Fort Greely announces first confirmed case of COVID-19

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) A Department of the Army Civilian at Fort Greely has tested positive COVID-19 coronavirus and is currently undergoing evaluation and treatment. Interior Alaska Medical Clinic confirmed the positive result.

The individual recently travelled from out of state. MEDDAC-AK Public Health Department is actively conducting contact tracing to determine whether other individuals may have been exposed to the virus.

U.S. Army Garrison Alaska, Fort Greely has implemented all appropriate control measures to help control the spread of COVID-19 and remains at Health Protection Condition CHARLIE. Leadership is continually monitoring the situation and is working closely with our state health officials to coordinate prevention and response efforts in our local area.

Protecting the health and welfare of our Soldiers, Families and Civilians remains the number one priority at U.S. Army Garrison Alaska, Fort Greely.