We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as we receive them. Below are preventative measures you can take along with the signs and symptoms of COVID‐19. If you have a general Public Health related question, you can now email it to 19awPublicHealth@gmail.com. This will help keep the appointment from getting backlogged.
Effective immediately, per the Secretary of Defense’s direction, and to the greatest extent possible, all individuals on Little Rock AFB will wear protective face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of physical distance, in public areas, Commissary, Base Exchange, or work centers. This requirement does not apply in a Service member's or Service family member's personal residence on a military installation. This directive applies to the following individuals:
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If you develop flu-like symptoms with fever and cough or shortness of breath and may have had contact with a person who has COVID-19 or had recent travel to countries considered high-risk, contact your health care provider before seeking medical care to prevent possible transmission in the health care setting.
If you are normally seen at 19th Medical Group, please first call the TRICARE nurse advice line at 1-800-874-2273.
Effectively immediately. You must have an official authorized ID to enter the commissary. We are no longer utilizing the trusted agent authorization. As an exception, we are allowing (1) visitor for the purpose of assisting an authorized disabled shopper. We understand that not all disabilities are visually physical and so we are going by the Honor System.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call 501-987-6990 x 3004. Thank you.
DCA (Commissary): Operating Hours - Effective March 23, the first hour of services the Commissary (Tuesday - Friday 09:00-10:00) will be reserved for patrons 60 years and older, disabled veterans, and other patrons with medical conditions that severely compromise their immune system, to include pregnant women. We are implementing select hours in an effort provide an environment that protects our most at-risk personnel from COVID-19. The remaining hours will be for the Team Little Rock (TLR) general population. We now have directional isles inside the store, one-way only.
Monday - Closed for normal restocking.
Tuesday - Friday
Saturday 0900-1900 TLR general population
Sunday 1000-1800 TLR general population
In recognition of the challenges associated with mitigating the spread of Covid-19 and maintaining social distancing, Little Rock AFB is deploying a volunteer-based Agent Shopping Program at the commissary to assist authorized patrons, beginning Wednesday, 22 April 2020. This service will be available: Wednesday – Friday (0700-1100).
This courtesy program will give priority consideration during the COVID-19 pandemic to the following:
Additional instructions regarding this program:
The implementation of this program has NO CHANGE to current in-store accessibility.
The first-hour (0900-1000) Tuesday – Friday will remain reserved for in-store shopping for member’s ages 60+, pregnant and/or with compromised immune systems.
If you wish to be volunteer for the Agent Shopping Service to help fellow service members, their families and veterans during these challenging times, contact Lt. Daniel Logan at (501) 987-4534.
Read more about it here: Agent Shopping Service: LRAFB Commissary offers other venues amid outbreak
WE WILL NOT BE OPEN FOR EARLY BIRD SHOPPING
BX - The first hour of services at AAFES Main Exchange (Monday - Friday 1000 - 1100) will be reserved for patrons 60 years and older, disabled veterans, and other patrons with medical conditions that severely compromise their immune system, to include pregnant women. We are implementing select hours in an effort to provide an environment that protects our most at-risk personnel from COVID-19. The remaining hours will be for the Team Little Rock (TLR) general population. Curbside pickup via online ordering is now an option.
BX Main Store: Temporary hours effective 18 April 2020
Monday - Friday 1000-1100 Customers 60 and up
Monday - Saturday 1000-1800
THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS HAVE ALTERED HOURS
Alterations: Temporary hours effective 17 April
Barber Shop: Appointment Only effective 19 July
Card Payments Only-Cash Tips
Burger King: Drive through only
Monday - Friday 0700-1700
Charley’s: Hours of operation
Class Six Express: Temporary hours effective 4 April 2020
Monday - Friday 0600-2200
Cleaners: Effective 15 May Permanently CLOSED
Food Court: Limited Services
H&R Block: Closed for season as of 17 April 20
Hunts Brothers Pizza:
Monday - Friday 0600-2200
Lakeside Express: Temporary hours effective 7 July 2020
Monday - Friday 0630-1800
Military Clothing: Temporary hours effective 17 April
Wednesday - Thursday 0900-1700
Precision Auto Tune: Temporary hours effective 11 April 2020
Monday – Friday: 0800 –1600
Saturday - 0800–1200
Starbucks: Temporary hours effective 8 August 2020
Monday - Friday 0630-1700
Subway Hours of operation
Taco Bell: Hours of operation
US Patriot Temporary hours effective 4 May 2020
Mon- Sat 09:00-17:00
Monday - Friday 0900-1700
Saturday - 0900-1600
Wireless Kiosk: Effective 11 May 2020
Monday - Friday 1000-1700
*In support of the Arkansas Governor’s direction to close all barbershops and hair salons statewide, and in response to potential public health risks and social distancing guidelines, the 19th Airlift Wing and installation commander has temporarily relaxed male and female hair length grooming standards contained in AFI 36-293, Dress and Personal Appearance of Air Force Personnel, through May 1, 2020 for Little Rock AFB personnel. This relaxation only applies to the length and bulk standards to accommodate for limited access and risks associated with visiting hair salons, barber shops, or other facilities at this time. All other standards related to sideburns, facial hair, and hairstyles remain in effect.
Shoppers can contact the Little Rock AFB Exchange at 501-988-1180 for more information or visit the Little Rock AFB Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LittleRockExchange/.
19th Medical Group - Open with normal operating hours.
The 19th Medical Group (MDG) (Facebook Page) - Little Rock AFB activated a single point of entry and exit. All patients will continue to enter through the Pharmacy entrance, where they will be pre-screened to mitigate risk of potential spread of germs. Please follow all instructions from the screening team.
Only TRICARE Prime Beneficiaries enrolled to a 19th Medical Group Primary Care Manager and members on Active Duty Status are eligible for Treatment at the 19th Medical Group. All ancillary services to include: Pharmacy, Lab, Immunizations, and Radiology will still be available based on beneficiary eligibility and with the guidelines outlined for each individual department. We thank you for your continued patience as we continue to take stapes to mitigate the potential spread of germs.
Medical staff is diligently working to provide patients the highest level of care possible. Please be patient and anticipate longer wait times.
19th Medical Group Pharmacy -
We want to assure you that we are working diligently to continue to provide you with first-class pharmacy service. The preferred process for calling in refills remains the same (call 987-7457 and complete the automated steps. Currently, we would like to relay the following changes we have put in place to help mitigate the risk of potential spread of germs:
If you are needing to fill new, electronic prescriptions sent by an off-base provider, please call us at 987-7446, option 5 to activate these prescriptions over the phone instead of reporting to the pharmacy. This change is to aid in the practice of “social distancing” and limit the amount of time spent in the waiting room.
We are asking patients to scan their own ID cards at our pharmacy windows. Please follow instruction from the technician.
If you have had contact with a person who has COVID-19 or had recent travel to high-risk areas, contact your health care provider before seeking medical care to prevent possible transmission in the health care setting.
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As of Tuesday, 7 July, and until further notice, the Finance Customer Service Lobby will now be open for appointments only. Members may schedule an appointment online via the 19 CPTS SharePoint and will be required to sign-in with applicable contact information upon arrival.
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As you enter the gate, please hold onto your ID card and show the back barcode to the Security Forces Defender. He or she will scan your ID card and allow entrance onto the installation. These new procedures will help reduce the amount of contact between one another.
As always, please follow the Defenders' instructions.
Isolation separates sick people with a contagious disease from people who are not sick.
Quarantine separates and restricts the movement of people who were exposed to a contagious disease to see if they become sick.
Airman & Family Readiness Center: Limited in-person classes will resume.
Auto Hobby: Return to normal hours
Base Honor Guard: Limited Services
Bowling Center: Limited to 35 Customers
CDC/ SAC Summer Camp: Normal hours 0630-1800
Chapel: Remains closed for in person programs. However, they will now livestream programs through their Facebook page:
Community Activities: Limited Services
Dining Facilities: Normal operating hours.. Dine-in option will be made available. Tables will be spaced six feet apart with one chair at each table. Face masks are mandatory for staff/patrons unless seated at designated tables to eat.
Fitness Center: Strength training only. All other areas to remain closed. Limit access to 50 members max to facility (Military personnel, their dependents (Age 16+) and DoD Civilians only) Hours of Operation:
Monday -Friday 0500-1930
FSS: For the most up-to-date information on all facilities and programs managed by 19th FSS, please visit their site: Cancellations and updates
Hangar 1080 Club: Dine-in option will be made available. Tables will be spaced six feet apart with one chair at each table. No more than 56 customers to maintain required social distancing.
FamCamp: Closed to new patrons until further notice.
Legal Office: The Legal Office is seeing clients by appointment only. Personnel deploying and emergency requests will receive priority. If you have any questions or need to make an appointment, please call (501) 987-7886.
Area Defense Counsel: Office remains open for walk-ins
For emergencies call 501-246-1655.
Library: Limit of 30 customers in the library at a time. All staff/patrons required to wear facemask at all times (over the age of 2)
Military and Civilian Personnel: Appt. Available
MPF: By appointment only. (501) 987-6831
Outdoor Recreation: Limited Services
Playgrounds: Opens 15 June
Pool: Opens 17 June (Limited Access)
Public Affairs: Until further notice, studio appointments are cancelled. Passport photos are now by appointment only.
Schools and Childcare:
Arkansas Lighthouse Academies, Inc.: Closed
School Age Care: Open
Child Development Center: Open
Infant Toddler : Open
Skills Center: Resumes Walk-ins
University Center: Normal Hours
Career Development Course exams will have a limit of four personnel testing per session. Weighted Airman Promotion System exams will have a limit of 10 personnel testing per session. In-person counseling will be by appointment only. Other services will be provided over the phone and through email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wally’s Java: No Self-Serve Areas
Welcome Center: By appointment only. (501) 987-1772
Youth Programs Open Recreation: Limited Services
Little Rock Air Force Base moved to Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Bravo in accordance with the Secretary of Defense’s guidance to help combat the spread of COVID-19 across the Department of the Air Force and our local communities.
HPCON Bravo measures include the following actions:
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