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U.S. Soldiers in South Korea Ramp Up COVID-19 Protective Measures



The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has prompted additional screening measures at U.S. Department of Defense installations across the globe. With high confirmed case counts in the Republic of Korea, installations such as U.S. Army Garrison Casey in Dongducheon are at the forefront of these measures.

Verbal questionnaires, temperature checks, and enhanced training on infection prevention and control measures are part of the heighten awareness of COVID-19) are meant to help control the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the force.

Photo credit: Sgt. Amber I. Smith

Soldiers stationed on U.S. Army Garrison Casey conduct pre-screening processes on individuals awaiting entry to the base, USAG-Casey, Dongducheon, Republic of Korea, Feb. 26, 2020.