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Updated COVID-19 Social Distancing Order

COVID-19 Social Distancing Order 03 Mar 21

COVID-19 Social Distancing Order 03 Mar 21

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --

It is Department of Defense and Air Force policy that military installations, property, personnel and other individuals working or residing on military installations will be protected under applicable legal authorities against communicable diseases associated with biological warfare or terrorism or other public health emergencies. Due to the continued threat of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and its potential to significantly impact force capabilities and mission readiness, and IAW a 21 Mar 20 Declaration of Public Health Emergency on Robins AFB (extended for 90 days on 6 Oct 20 and 17 Dec 20, and for 60 days on 03 Mar 21) pursuant to DODI 6200.03, Public Health Emergency Management with the Department of Defense, and AFI 10-2519, Public Health Emergencies and Incidents of Public Health Concern, the following order is in effect.

To protect Robins AFB mission capabilities as well as the health and welfare of associated civilian and service members, all individuals physically present on Robins AFB at any location other than the individual's home, will practice the Center for Disease Control (CDC) hygiene measures. 6-foot spacing and mask wear mitigations across the installation, in both indoor and outdoor spaces, and in accordance with the Department of the Air Force Guidance on Use of Masks dated 16 Feb 21 should be implemented. This limitation does not apply to individuals in the same household.

Additionally, gatherings will exceed no more than 25 percent of a facility's overall approved capacity limit. This limitation does not apply to work areas, though Commanders/Directors will establish protocols to be followed. Finally, all should adhere to strict hygiene standards. Exceptions to this limitation will be considered on a case by case basis by the Installation Commander.

This order applies to all military, civilian employees, contractors, dependents, retirees, and guests physically present on Robins AFB, to include all host wing and mission partner personnel. This order is effective 03 March, 2021 and supersedes previous orders, dated 9 Dec 20, 6 Oct 20, 28 Apr 20, 21 Aug 20, 8 Jan, and 11 Feb 21. This order remains in effect until rescinded by the Installation Commander.

Please address any questions you have regarding this order through your chain of command.

 BRIAN R. MOORE, Colonel, USAF
Installation Commander