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DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT COVID-19

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19

What is the COVID-19 Unified Command?

On March 23, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee established the COVID-19 Unified Command, a joint effort to be led by Commissioner Stuart McWhorter, to streamline coordination across the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), Tennessee Department of Health and Tennessee Department of Military. 

Press Release: https://www.tn.gov/governor/news/2020/3/23/gov--bill-lee-establishes-covid-19-unified-command.html

Unified Command Website: https://www.tn.gov/governor/covid-19/unifiedcommand.html

 

Where are the COVID-19 testing sites?

To find a COVID-19 assessment site near you visit: https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/remote-assessment-sites.html

For non-health department sites, individuals should call the assessment site prior to going in person. Many locations do a phone assessment to determine if an in-person assessment or test is needed. For health department sites, individuals should visit during the stated hours of operation.

 

Can I get a DA photo taken right now?

No.  Currently DA Photo operations are suspended until further notice during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

 

Can I get an ID Card made?

No.  Currently the ID Cards operations are suspended until further notice during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

 

What about Community Support Request?

As of right now, community support requests have been canceled through May 15, 2020. 

 

Where can I find contact information for a specific Department of Military office?

Visit our contact info page at: https://www.tn.gov/military/contact-military-department.html  Please be advised that some of these offices have limited or suspended services at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Can I still enlist in the Tennessee Army National Guard or the Tennessee Air National Guard right now? 

Yes. Call the Tennessee Army National Guard offices at (615) 313-3138 or the Tennessee Air National Guard offices at (865) 978-1843 for more information.