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Fort Carson identified as Corona Virus housing spot


Last updated 2/5/2020 at 12:40pm

Fort Carson is preparing to house up to 250 quarantined Coronavirus patients, if needed.

The Army base has been identified by the Department of Defense to support the Department of Health and Human Services’ request for facilities to house up to 250 evacuees throughout the month of February.

Installation leadership is actively coordinating support for lodging at the Colorado Army National Guard’s Regional Training Institute of Excellence (RTIoE) to accommodate the HHS request, officials said. The RTIoE is located outside of the living and work areas of soldiers, civilians and family mem...

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