COVID-19 and Military Service Member Finances
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant changes to our daily routines and environment. Navigate financial impacts of the coronavirus by keeping up with the latest policies and resources available to the military community.
TRICARE and COVID-19
The disease caused by the new coronavirus, COVID-19, is an increasing force health protection threat in areas where the Department of Defense (DoD) personnel live and work. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading federal public health agency responding to COVID-19. The following downloadable PDF’s provides important CDC and TRICARE-specific information to download or share.
Take action and stay informed about the new coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. You can sign up for email updates and check this page regularly for the latest information.
U.S. Army COVID-19 Latest Guidance
The Army is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our Soldiers, family members, retirees, and civilians both at home and abroad. Protecting the force includes mitigating the spread of the virus and ensuring personnel have the most up-to-date information on appropriate measures to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19.
Visit the Coronavirus page on Army.mil
DOD Corona Virus Response
The Defense Department is working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services and State Department to provide support in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.
Military OneSource COVID-19 Resources
The Department of Defense is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of State to provide support in dealing with the coronavirus disease outbreak.
COVID-19 Military Support Initiative
The Association of the United States Army, the Association of Defense Communities (ADC), Blue Star Families, and participants of the White Oak Collaborative are joining forces to create a united, national platform for sharing information, maintaining engagement, developing best practices and policy approaches to ensure our military receives the support it deserves. The COVID-19 Military Support Initiative (CMSI) will provide resources and expertise to support communities, states and military families through this crisis.
The following Military Support Initiative webinars have been recorded and can be accessed here:
- 30 April | Keeping Our Military Community Healthy
- 28 April | Self Care and Resiliency for Military families during COVID-19
- 23 April | Psychological Effects of COVID-19 on Military families
- 21 April | Securing Basic Needs During COVID 19: Food and Housing
- 14 April | How The Military States And Local Governments Are Working Together To Respond To COVID 19
- 09 April | The Impact Of Covid 19 On Service Member Transition And Separation
- 07 April | Managing The Financial Impact Of Covid-19 For Military Families
- 31 March | Understanding The 2 Trillion Cares Act
- 27 March | Early Childhood Care & Education Town Hall Recording
- 24 March | Managing The Impact Of School Closures For Military Families
- 19 March | Military Support Town Hall Meeting - Understanding The Impact Of COV
Transcripts will be posted at: defense.gov/Explore/Spotlight/Coronavirus/
Army Public Health Center
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Military Health System, and #ArmyPublicHealth are closely monitoring the novel coronavirus #COVID-19 outbreak. COVID-19 may spread in your community.
Are you concerned that you may have been exposed to #COVID19 or have it? Service members and their beneficiaries can call the Military Health System nurse advice line 24/7 by phone, webchat, and video chat.
Call 1-800-874-2273 option #1 or visit health.mil's NAL Day-at-a-Glance page for more information.