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.
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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.
DCA (Commissary): Operating Hours - Effective March 23, the first hour of services the Commissary (Tue-Fri, 9-10 a.m.) 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.
Monday - Closed for normal restocking.
Tuesday - Friday
Saturday 9 a.m - 7 p.m. - TLR general population
Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. - TLR general population
WE WILL NOT BE OPEN FOR EARLY BIRD SHOPPING
BX - Effective March 23, the first hour of services at AAFES Main Exchange (Mon-Fri, 9-10 a.m.) 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.
Monday - Friday
Saturday 9 a.m - 6 p.m. - TLR general population
Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - TLR general population
The following facilities have altered their normal operating hours
Charley’s & Subway
Class 6 Express
Dry Cleaners - Tuesday & Friday ONLY 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Barber Shop - Closed
*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 36-2903, 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/.
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.
19th Medical Group - Open with normal operating hours.
The 19th Medical Group (MDG)- 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.
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. Currently, we would like to relay the following changes we have put in place to help mitigate the risk of potential spread of germs:
We are asking patients to scan their own ID cards at our pharmacy windows. Please follow instruction from the technician.
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.
The 19th Medical Group has activated a single point of entry and exit. All patients will currently enter through the Pharmacy entrance, where they will be prescreened prior to entry to mitigate risk inside of the medical facility. Please follow all instructions from the screening team.
The preferred process for calling in refills remains the same (call 987-7457 and complete the automated steps).
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.
Click here for information about TRICARE and COVID-19
Little Rock Air Force Base moved to Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie on March 25, 2020 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 Charlie measures include the following actions:
COVID-19 Overview Brochure
COVID-19 Managing Stress Brochure
Schools and Childcare
Arkansas Lighthouse Academies, Inc.: Closed
School Age Care: Open
Child Development Center: Open
Infant Toddler : Open
Chapel - Remains closed for in person programs. However, they will now livestream programs through their Facebook page:
Dining Facilities - Normal operating hours.(Carry out only)
FSS For the most up-to-date infromation on all facilities and programs managed by 19 FSS, please visit their site: Cancellations and updates
Jacksonville-Little Rock Unversity Center - Closed until further notice. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Little Rock AFB FamCamp - Closed 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's - Office remains open for walk-ins; Monday – Friday 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m. For emergencies call 501-246-1655.
MPF - By appointment only. (501) 987-6831
Public Affairs - Until further notice, studio appointments are cancelled. Passport photos are now by appointment only.
Welcome Center - By appointment only. (501) 987-1772
CLICK HERE FOR BASE DIRECTORY
Arkansas Coronavirus Status Update
Memo: Stop Movement for all Domestic Travel for DoD Components
MyPers Fitness Guidance due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Little Rock AFB Public Affairs
19 AW/PA Community Relations
1250 Thomas Avenue (19 AW HQ Bldg.)
Little Rock AFB, AR
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