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AEDC Return to Full Capacity Phased Approach begins June 1

AEDC leadership has developed a plan to return to full capacity based on a 4-phased approach that:
• Is based on up-to-date data and readiness
• Mitigates risk of resurgence
• Protects the most vulnerable
• Is implementable installation-wide or GSU basis at the AEDC Commander’s discretion

If COVID-19 trend data in Bedford, Coffee, Franklin and Grundy counties continue to remain flat or decline, Phase 1A at Arnold AFB will begin June 1 with a preparatory period going on now through May 29.

For the entire descriptive return to full capacity information and to monitor the up-to-date data, visit the Arnold AFB Coronavirus webpage at https://www.arnold.af.mil/coronavirus/.

An overview of the guidelines for the phases are:
PHASE 1A:
HPCON C
Gating Criteria:
• Downward trajectory of documented active cases for a 14-day period for Bedford, Coffee, Franklin and Grundy Counties
• Assess Mission Priority, Risk to Mission, and Risk to Force for mission areas that should continue/begin without meeting all Gate/Phasing Criteria
Risk Decision Authority:
• HIGH – Wg/CC
• MED/LOW – DIVISION CHIEF/GROUP COMMANDER*
*Low risk decision authority can be delegated down to the Branch Chief
Risk Mitigation Practices:
• Max Telework
• Social Distancing
• PPE Use
• Work Redesign
• Increase Building Ventilation
• Cleaning Supplies

PHASE 1B:
HPCON C
Gating Criteria:
• Downward trajectory of documented active cases for a 14-day period for Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Grundy and Rutherford Counties
• Assess Priority Missions, Risk to Mission, and Risk to Force for mission areas that should continue/begin without meeting all Gate/Phasing Criteria
Risk Decision Authority:
• HIGH – Wg/CC
• MED/LOW – Division Chief/Group Commander
*Low risk decision authority can be delegated down to the Branch Chief
Risk Mitigation Practices:
• Max Telework
• Social Distancing
• PPE Use
• Work Redesign
• Increase Building Ventilation
• Cleaning Supplies

PHASE 2:
HPCON B
Gating Criteria:
• HPCON Bravo implemented
• Downward trajectory of documented (active) cases continues for Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Grundy, and Rutherford Counties
Risk Decision Authority:
• HIGH – Wg/CC
• MED/LOW – Division Chief/Group Commander
*Low risk decision authority can be delegated down to the Branch Chief
Risk Mitigation Practices:
• Telework Friendly
• Social Distancing
• PPE Use as required
• Work Redesign as required
• Maintain Increased Building Ventilation
• Cleaning Supplies

PHASE 3:
HPCON A
Gating Criteria:
• Vaccines are available to the public
Risk Decision Authority:
• HIGH – Wg/CC
• MED/LOW – Division Chief/Group Commander*
*Low risk decision authority can be delegated down to the Branch Chief
Risk Mitigation Practices:
• Telework Friendly
• Social Distancing
• No PPE required
• Touchless
• Work Redesign
• Maintain Increased Building Ventilation
• Cleaning Supplies

Regression can occur in any phase. Returning to a previous phase depends on the regression severity. Flexibility is critical in moving back and forth with the prevalence trajectory every two weeks.
The graphic in this post provides information about the different phases of return to full capacity.

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. He is currently the play by play voice of the Coffee County Red Raiders on The Rooster 101.5. Lucky has done play-by-play for over 3,455 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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