The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) is located at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD) in Pueblo, Colorado, and is destroying the remaining chemical weapons stockpile stored at PCD. The team has focused on the safety of the workforce and the public during the coronavirus pandemic, working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to minimize risks to the workforce and local community.
PCAPP Site-Specific COVID-19 Prevention Efforts
The following safety measures have been established at PCAPP to reduce the risk to the workforce and communities in and around Pueblo, Colorado.
- As of April 10, 2021, discontinued the use of face coverings for fully vaccinated personnel indoors or outdoors, except when complying with CDC and Defense Department guidance.
- Continued the use of face coverings for unvaccinated personnel that cover the mouth and nose indoors and the use of face coverings outdoors when social distancing is not possible.
- Provide access to a physician and nursing staff at the PCAPP medical facility for those requiring medical assistance.
- Provide sanitizing stations around the plant and encourage frequent handwashing.
- Continue to require social distancing for individuals that are unvaccinated. Enforce occupancy restrictions in all conference rooms and add partitions and barriers in work areas.
PCAPP will continue to monitor local conditions and consult with appropriate officials and make necessary adjustments to pandemic response and prevention efforts.