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Current Air Force Information:

HPCON, Mask Wear & COVID Testing Status (Current as of April 4, 2022)


Tinker HPCON and Community Spread Level GraphicAs of April 4, 2022, Tinker AFB is now in Health Protection Condition (HPCON) ALPHA. This is in direct correlation to the decrease of COVID-19 transmission in Oklahoma County and surrounding areas. The following measures are directed/allowed:

A. Mask wear is optional on Tinker AFB, except in medical and child care facilities, where it is still mandatory. This is based upon the COVID-19 community level (updated by the CDC here, weekly) in Oklahoma County.

B. Patrons may eat in dining facilities with no social distance limitations.

C. Fitness Centers are open with no social distance limitations.

D. The Under Secretary of the Air Force must approve any event exceeding 250 people via an Exception to Policy.

Additionally, as the community level is LOW, COVID testing for unvaccinated personnel is NOT REQUIRED at this time.

The full HPCON ALPHA declaration can be found below.

Vaccination Opportunities

On Base Vaccination

Tinker COVID-19 Vaccinations graphicTinker AFB COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics: In ongoing support of COVID -19 vaccinations, the 72nd Medical Group offers the Pfizer and Moderna formulations in the immunization clinic. Appointments can be made at Vaccinations are open to anyone with base access. Moderna is offered on Mondays and Tuesdays while Pfizer is offered on Thursdays and Fridays. Pediatric doses of Pfizer for ages 5-11 are available every other Wednesday. You may need to use a non-DOD computer and follow instructions on site to sign up. For questions or assistance call the 72nd MDG COVID support line at 405-582-6297.

For fastest service, please do not arrive more than 10 minutes before your appointment time and bring pages 1 and 3 (completed) of the COVID Vaccine Consent Packet (Fillable PDF).

For more information on base access, gate entry and location, see the Traffic, Weather & Construction Info page.

COVID Clinic operating times are 7 to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Off Base Vaccination Location & Registration Sites:

Please note: this is not a complete list of the opportunities available in the local area.

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What to do if you have been exposed or test positive for COVID-19

CDC Isolation / Quarantine Policy (Jan. 6, 2022)

CDC COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Guide

Testing for COVID-19 (if symptomatic)
Call the 72nd Medical Group Appointment Line at 405-734-2778
Note: For flyers and those empaneled to Flight Medicine, report to Sick Call Monday-Friday, 7-10 a.m.

For those receiving a laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 Test:
Regardless of vaccination status, the individual becomes a COVID-19 case and must be isolated

Day 0 is your first day of symptoms or a positive viral test. Day 1 is the first full day after your symptoms developed or your test specimen was collected. If you have COVID-19 or have symptoms, isolate for at least 5 days. For full details, visit the CDC COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Guide

To help the Public Health Flight streamline the process, the below instructions will be followed.
If a member receives a POSITIVE COVID-19 test result, send an email to the following email org box:
• Title of the email: REPORTING
• Body of email: Individual’s name and a good contact number as well as their supervisor’s name and contact number.
• Public Health will conduct their interview as normal. Any other unit channeling/processes should remain the same.

Close Contacts of a Positive COVID-19 Case:
No quarantine recommended if you meet fully vaccinated criteria in accordance with CDC guidelines
Quarantine is recommended if you do not meet fully vaccinated criteria in accordance with CDC guidelines

The date of your exposure is considered day 0. Day 1 is the first full day after your last contact with a person who has had COVID-19. Stay home and away from other people for at least 5 days. For full details, visit the CDC COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Guide

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