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March 20, 2020

ALCOAST 096/20 SUBJ: TEMPORARY CHANGES TO TELEMEDICINE POLICY IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

R 201727 MAR 20FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//CG-11//TO ALCOAST UNCLAS//N06300//ALCOAST 096/20COMDTNOTE 6300SUBJ: TEMPORARY CHANGES TO TELEMEDICINE POLICY IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCYA. Health and Human Services Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public

March 20, 2020

ACN 039/20 - SUSPENSION OF BODY COMPOSITION SCREENING

ALCOAST COMMANDANT NOTICE CANCEL DATE 18 MAR 2021 R 191848 MAR 20 FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//CG-1// TO ALCOAST UNCLAS //N01020// ACN 039/20 SUBJ: SUSPENSION OF BODY COMPOSITION SCREENING A. COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC 101130 MAR 20/ACN 033/20 B. Coast Guard Weight and Body Fat Standards Program Manual, COMDTINST M1020.8 (series) 1. The Novel

March 20, 2020

ALCOAST 094/20 - 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) GUIDANCE – USCG TELEWORK CAPABILITIES – SITREP 2

R 200756 MAR 20FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//CG-1/CG-6//TO ALCOASTUNCLAS //N06200//ALCOAST 094/20COMDTNOTE 6200SUBJ:  2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) GUIDANCE – USCG TELEWORK CAPABILITIES – SITREP 2A. COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC 140102 MAR 20/ALCOAST 085/20B. Coast Guard Telework Program, COMDTINST 5330.4 (series)1. This ALCOAST is an update to

March 17, 2020

ALCOAST 086/20 - MAR 2020 INACTIVE DUTY FOR TRAINING (IDT) AND ACTIVE DUTY FOR TRAINING – ANNUAL TRAINING (ADT-AT) GUIDANCE IN REGARDS TO COVID-19

R 140133 MAR 20FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//CG-R/TO ALCOASTUNCLAS //N06200//ALCOAST 086/20COMDTNOTE 6200SUBJ:  INACTIVE DUTY FOR TRAINING (IDT) AND ACTIVE DUTY FOR TRAINING – ANNUAL TRAINING (ADT-AT) GUIDANCE IN REGARDS TO COVID-19A. Reserve Policy Manual, COMDINST M1001.28 (series)B. COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC 140021 MAR 20/ALCOAST 084/20C.

March 15, 2020

ALCOAST 087/20 - COVID-19 AND CONTINUITY OF READINESS ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING “A” AND “C” SCHOOL TRAINING

Updated information located at: ALCOAST 101/20 - COVID-19 AND CONTINUITY OF READINESS ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING “A” AND “C” SCHOOL TRAINING - UPDATE 1R 141812 MAR 20FM COMCOGARD FORCECOM NORFOLK VA//FC-C//TO ALCOASTUNCLAS //N06200//ALCOAST 087/20COMDTNOTE 6200SUBJ:  COVID-19 AND CONTINUITY OF READINESS ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING “A” AND “C” SCHOOL

March 14, 2020

ALCOAST 085/20 - MAR 2020 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) GUIDANCE – USCG TELEWORK CAPABILITIES – SITREP 1

Updated information located at: 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) GUIDANCE – USCG TELEWORK CAPABILITIES – SITREP 2

March 13, 2020

Admiral Schultz's statement to the workforce on COVID-19

To the Women and Men of the United States Coast Guard,During times of uncertainty throughout history, the Coast Guard has consistently risen to the challenge of protecting the American people and our way of life. As our Nation and the global community confront the Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19), our Coast Guard continues to perform critical

March 6, 2020

ALCOAST 074/20 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) GUIDANCE – USCG TELEWORK CAPABILITIES

https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/library/generalmessages/General%20Messages/GENMSG2020/ALCOAST/074-20_ALCOAST.txt

March 5, 2020

ALCOAST 068/20 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) INVENTORY AND GUIDANCE

https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/library/generalmessages/General%20Messages/GENMSG2020/ALCOAST/068-20_ALCOAST.txt