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COVID-19 Updates and What the U.S. Government is doing about it.

 

The Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Installation Commander has declared a Public Health Emergency, and directed Health Protection Condition (HPCON) to CHARLIE effective immediately and for the foreseeable future. HPCON CHARLIE is defined as an elevated risk of sustained community transmission.

The installation's top priority is preservation of force and mission while we work to protect the health, safety and welfare of our community. In order to achieve this, the Installation Commander has directed:

- Mission-Essential Personnel Reporting Only--contact your unit chain of command to determine your status and work requirements
- Stop Movement on the Installation--limited to mission essential travel only*
- Suspension of Trusted Travel Program; Closure of Government Hill Gate, and Post Road Gate closed to private auto traffic; Arctic Valley Gate closed on weekends; Richardson VCC closed--expect potential curtailments and closures
- Further reduction of garrison and tenant services--we are working to find ways to provide virtual services as much as possible
- Commissary and AAFES resources will remain available with current mitigating efforts in place
- CDCs will remain open for currently enrolled children but limited to on-duty mission essential members that are mil to mil, single military and CDC employees. Currently enrolled children with extenuating circumstance need to contact their CDC Director.

*Mission essential travel means remaining at home except to leave for work in critical jobs as prescribed by unit chains of command; to buy groceries or other important goods; to receive or provide health care; to drop off or pick up children from care; and to get fresh air while observing 6-foot social distancing between non-family members. Individuals are also encouraged to practice recommended personal and environmental hygiene, including regular hand washing.

The Installation Commander and 673d Medical Group Commander hosted a Facebook live virtual town hall to provide updates on the situation, and field questions from the community. You can find the townhall on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/JBERAK/videos/235719767571347/ 

Abandoned Vehicle Reporting

Use this form to report information about abandoned vehicles on JBER.

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Towing Information

References:  (a) AFI 31-218(I), Motor Vehicle Traffic Supervision, 14 Jul 2017
                     (b) JBERI 31-118, Motor Vehicle Traffic Supervision Program, 21 Dec 2017
 
1.       Abandoned and derelict motor vehicles, trailers, boats, recreational vehicles and other conveyances risk force protection, and present emergency response and environmental concerns.   
 
2.       Any vehicle or other conveyance that is negligently left unattended on JBER is subject to impound and eventual disposal.  All costs associated with towing and final disposition of the property, as executed by an authorized towing company, are the responsibility of the legal owner. Fees are outlined in the schedule attached.
 
3.       Vehicles suspected of abandonment should be reported to the 673d Security Forces Squadron via (907) 384-0834 or the JBER Connect App. Abandoned vehicles will be tagged with a 72-hour notice to impound before being towed.  Vehicles will be secured on JBER at lots located off of Circle Drive and North Warehouse Street (see attached map) for 165 days before disposal by an authorized towing company.  During the 165-day impound period, 673d Security Forces Squadron will attempt to locate and notify legal owners of their vehicle’s impound status.
 
4.       Additionally, 673d Security Forces Squadron or the 673d Civil Engineer Squadron may direct the removal of any vehicle that presents a traffic or safety hazard, impedes fire-fighting, emergency response operations or interferes with installation maintenance operations like snow removal, construction or military operations. 
 
5.       Boats, snow machines/ATVs, and recreational vehicles must be parked in secure storage lots maintained by the 673d Force Support Squadron. Contact Outdoor Recreation at (907) 552-2023 for lot information.  
 
6.       Long-term parking for TDYs longer than 48-hours and deployments is available west of facilities 7079, 7083, and 8005 for unaccompanied housing residents and at Warehouse Street and Circle Drive. Reference (b) outlines coordination required with unit leadership to ensure vehicles are properly secured.
 
7.       Violators of this policy letter will be addressed IAW reference (b), which may result in a six-month driving suspension on JBER. 
 
8.       Questions or concerns with this policy may be address to 673d Security Forces Squadron Investigations at (907) 384-0834 or at 673sfsintel@us.af.mil.