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Public Health Command Europe offers guidance on how to stay tick-free

The outdoors can certainly be great, but they also contain many insects and pests. Among those are ticks, which can carry several potentially serious diseases.

April 2, 2020 ×

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Leadership from the 86th Airlift Wing hosted a virtual town hall March 30, in an ongoing effort to address concerns associated with the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19. This weekly installment of the virtual town hall was delivered via Facebook Live and Armed Forces Network – Kaiserslautern.

HPCON Charlie spurs new town hall questions

Leadership from the 86th Airlift Wing hosted a virtual town hall March 30, in an ongoing effort to address concerns associated with the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19.

April 2, 2020 ×

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Ramstein leaders host second virtual town hall

Ramstein leaders host second virtual town hall

Leadership from the 86th Airlift Wing hosted their second virtual town hall March 23 in an ongoing effort to address concerns associated with the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19.

March 26, 2020 ×

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‘Close contact’ and COVID-19: What does it mean?

With confirmed positive cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, in the Kaiserslautern and Wiesbaden Military Communities, many concerned community members may be wondering whether or not they have been exposed to the virus if they had contact with infected patients or their families.

March 26, 2020 ×

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Coronavirus Testing

The American Medical Center and the MVZ Westpfalz in Landstuhl have opened a COVID-19 testing and treatment center. 

March 26, 2020 ×

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Col. Michael Weber and Command Sgt. Maj. Thurman Reynolds, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center command team, speak with Dr. Michael Koenig, technical supervisor, Virology Laboratory, to learn about LRMC’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2019-Novel Coronavirus Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase Diagnostic Panel, a CDC-developed laboratory test kit to detect 2019 novel coronavirus.

LRMC’s process for COVID-19 testing

On Saturday, March 14, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center opened the doors to its COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Screening Center in an effort to reduce risk exposure and spread of the virus.

March 26, 2020 ×

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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alejandro Gutierrez, 86th Medical Group aerospace medical technician, waits for patients at the Ramstein Medical Clinic, Ramstein Air Base, March 19. Gutierrez utilized masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and tissues to safely screen incoming patients. The 86th MDG transformed their operations on the medical campus to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

On the front lines: 86 MDG COVID-19 Operations

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alejandro Gutierrez, 86th Medical Group aerospace medical technician, waits for patients at the Ramstein Medical Clinic, Ramstein Air Base, March 19. Gutierrez utilized masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, and tissues to safely screen incoming patients.

March 26, 2020 ×

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Children’s Dental Health

We live in a fast-paced world with children often sipping on drinks other than water and snacking on sugary or starchy foods throughout the course of a day.

March 26, 2020 ×

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Ashley Bryles, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz emergency operations manager, answers questions for Command Sgt. Maj. Brett Waterhouse, USAG RP command sergeant major, in the garrison emergency operations center.

USAG RP Emergency Operations Center a guiding force during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a new normal for U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz and the world. The garrison Emergency Operations Center is guiding the garrison through the changing circumstances.

March 26, 2020 ×

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U.S. Army Capt. Jacqueline Tamayo, right, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center occupational therapy assistant chief, coaches U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Even Parker, Armed Forces Network Europe photographer, through hand strength exercises at LRMC, March 3. LRMC has three occupational therapy resources to help recovering patients accomplish everyday tasks: the orthopedic clinic, the traumatic brain injury clinic and the Evolutions Program.

Occupational therapist restores critical skills

The occupational therapy office at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center does not look like a typical medical office. A row of exercise equipment occupies the brightly lit room along with a weight rack, a heated bin of what looks like sawdust, as well as various brightly colored instruments.

March 19, 2020 ×