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New Mexico Guard stays resilient through COVID-19 pandemic
April 9, 2020
Master Sgt. Marci Montoya of the New Mexico National Guard practices archery with family at home to help stay resilient during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Delaware National Guard helps set up alternate care site
April 9, 2020
Delaware National Guard Citizen-Airmen and medical staff from Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Christiana Care, and St. Francis Healthcare check vital signs during a training exercise at an alternate care site at A.I. DuPont Hospital, Wilmington, Del., April 7, 2020. Adults who do not have COVID-19 will be treated at the facility if hospitals reach capacity.

Time at home means time to help make masks
April 8, 2020
When Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine issued the order to stay at home March 22, 2020, to slow the spread of COVID-19, Kelly Hale of Haskins decided to sew cloth masks  for health care workers, first responders, the Ohio National Guard and other frontline workers.

NJ Guard Task Force sets up medical station in Meadowlands
April 8, 2020
New Jersey Air National Guard Capt. Sara Kucharski, a physician assistant with the 108th Medical Group, briefs civilian volunteers arriving at the field medical station (FMS) at the Meadowlands Exposition Center, Secaucus, N.J., April 6, 2020. The New Jersey National Guard medical staff is helping state and local officials operate the FMS in a COVID-19 relief effort.

104th Medical Group administers COVID-19 tests in community
April 8, 2020
A group of aerospace medical technicians and a medical administrator from the 104th Medical Group, Massachusetts National Guard, spent a week moving throughout Massachusetts administering tests for COVID-19, sometimes at four locations per day.

Indiana National Guard provides critical food bank support
April 8, 2020
Indiana National Guard troops from the 381st Military Police Company, Plymouth, load groceries into cars of local families at a drive-thru food drive at the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, Merrillville, Indiana, April 3, 2020.

Colorado National Guard helps shelter homeless in Denver area
April 8, 2020
Members of the Colorado National Guard transition to state active duty at Joint Force Headquarters, Centennial, Colorado, April 6, 2020. More than 250 Colorado National Guard members are helping the State Emergency Operations Center and the city and county of Denver shelter homeless people during the COVID-19 response.

Wisconsin National Guard provides poll workers statewide
April 8, 2020
2nd Lt. Ben Marinin, an intelligence officer with Company D, 173rd Brigade Engineer Battalion, processes absentee ballots in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, April 7, 2020. More than 2,400 Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen were mobilized to state active duty to assist as poll workers in state elections.

SC National Guard helps search for alternate care sites
April 8, 2020
The South Carolina National Guard works with state and federal agencies as a task force to conduct engineer assessments of sites throughout the state that could be used as alternate care facilities should there be a surge of COVID-19 patients at hospitals.

Pennsylvania National Guard supporting COVID-19 response
April 7, 2020
Spc. Gabriel Rushing of the Pennsylvania National Guard's 1/104th Cavalry gives a thumbs-up before driving a load of special needs cots from the Norristown State Hospital April 3, 2020, to the Federal Emergency Management Agency field hospital at Temple University in Philadelphia.


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Ohio National Guard wraps up COVID-19 hospital support mission
Ohio National Guard Public Affairs
May 11, 2022 | 1:40
The staffing support provided by members of the Ohio National Guard and State Defense Force was the helping hand that many hospitals and communities needed during the spike of COVID-19 cases around the state from December into early this year. More than 2,000 Soldiers and Airmen were activated by Gov. Mike DeWine during that timeframe to help relieve hospitals and health care facilities, which welcomed the assistance due to employee shortages and illnesses.

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