Maxwell AFB’s COVID-19 immunizations shift to 42nd MDG Medical Treatment Facility

MAXWELL AIR Drive Base – The COVID-19 vaccine level of dispensing was taken down Might

MAXWELL AIR Drive Base – The COVID-19 vaccine level of dispensing was taken down Might 7 on Maxwell Air Pressure Foundation in Montgomery as operations had been relocated from the Honor Guard Hangar to the 42nd Medical Group’s medical treatment facility.

As of May 10, COVID-19 immunizations on base are available by appointment only, from 1 to 4 p.m, at the 42nd MDG immunizations clinic. 

U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Amber Hansen, 42nd Medical Group Medical Materialist, collects medical supplies for relocation at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, May 7, 2021.

The 42nd MDG has administered extra than 10,000 COVID-19 vaccines due to the fact the issue of dispensing opened in January. 

“This is a testomony to the enormous effort and hard work from our medics who carried on with Operation Warp Speed while also managing COVID screening and schedule clinical ops,” explained Lt. Col. Melissa Runge, 42nd Health Care Functions Squadron commander. “The achievements of this software wouldn’t have been doable with out the support we received from across the wing, Air University and the installation supplying volunteers. We drastically value the partnership and teamwork.”

U.S. Air Force Airman Jorge Rosado, 42nd Medical Group Biomedical Equipment Apprentice, removes a line boundary at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, May 7, 2021.

Consolidating operations to the 42nd MDG medical treatment facility will absolutely free up manpower and resources, enabling clinics to boost their capability for appointments as they perform to regain pre-pandemic availability. 

COVID-19 vaccination appointments can be booked by contacting the appointment line at (334) 953-3368 or scheduled online by means of the TRICARE On the internet Patient Portal at https://www.tricareonline.com/tol2/prelogin/desktopIndex.xhtml

U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 42nd Medical Group load seating and supplies onto a flatbed at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, May 7, 2021. The current CVOID-19 vaccination site is moving from Maxwell’s Honor Guard hanger to the Immunizations Clinic.
U.S. Air Force Captain Steven Goulart, 42nd Medical Group Logistics Flight Commander, transports supplies from the COVID Vaccination Site at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, May 7, 2021.