Edward Air Force Base announced Friday it has moved to Health Protection Condition Charlie, its second-highest setting for all Defense Department installations, amid the coronavirus.
Edwards Air Force Base has moved to Health Protection Condition Charlie in response to #COVID19.
— Edwards Air Force Base (@EdwardsAFB) March 27, 2020
The precautionary move was declared by the Secretary of Defense in the continued response to the threat of COVID-19 across the Department of the Air Force and local communities. All Department of Defense installations have moved to HPCON Charlie due to the nationwide impact of COVID-19 and increasing threat to military personnel.