This page was last updated October 1, 2021.

‚ÄčHPCON Charlie

with a Public Health Emergency in effect as of September 1, 2021

Current HPCON B Status

Effective September 1, 2021, 2 p.m. EDT, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has transitioned into Health Protection Condition Level Charlie. This means that units authorized to bring up to 25% of the force back into the office. As of August 27, 2021, there is a Public Health Emergency in effect for WPAFB.

UPDATED Department of Air Force Vaccine Guidance 

 Vaccination DAF Policy and Fact Sheet here

Masks are required on Wright-Patterson AFB in ALL buildings and facilities. 

For Wright-Patterson AFB Gathering Exception to Policy Waiver Form, click here

New DOD guidance directs all personnel—service members, federal employees, onsite contractor employees and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a mask while indoors on installations or other DOD leased and controlled facilities.

COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATE a/o October 1, 2021:

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is still available at the Wright-Patterson Medical Center. All appointments will take place in the Allergy & Immunizations Clinic located on the first floor of the hospital.  Appointments are recommended and can be scheduled by visiting https://informatics-stage.health.mil/WPAFBCOVIDApp/ or by calling 937-257-SHOT (7468).  Availability for walk-ins are not guaranteed.  Those currently eligible to receive vaccinations from the WPMC include all TRICARE eligible beneficiaries ages 12 and up, WPAFB active-duty members, and Department of Defense civilians and contractors. You can also schedule by scanning the following QR code: 

For information on the COVID-19 virus and why it is important to get the vaccine, visit https://www.cdc.gov/

Vaccine Booster Information 

Wright-Patterson Medical Center is administering the single Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster shot to eligible beneficiaries who completed the two-dose Pfizer vaccine series. Click to learn more



Current DOD Mask Policy (click link)

     Eating with Others     Safe Socializing

Know Your Impact


Click for Current Governor of Ohio and Ohio Department of Health COVID-19 Guidelines and Orders


Coronavirus Town Hall meeting


Col. Patrick Miller, the 88th Air Base Wing Commander, along with medical staff from the base hospital and other experts from around the base hold a live Town Halls each month to answer questions and provide updates on the Coronavirus and the COVID-19 Vaccine.  You can watch and ask questions at www.facebook.com/wpafb.

If you have questions, please email them to 88abw.pa@us.af.mil.  We are continually updating our FAQ page with the most current information.

FAQs from the Town Halls are available online. Click here to go to that page.      

List of Coronavirus phone numbers by county

HPCON levels and information about each one




Click here for COVID-19 travel advisories           
Click here to go to myPers Q&A          
Click here for CDC symptom updates          



  Current HPCON Charlie graphic  

As of September 1, 2021

  Locations with Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Link to US government coronavirus web site
Link to CDC coronavirus web site
Link to DOD coronavirus web site
Link to USAF coronavirus web site
Link to a graphic showing current operational status of base facilities
Link to COVID-19 videos

Military Family Life counseling graphic with contact phone numbers


Graphic about FDA warning of Coronavirus scams
BEWARE OF SCAMMERS trying to take advantage of the Coronavirus pandemic. The FDA has published a list of fraudulent products as well as a notice that it has NOT approved COVID-19 home test kits.


Prevention Measures


- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Cover your cough with tissue, then throw away tissue
- Avoid touching eyes, nose, mouth
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
- Stay home when you are sick, except for medical care
- Wash your hands with soap & water for 20 seconds

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