U.S. Army Europe is working closely with U.S. military and host nation officials to respond to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation and keep our personnel informed.  The health and well-being of all Soldiers, civilians and family members is our top priority and critical to our readiness.

Please use this webpage as a source of information but ensure you also visit your local garrison's website for specific information about your local community. A list linking to your local garrison's COVID-19 information can be found below.

Garrison/Region Specific Information

Coronavirus Guidance & Information

Did You Know?

  • The difference between Quarantine and Isolation.

    • Quarantine is the separation of an individual or group that has been exposed to a communicable disease, but not yet ill, from others who have not been so exposed, in such a manner and place to prevent the possible spread of the communicable disease. 

    • Isolation is the separation of an individual or group infected or reasonable believed to be infected with a communicable disease from those who are healthy in such a place an manner to prevent the spread of the communicable disease. 

  • CDC does not recommend testing, symptom monitoring or special management for people exposed to asymptomatic people with potential exposures to COVID-19. For instance, "contacts of contacts;" these people are not considered exposed to COVID-19.

Information and Messages from U.S. Army Europe

Maj. Gen. Christopher Mohan, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Commanding General, talks about the impact of his General Order Number 1 that includes all Army Installations within U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, U.S. Army Garrison Benelux, Kosovo, Romania, and Bulgaria.
Sgt. Maj. Michael Dills, First Infantry Division, Forward, chief medical Noncommissioned Officer, discusses COVID-19, and what steps 1 Infantry Division, Forward, are taking to help stop the spread.
Col. Jeffrey Tiede, 7th Mission Support Command Surgeon, discusses continued precautionary measures to carry out during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Col. Thomas O'Connor, 1st Infantry Division Forward commander, speaks on COVID-19 and how 1st Infantry Division Forward is maintaining readiness.
Commanding General Brig. Gen. Michael T. Harvey of the 7th Mission Support Command discusses new information regarding COVID-19 in Europe and some impacts on personnel and their families.
Interview with Col Rodney L Coldren, Chief, Preventive Medicine Services, Public Health Command-Europe
Soldiers from around the Kaiserslautern Military Community are volunteering to help stock shelves at the Vogelweh Commissary. While there is plenty of inventory, Vogelweh and stores across Europe are in need of hands to fill the shelves.
Members of the Coronavirus Task Force hold a press briefing The White House.
173rd Airborne Brigade Chaplain, Maj. Light Shin talks about extra stressors in our lives and different ways on how we can mitigate and manage these new stressors and negative feelings.
Members of the Coronavirus Task Force hold a press briefing at the White House
Hand-washing stations in buildings across the garrison have been set up to protect people and protect the force. Jason Tudor reports.
U.S. Army Europe Surgeon talks about some simple things you can do to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Commanding General of U.S. Army Europe Lt. Gen. Christopher Cavoli discusses new information regarding COVID-19 in Europe and some impacts on personnel and their families.
Myths about how to protect you against the Coronavirus and what you should really do.
What hand washing does to prevent illness and when you should wash your hands.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says surgical masks will not lower your chances of contracting the coronavirus.
The CDC shows facts about the signs and symptoms of the coronavirus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends Social Distancing as the best way to prevent illness.
A message from Kevin Griess Deputy to the Garrison Commander, USAG Rheinland Pfalz about prevention and actions take in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends keeping supplies on hand for an emergency, but stockpiling large quantities is not necessary.

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