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Coronavirus: DOD Response

The Defense Department is working closely with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the State Department to provide support in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.

For guidance specific to the Pentagon Reservation and DOD offices and facilities in the National Capital Region, visit the WHS COVID-19 Guidance page.

For guidance specific to DODEA schools, please go to the DODEA COVID-19 page.

For guidance specific to Military OneSource, family readiness and spouse programs, visit the Military OneSource Coronavirus Information Center.

Operation Warp Speed

Using the resources of the federal government and the U.S. private sector, Operation Warp Speed (OWS) will accelerate the testing, supply, development, and distribution of safe and effective vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics to counter COVID-19 by January 2021.

Information and resources on coronavirus-related subjects for members of the DOD community and the general public.

Latest DOD Policy Guidance and Resources

Information on the status of travel restrictions for DOD installations, facilities, and locations with greater than 1,000 DOD personnel assigned.

Travel Restrictions Installation Status Update

DOD COVID-19 Cumulative Totals

Cases Hospitalized Recovered Deaths
Military 93,003 874 56,316 14
Civilian 24,591 772 12,628 95
Dependent 14,433 191 8,726 9
Contractor 8,627 281 4,914 37
Total 140,654 2,118 82,584 155
As of 0600, Dec. 14, 2020
Army Seal Army Marines Seal Marine Corps Navy Seal Navy Air Force Seal Air Force National Guard Bureau Seal National Guard DOD Seal DOD Agencies
33,857 11,195 19,198 17,307 10,812 634
As of 0600, Dec. 14, 2020

Note: These presumptive figures will be updated M-W-F and are refined as the Joint Staff Crisis Management Team receives updated/corrected reporting on case numbers.

Taking Care of Our People

Find out about the resources and support available to all members of the DOD community.

Response Timeline

Follow the Defense Department’s efforts to protect people, ensure mission readiness, and support the whole-of-nation response.

Combating COVID-19

The Defense Department is contributing expertise and equipment to the fight against the new coronavirus at home and around the world.

Rumor Control

Get the facts on DOD’s COVID-19 response efforts and learn more about trusted sources for information.

Novel Coronavirus Outbreak (2019-nCoV)

Symptoms of Coronavirus

Patients with 2019-nCoV have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of Breath

If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include*:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all-inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.

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