Col Hartless extended the Public Health Emergency another 90 days.
Col Hartless originally declared a public health emergency on 23 March 2020 in accordance with the Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 6200.03, Public Health Emergency Management (PHEM) Within the DoD, and with Air Force Instruction (AFI) 10-2519, Public Health Emergencies and Incidents of Public Health Concern.
He extended the declaration on 20 April 2020, 18 May 2020, 11 Aug 2020, 9 Nov 2020, and 5 February 2021.
Due to the continued threats, he is extending the public health emergency for an additional 90 days.
This declaration will terminate automatically 90 days from the date of this memorandum unless it is renewed and re-reported or terminated sooner by Col Hartless or a senior commander in the chain of command.