Plans to cut 18,000 medical billets also are on hold. MOAA has supported the delay, but more must be done.
Below, you'll find links to the latest government guidance and news reports regarding COVID-19.
- Have you been affected by the pandemic, or the response? Tell us here so we can better respond to the needs of the uniformed services community.
- MOAA has launched the COVID-19 Relief Fund to support servicemembers and veterans, and their families. Learn more, including how to donate, here.
If you believe you may be suffering from the virus and you are:
- A TRICARE beneficiary: Call the Military Health System Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273), option 1, to receive guidance. You can also connect with a nurse via web or video chat at www.mhsnurseadviceline.com.
- A VA beneficiary: Contact your local VA facility prior to visiting. You can also send a secure message via the MyHealtheVet portal to receive guidance. Learn more about virtual care options here. UPDATE: As of March 19, Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Regional Offices no longer will offer in-person services, including scheduled appointments.
- Outside the VA and TRICARE networks: Call your health provider.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Website
- CDC Advice for Higher-Risk Individuals
- VA Coronavirus Website
- TRICARE Coronavirus Information
- DoD Coronavirus Response Website
- Health.mil Coronavirus Information
- Military OneSource Coronavirus Resources
- National Institutes of Health Coronavirus Information
- From MOAA: What You Need to Know About the CARES Act
- Latest Coronavirus News from Military.com
- Latest Coronavirus News from Military Times
Latest Coronavirus News
A MOAA-supported fix in the continuing resolution ends an injustice for these men and women in uniform.
Ask your lawmaker to support bipartisan relief efforts already underway.
Learn how you can attend the Oct. 9 online event, and what key benefits will be front and center.
The move came as part of this year's continuing resolution. Find out who qualifies, and how long it lasts.
MOAA’s seeking more DoD guidance on changes coming to your paycheck. For now, utilize these resources.
Patients will be covered for both the medications and the treatment. The change could help ensure COVID vaccines are covered.
The move recognizes increased burdens on families brought on by the pandemic.
DoD will control distribution, handle the supply chain, and support local officials, among other roles.
MOAA contributed to a report offering improvements to military K-12 schooling during the pandemic.
Learn about new deadlines, and find out what pandemic-response procedures remain in place.
Many in uniform weren’t able to take time off this summer. Get to know the new “use or lose” rules.
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