DVIDS – News – Factsheet: Support for the North U.S. Army COVID-19 vaccination site since February 2021

0

US Army North, the Land Component Command of US Northern Command’s Joint Force, oversees the Department of Defense COVID-19 response operation in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Health and Social Services since March 2020. This fact sheet reflects assistance to state-run and federally-supported community immunization centers since February 2021. Approximately 1,710 medical staff and military support are currently or soon will work in four states and one territory as part of the federal vaccine response to the pandemic.

Support from the DoD Community Vaccination Center

As part of the new COVID-19 support efforts, and from new active duty personnel recently announced by the DoD to support the new effort.

 California
o In California, approximately 220 military personnel who arrived on February 11 will support a team in a city.
 A 222-person US Army Type 1 team will support the Community Vaccination Center at California State University Los Angeles in Los Angeles.

 New York
o In New York, approximately 280 military personnel, who arrived on February 19, will support two teams in two cities.
 A Type 2 team of 139 US Navy personnel will support the CVC at York College in Jamaica.
 A US Air Force Type 2 team of 139 people will support the CVC at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn.

 Texas
o In Texas, approximately 500 military personnel, who arrived on February 19, will support three teams in three cities.
 A 222-person US Air Force Type 1 team will support the CVC at the NRG Center in Houston.
 A 139-person US Army Type 2 team will support the CVC at Fair Park Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas.
 A Type 2 team of 139 from the US Marine Corps will support the CVC at AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park in Arlington.

Support from the DoD Community Vaccination Center

As part of ongoing COVID-19 support efforts, and from active duty personnel previously identified to support the ongoing effort.

 New-Jersey
o In New Jersey, approximately 100 military personnel will support four teams in more than six cities.
 A Type 5 team of 25 from the US Army and US Navy, arriving on February 11, will support the CVC at the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset and, later, at a TBD site in Paterson.
 A Type 5 team of 25 from the US Army and US Navy, arriving on February 19, will support the CVC at Trenton Central High School in Trenton and, later, the CVC at Iglesia Pentecostal Church in Vineland.
 A Type 5 team of 25 from the US Army and US Navy, arriving on February 19, will support the CVC at the Thomas G. Dunn Sports Center in Elizabeth and, later, at a CVC site that will be
determined in Camden.
 A Type 5 team of approximately 25 people will support two HVAC sites at two locations TBD, arriving on a date TBD.

 US Virgin Islands
o In the US Virgin Islands, approximately 50 military personnel will support two teams on two islands, arriving on a date to be determined.
 A type 4 team of 25 people will support a CVC on the campus of the University of the Virgin Islands in St. Thomas.
 A type 4 team of 25 people will support a CVC on the campus of the University of the Virgin Islands in Sainte-Croix.

For more information on CVCs, please refer to the FEMA Community Vaccination Centers Playbook at: https://www.fema.gov/sites/default/files/documents/fema_community-vaccination -centers_playbook.pdf.

For more information, contact the ARNORTH and JFLCC Public Affairs Office at 210-428-9835 or [email protected]; for photos and / or videos visit: https://www.dvidshub.net/unit/FedVaxResp.

Date taken: 02/16/2021
Date posted: 02/16/2021 7:42 PM
Story ID: 389137
Site: SAN ANTONIO, Texas, United States

Web Views: 482
Downloads: 0

PUBLIC DOMAIN


Source link

Share.

Comments are closed.