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NEWS | Aug. 16, 2021

Update for personnel in health monitoring status

By USFK Public Affairs

Indoor mask wear is mandatory for all personnel under health monitoring status.

Public transportation may only be used to accomplish work-related activities.  Approved activities are:  Health, life, and safety related activities to include emergency services, hospital or health care providers, gas stations, pharmacies, education, child care, banking and realtor services.

Dining is permitted only as take-out, delivery or via drive-thru restaurants.

Activities that are not authorized include off-post dine-in eating, indoor malls and department stores.
   
Any other off-post activities not listed require an O-6 exception to policy (ETP).

These changes are in support of the recent Deputy Secretary of Defense Memo to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19.

As a reminder, all USFK-affiliated individuals must adhere to all USFK core tenets, HPCON measures and ROK government and local directives.

*Note: Health monitoring status, previously referred to as working quarantine, is for fully, vaccinated personnel. with an approved QAP. For more information, please refer to the Quarantine Policy.