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Curbside service helping JBSA vet clinics protect pets, staff, clients
July 24, 2020
Vet checks out dog's breathing.

Volunteers serve food to new BMT recruits
May 17, 2020
Volunteers Serve Food to New Recruits

DOD, Department of the Air Force take steps to protect military families moving during COVID-19
May 7, 2020
Protect your health

Stay safe as new COVID-19 cases decrease, non-essential businesses reopen
April 22, 2020
CDC guidance

Purple flags honor military children in an uncertain time
April 17, 2020
Purple UP

With COVID-19 comes scams – let the buyer beware!
April 7, 2020
Coronavirus scam alert

COVID-19 test results may take longer
April 6, 2020
Coronavirus information

Beware of COVID-19 testing scams targeting TRICARE beneficiaries
April 3, 2020
TRICARE scam calls

DOD releases overseas stop movement order in response to COVID-19
March 26, 2020

Air Force is protecting Airmen while protecting the nation
March 25, 2020
F-22 Raptor

Statement by the Department of Defense on Domestic Travel Restrictions
March 15, 2020

Air Force suspends all international military student travel to the U.S.
March 15, 2020

JBSA-Lackland receives repatriated Americans evacuating China
February 10, 2020
One hundred forty-seven passengers traveling from China’s Hubei province arrived at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Feb. 7. They evacuated China to avoid infection by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, spreading from the city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the global epidemic.

CDC provides food safety tips for the big game
January 31, 2020
Make sure your game day gathering is memorable for all the right reasons

CDC issues warning of severe illness associated with e-cigs
September 9, 2019
E-cigarettes are associated with 215 possible cases of severe lung (pulmonary) illness and two deaths reported since the end of June across 25 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Summer’s fun, just avoid too much sun
July 9, 2019
Soaking up the sun is one of the best parts about summer. However, make sure to protect your skin when enjoying the sun-filled days ahead. Too much unprotected exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays can cause sunburn, eye damage, and skin damage in the form of premature wrinkles.

JBSA-Lackland child development centers receive re-accreditation
June 28, 2019
Stephanie Salazar, 502nd Force Support Squadron, child development program assistant, helps kids create a fire work painting, June 11, 2019, at the Gateway Child Development Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

New biodefense strategy combats man-made, natural threats
September 19, 2018
A nurse takes a patient’s pulse in the influenza ward at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C., near the end of the Spanish Flu epidemic, Nov. 1, 1918. Fresh air was believed to help prevent the spread of the disease, which killed 50 million to 100 million people worldwide. Pandemic flus such as this are rare, occurring just three times in the 20th century, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Summer safety: tips to prevent food poisoning
June 25, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, report that each year, nearly 48 million people get sick from a foodborne illness. Although proper preparation and prevention help reduce the chances of getting sick from food, it’s also important to be familiar with your TRICARE treatment options

Getting tested for STIs is an 'important part of sexual health'
April 29, 2018
Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Robert Hall studies a blood sample with a microscope at Naval Branch Health Clinic Kings Bay’s laboratory. Blood tests and pap smears are commonly used ways to diagnose sexually transmitted infections.