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. The 86th MDG transformed their operations on the medical campus to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
A U.S. Air Force medical technician assigned to the 86th Medical Group, right, receives materials from a colleague at the Ramstein Medical Clinic, Ramstein Air Base, March 19. The 86th MDG kept patients who were displaying symptoms of COVID-19 in a separate building from other patients to prevent the spread of the illness. Units across Ramstein are implementing similar procedures to enable mission continuation during the pandemic.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Sharmayne Campbell, 86th Medical Group aerospace medical technician, takes a patient’s temperature at the Ramstein Medical Clinic, Ramstein Air Base, March 19. To enter the clinic, each patient received fever assessments. The 86th MDG transformed their operations on the medical campus to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Shiletha Myles, 86th Medical Group aerospace medical technician, disposes thermometer remains at the Ramstein Clinic, Ramstein Air Base, March 19. The 86th MDG employed strict building entrance procedures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The clinic separated patients into two lines based on their symptoms.