Fort Hamilton Advisory

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.

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