FALLS CHURCH, Va. – PAE (NASDAQ: PAE, PAEWW), a global leader in delivering smart solutions to the U.S. government and its allies, was chosen by the Navajo Nation to serve as the joint logistics and medical integrator for the Navajo Department of Health’s COVID-19 response, to apply proven turnkey solutions operating multiple Alternate Care Sites and deploying mobile testing teams. The award is valued at $50 million.
“Our recognized capabilities implementing results-focused COVID-19 response measures was critical for the Navajo Nation in choosing us to deliver integrated medical and logistics solutions vital to the health of Navajo citizens,” said PAE President and CEO John Heller. “Our Expeditionary Support and Stabilization Team is saving lives with their quick deployments and epidemic expertise as they respond to the needs of governments and organizations around the world.”
In conjunction with Navajo Nation virus response efforts, PAE will employ multiple approaches within a broad strategy to manage the spread of COVID-19. PAE will provide comprehensive ACS facility services and medical staffing 24-hours-a-day at multiple locations, including the Chinle Community Center in Chinle, Arizona. To facilitate wider COVID-19 testing coverage, PAE will deploy mobile testing teams throughout the territory. Support also includes establishing facilities to anticipate future pandemic responses.
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, PAE’s Expeditionary Support and Stabilization Team has rapidly enabled turnkey alternate care solutions to support customers’ response efforts to the pandemic. The team, with its wide scope of operational logistics capabilities, currently supports several ongoing health initiatives in North America, including mobilizing trained-and-ready test teams to conduct COVID-19 testing for the Southeastern Conference and standing up and operating a COVID-19 Alternate Care Site for the state of Georgia.
For 65 years, PAE has tackled the world’s toughest challenges to deliver agile and steadfast solutions to the U.S. government and its allies. With a global workforce of about 20,000 on all seven continents and in approximately 60 countries, PAE delivers a broad range of operational support services to meet the critical needs of our clients. Our headquarters is in Falls Church, Virginia. Find us online at pae.com, on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
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