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NEWS | Dec. 6, 2020

USFK has Declared that All Travel to or within Camps Casey and Hovey are Off-limits

By USFK Public Affairs

Due to the continued rise of confirmed COVID-19 cases and increased incidence rates across South Korea, and out of an abundance of caution to protect the force, USFK has declared that all travel to or within Camps Casey and Hovey, and the following areas of Goyang, Uijeongbu, Namyangju, Yeoncheon and Cheorwon, are off-limits effective immediately (Saturday, Dec. 5 at 6 pm).

Only individuals who reside within the above areas, or those conducting official and necessary duties there, can continue to travel within these areas without restriction.

Bubble-to-bubble travel remains authorized for Camps Casey and Hovey to other USFK installations.

Also effective immediately, take-out dining ONLY is authorized after 2100 to Paju, Yangju, Dongducheon and Pocheon.

Finally, all penwide on- and off-installation saunas and steam rooms are off limits until further notice. This is in addition to all other off-limit restrictions such as gyms, marital arts, music lessons, Internet cafes, etc. that are already restricted.

USFK continually monitors the COVID-19 conditions on the peninsula, and makes an official assessment and recommendation every seven days for consideration and approval.

All USFK-affiliated individuals are reminded to adhere to all USFK core tenets, HPCON measures and ROK government and local directives to protect yourself, your bubble and others from COVID-19.

We must protect the force to protect the mission.

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