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Daily Update: 6 April 2020

Update from the Installation Commander

Update from the Installation Commander

Team Tinker,

For 6 April, Tinker AFB remains in HPCON Charlie due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Confirmed positive cases include a member who is not yet assigned to Tinker who has quarantined off installation, another assigned to 552 ACW who was off-station when infected and has quarantined since 24 March, and a member assigned to 38 CEIG who has quarantined since 25 March. Public Health officials are actively tracing all recent movements and contacts in conjunction with affected units and local health authorities. Anyone considered to have been exposed to increased risk will be contacted directly.

This week is the REOPENING of the Vanwey Dining Facility (DFAC). Monday through Friday, breakfast is 6 a.m. to 8 a.m., lunch is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and dinner is 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. On the weekends, brunch is 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and supper is 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. All food and beverages will be served carry out only until further notice. The Flight Kitchen previously located in building 6001 has moved back to the Vanwey Dining Facility. At this time, the dining facility is open for active duty and activated Reserves/Guard only. Again, this is carry out only. Please allow extra time due to strict health protocols in the facility.

Don’t forget about the month of virtual fun being hosted by the 72nd Force Support Squadron. You can find more details about daily happenings on the Tinker Living Facebook page or their website (www.tinkerliving.com).

The Straight Talk Center for non-medical related COVID-19 concerns or questions remains available at 405-734-2567. The hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday thru Friday.

Teammates, we’ll continue to tackle this one day at a time. Stay safe and positive.

REMINDER: Violations of OPSEC endanger national security! Never discuss mission capabilities or details on social media. Also, please refrain from mentioning names of potentially ill individuals for privacy.

If you have been exposed to the coronavirus, do NOT come to the base. Return home and contact your Primary Care Doctor or the hotline. To keep safe as possible, please limit any travel to just work, groceries, medical, and outdoor exercise like running, biking and calisthenics.