NY National Guard Support NY Dept of Health at Airports Across the Region
/ Published February 05, 2021
Elmira Corning Regional Airport, Horseheads NY --
New York National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are collecting health information forms from travelers arriving in New York from out-of-state and international destinations at 12 airports around the state. The forms, or proof that the passenger has filled out an electronic form on their handheld device, is provided to the New York Department of State.
Travelers are also provided with information on quarantining when arriving in New York.
Since the mission began on October 16, 2020, New York National Guard personnel have collected 1,946,291 forms.
Guard personnel working with the Department of Health are located at:
JFK International Airport
Greater Rochester International Airport
Syracuse Hancock International Airport
Albany International Airport
Long Island MacArthur Airport
Westchester County Airport
Ithaca Tompkins International Airport
Plattsburgh International Airport
Buffalo Niagara International Airport
There are over 250 NY National Guard Soldiers and Airmen on mission.