Shelter in place order for NYC possible. Decision within 48 hours
Effective Thursday morning, March 19th Fort Hamilton will move to Health Protection Condition Charlie. (HPCON Charlie) The measures include curtailing/closure of certain services, telework considerations & limited access to the installation.
Installation access will be limited to those who live and work on Fort Hamilton, mail and package delivery, contractors & mission-essential services. There will be 100 % ID check. This measure is being implemented to reduce the number of personnel on the installation to mitigate the spread of the virus.
For the duration of this temporary protective measure, the following personnel will have not have access to the base: Veterans under the expanded patronage act and retirees, nor members of the Fort Hamilton Community Club that do not live or work on Fort Hamilton.
We understand the impact & do not take it lightly. We recognize that this is a very dynamic situation and conditions will continue to change. We will continue to make risk-based decisions which are fully informed by health experts, senior leaders and government leaders from local to National level. We will remain transparent as possible and actively communicate those decisions to you. It’s important that we take precautionary measures to protect the health of the force and maintain operational readiness in the midst of the COVID19 pandemic.
Morning everyone. As always be safe, and alert. You’ve been trained in different ways for situations like this. Re-assure your loved ones and friends. Times are strange but we will prevail.
Latest Updates – article below.
NYC school closings
Restaurants are limiting operations to take out only.
Check on your buddies and family. Especially our older family, veterans and members. Be safe and be cautious.
They just postponed the Brooklyn St. Patrick’s parade this Sunday, March 15th. Will update if/when information comes in.
Due to the current global health situation and for caution’s sake, our next meeting scheduled for March 26 will be cancelled.
We will notify everyone on a monthly basis until the situation clears up.
Everyone stay safe, be cautious and take pro-active measures to protect you and your families.
Reliable information may be obtained at the CDC website at cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html