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The SAF's Army Medical Services were deployed on 7 Apr to support the Ministry of Manpower and the Ministry of Health in providing primary healthcare such as basic health screening and consultation services to two foreign worker dormitories.
Hundreds of daily calls, 12-hour shifts, 7 days a week: Find out how SAF servicemen & volunteers have been supporting the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority and the Ministry of Health in the nation's fight against COVID-19.
Stricter safe distancing measures, more courses conducted online and a shortened direct enlistment process - these are part of measures implemented at the Basic Military Training Centre (BMTC) to minimise the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
In view of the 2019 novel coronavirus situation, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has enhanced measures at SAF camps and bases to safeguard the health of its soldiers while maintaining operational readiness. Senior Minister of State for Defence Heng Chee How visited the Basic Military Training Centre on 11 Feb to observe the measures that have been put in place.