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COVID-19 Town Hall with RADM Anne M. Swap

Image of MHS and Military OneSource NCR COVID-19 Town Hall with Rear Admiral Anne M. Swap, Director, National Capital Medical Directorate, Wednesday, May 26 at 11:50 a.m. ET. Join us for the 7th MHS-Military OneSource Town Hall with Rear Admiral Anne M. Swap, Director, National Capital, Defense Health Agency (NCR)

Join us live on Wednesday, May 26th at 11:50 a.m. ET, for the next Military Health System-Military OneSource Town Hall!  We’ll be talking about how the National Capital Region (NCR) Market has been responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our special guest is Rear Admiral Anne Swap, who is the NCR market director at the Defense Health Agency.  

RADM Swap will provide an update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts within the NCR, including the recent eligibility expansion for adolescents ages 12 and over.  She will also discuss the importance of regular attendance at routine healthcare exams, screenings, and treatment, and the risk factors involved with not seeking regular care. 

Please also join us on the following dates for additional COVID-19 Town Hall updates!

Military OneSource will host DHA experts, allowing them the opportunity to address various topics related to COVID-19, such as:

  • Available vaccines and their distribution, safety, and efficacy
  • Scheduling appointments within the Military Health System
  • Guidance on continued protective measures to slow the spread of the virus
  • Personal/real positive outcomes from vaccines

Join us here on the following dates as well:

  • June 8, 2021
  • June 22, 2021

Get the latest facts about the virus and DHA's response to it.  We look forward to seeing you here!

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