By Courtesy Story
| U.S. Army Reserve Command | April 5, 2020
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Provide an expeditionary, deployable, and scalable medical staff (85 personnel) to urban areas to assist with low acuity, medical care in support of the Joint Force Land Component Commander (JFLCC) COVID-19 response.
The Army is conducting a change of mission to focus on combating the COVID-19 pandemic. With this new mission, the Army will protect the force, posture the force to maintain global operational readiness, and support the national effort to fight against COVID-19. The Army Reserve provides forces as the force provider to the JFLCC to meet global challenges, and provide support to the FEMA-led national COVID-19 response.
The UAMTF consists of about 85 personnel, including clinical and administrative staff, operational medicine, infectious disease, preventive medicine, nursing, respiratory therapist, clinical psychologist, occupational therapist, dietician, pharmacist, and other medical subject matter experts. The UAMTF does not come with equipment, medicines, and ICU capability.
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