Scott AFB announces first COVID-19 case

A Department of Defense civilian employed at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently at home recovering, in accordance with CDC and physician recommendations.

The member had been in a telework status from home since March 18 and was not symptomatic at that time. The individual received the test on March 26, which was confirmed on March 31. This is a non-travel related case.

Team Scott encourages all base personnel and families to stay informed on COVID-19 with updates from the CDC and base-level communications, including the base website and Facebook page. Updates from Scott can be found at and on Facebook @Scott Air Force Base.