327-2616 and ask for the Duty Chaplain. 

Airmen can also contact Military OneSource support professionals 24 hours, 7 days at https://www.militaryonesource.mil.

The Air Force Employee Assistance Program is available to civilians and their family members at http://www.afpc.af.mil/EAP.