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NEWS | May 27, 2021

USFK authorizes bars and clubs for fully vaccinated individuals

By USFK Public Affairs

Effective Friday, May 28 at 6 a.m., all USFK-affiliated individuals who are fully vaccinated can now visit bars and clubs – with the exception of those located in Area II. All bars and clubs remain off-limits to partially vaccinated and non-vaccinated individuals.

Additionally, off-installations gyms are authorized with approval from the first O-6 commander or GS-15 equivalent from your or your sponsor’s chain of command.

While USFK is authorizing bars and clubs for those fully vaccinated, all karaoke rooms, sauna and bathhouses remain off-limits to USFK-affiliated personnel.

USFK defines Area II as Seoul and the surrounding region, with the exact boundary viewable on the USFK’s interactive hotspot map below.



All individuals are reminded to follow all South Korean rules, directives and laws regarding COVID-19, including all ROK government established social distancing level mitigation measures, while strictly adhering to USFK core health protection tenets.

We must protect the force to protect the mission.

HPCON B Infographics as of May 28, 2021

HPCON B Infographics as of May 28, 2021