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NEWS | June 2, 2022

USFK Adjusts to HPCON Alpha

By USFK Public Affairs

Based on United States Forces Korea’s assessment of the low COVID community level in South Korea, USFK will adjust its health protection condition to “Alpha,” peninsula-wide, effective Thursday, June 2.


All off-installation bars, clubs, saunas, bathhouses, karaoke establishments and any facility that restricts entry to adults are now authorized for all USFK-affiliated individuals regardless of vaccination status.


Masks will be worn according to current USFK and South Korean guidance.


South Korea international arrival policy still applies to all USFK-affiliated individuals.


All USFK-affiliated individuals are reminded to adhere to USFK’s core tenets, HPCON Alpha mitigation measures and all South Korean rules, directives and laws to protect yourself, your family and our community from COVID-19.


USFK will continue to monitor the current COVID-19 situation within USFK and South Korea - while balancing mission readiness requirements with the health and well-being of our affiliated community - and will make additional adjustments regarding HPCON levels to protect our mission and community.


USFK remains at a high level of “fight tonight” readiness and continues to maintain a robust combined defense posture to protect the Republic of Korea against any threat or adversary.

USFK Core Tenets English [↓] | USFK Core Tenets Hangul [↓]


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