HomeCovid-19 Information

 As of 20 Oct 2021


Mask Wear Policy

All Goodfellow AFB personnel: all vaccinated personnel must wear a mask indoors on base only. Off base mask wear for vaccinated personnel is highly encouraged. 

  • Civilian personnel and contractors are required to follow this order on base and are highly encouraged to wear masks off base regardless of vaccine status.

Vaccinated personnel may remove their masks outdoors on base.

Non-fully vaccinated personnel are required to wear a mask both indoors and outdoors on and off base. 

  • All personnel may remove their masks while eating or drinking in the dining facilities on Goodfellow AFB
  • All personnel may remove their masks when traveling in their personal vehicle (including with members of their household) and while in personal residences (including dormitory rooms other than common spaces).
  • All children are expected to follow Child Development Center and Youth Center guidelines as directed by the 17 MSG Commander and the 17 FSS Director

Physical Fitness: All personnel may remove their masks when actively engaging in indoor or outdoor physical training exercise only if six feet of social distance can be maintained, if not then all personnel must wear a mask even if actively engaging in physical training exercise.
 - Cool down or recovery period: may keep masks off but must remain in the area of the physical activity and maintain six feet of distancing
 - Transitioning to or from stations and activities: personnel must wear their masks

Fully vaccinated: those who have received all of the required doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and more than 14 days have passed since their final dose

Non-fully vaccinated: those that have not received the COVID-19 vaccine, or have not received all of the required doses of the vaccine with more than 14 days passing since their final dose



  • Social Distancing guidelines in place both indoors and outdoors (six feet)
  • Mandatory mask wear for all personnel on the installation of Goodfellow Air Force Base per Department of Defense guidance
  • Assess larger gatherings and wing events on a case by case basis


For information on services and facilities please contact the facility or visit: https://www.goodfellow.af.mil/Home/Business-Hours/

For 17th FSS facilities info visit www.gogoodfellow.com


Clinic Hours
The 17th Medical Group is now open to ALL Beneficiaries M-F 0730-1630.
17 MDG Appointment Line, M-F 0700-1600: (325) 654-3149
Secure Messaging: Message your provider/primary care team 24/7 via https://app.tolsecuremessaging.com

After Hours Care
Nurse Advice Line (NAL): If you require medical advice or need to speak with a medical professional, the NAL is available 24/7 at (800)-874-2273.
Urgent Care Center (UCC): If you require immediate evaluation; treatment for non-emergent reasons, please visit the closest in-network UCC. *Shannon/Shannon South are the only TRICARE-certified UCCs in San Angelo. **Active Duty personnel MUST receive a referral authorization from the NAL before going to UCC.

In an emergency situation (life, limb, eyesight or broken bone) please dial 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room attached to a hospital.

Do you have a fever, cough, or shortness of breath or have been exposed to someone who has been recently quarantined for the Coronavirus or has tested positive for the Coronavirus? Use one of the following options BEFORE going to the Goodfellow Clinic: the appointment line at (325) 654-3149 from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.; the TRICARE Nurse Advice Hotline, after duty hours, at (800)-874-2273, option 1; or use TRICARE Online (TOL) Secure Messaging.


  • The Pharmacy Drop-off and Pick-up Windows are NOW open to ALL beneficiaries.
  • For your convenience, prescriptions can be picked up at the Pharmacy Counter
    1. To Drop-off / Activate a Prescription
      1. Check-in at the Drop-off window and register for automated messaging
      2. Please wait in your vehicle while we fill your prescription(s) or come back later if the wait is too long.
    2. When your prescription is READY, you will receive a text or call stating “Prescription ready to be picked up” notification message.
      1. Please return to the Pick-up window at your convenience once you have received this notification.

Note:  Face Masks are required when at the 17th Medical Group Pharmacy. Maintain 6 feet physical distancing.

Prescriptions Status: We strive to have your prescriptions ready within 24 hours from your submission.  The Pharmacy will keep a prescription ready for 10 calendar days.

Flu Shot

The Flu season is September through June.

We encourage you to get the flu vaccine to help reduce the overall impact of possible respiratory illnesses for you and others during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please call the immunizations clinic at (325) 654-1484 to verify whether we have the flu vaccine in stock before you attempt to obtain the flu vaccine in the network. 

You may search for a TRICARE network on-line at: https://www.tricare.mil/CoveredServices/IsItCovered/FluVaccine.

Please call (325)-654-3149 or Secure Message your PCMH if you have any questions. Secure Messaging: https://app.tolsecuremessaging.com

Staying Informed

Follow Goodfellow Air Force Base (@17thTrainingWing) on Facebook for updates via social media.

You can also find current information on the website as well as the AF Connect app. Once you download the app, add “17th Training Wing” to your Favorites and click on the “COVID-19” section in the top left.

For information on changes to volunteer opportunities check the Volunteering page.

COVID-19 Links

Face Covering Guidance

Health Protection Measures

COVID Resiliency