U.S. Navy COVID-19 Updates

You are at the official site for Navy information and updates on Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19). Visit frequently to learn about the latest policies, leadership messages and guidance on how to protect yourself, your family and your Shipmates.

Below you’ll find video messages and statements from Navy leaders, Navy news articles, links to NAVADMINs and ALNAVs, and other resources.


White House Guidance

The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America (PDF)

The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America (Video)


Latest

Navy.mil Release:

March 23, 2020: USNS Mercy Departs San Diego

Navy.mil Infographic

March 23, 2020 – U.S. Navy Hospital Ships

Facebook Video:

March 23, 2020 – Press Availability on USNS Mercy Deployment

ALNAV:

March 23, 2020: 29/20: State and Local Shelter-in-Place Orders’ Impact on Department of the Navy Operations


Supporting Imagery

USNS Mercy Photo Gallery

USNS Comfort Photo Gallery

NAVADMINs

March 21, 2020 – 80/20: Navy Mitigation Measures in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak: Update 3

March 19, 2020 – 75/20: Maintaining and Protecting the Navy Accessions Supply Chain

March 19, 2020 – 74/20: Mitigation Measures in Response to Coronvavirus Outbreak (Update 2)

March 18, 2020 – 73/20: Temporary Relaxation of Hair Grooming Standards in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

March 18, 2020 – 72/20: Navywide Advancement Examinations

March 18, 2020 71/20: Physical Readiness Policy Update

March 17, 2020 69/20: Enlisted Advancement Exams Postponed

March 17, 2020 68/20: Effective use of Remote Work Options

March 14, 2020 – 65/20: Overseas Travel

March 12, 2020 – 64/20: Navy Mitigation Measures in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak


ALNAVs

March 20, 2020 – ALNAV 28/20 (SECNAV Vectors Blog: Vector 16: Agility in Time of Crisis (As posted to ALNAV site)

March 14, 2020 – 26/20: Official and Personal Domestic Travel Force Health Protection Guidance for Department of the Navy (CONUS Travel Guidance)

March 13, 2020 – Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly’s Vector 15 message (Re. Force Protection Guidance)

March 12, 2020 – 25/20 Force Protection Guidance for the Department of the Navy

ALNAVRESFOR

March 20, 2020 – ALNAVRESFOR 09: Navy Reserve Enhanced Telecommuting Procedures

March 17, 2020 – ALNAVRESFOR 08: Reserve Mitigation Measures in Response to Coronavirus


MyNavyHR Videos

March 20, 2020: MyNavy HR Video: Board Suspension

March 20, 2020: MyNavy HR Video: Relaxed Grooming Standards

March 19, 2020: MyNavy HR Video: Advancement Exams Postponement Clarification

March 19, 2020: MyNavy HR Video: Restriction of Movement Update

March 19, 2020: MyNavy HR Video: PFA Suspension Update

March 18, 2020 – MyNavyHR Update: Advancement Exams Postponed

March 18, 2020 – MyNavyHR Q&A (Update 7): Details on Upcoming Advancement Exams

March 18, 2020 – MyNavyHR Q&A (Update 6): Orders, Coronavirus Warning Signs

March 17, 2020 – MyNavyHR Q&A (Update 5): Coronavirus Testing

March 17, 2020 – MyNavyHR Q&A (Update 4): Leave and Liberty, Travel Reimbursements

March 16, 2020 – MyNavyHR Q&A (Update 3): Freeze on PCS Moves

March 16, 2020 – MyNavyHR Q&A (Update 2): HHG Reimbursements for Canceled Moves, PCS Orders to Alert-Level 2 Countries

March 16, 2020 MyNavyHR: Travel & PCS (Update 1): Nonessential OCONUS Travel


Navy.mil Releases

March 23, 2020 – U.S. Naval War College Turns to Virtual Town Hall, All-Hands Call in Response to COVID-19

March 22, 2020: Navy Exchange Service Command Closes Barber and Beauty Shops in Response to COVID-19

March 22, 2020: Navy Preventive Medicine Teams Embark Ships in 7th Fleet

March 21, 2020: Naval War College Moves Lectures, Seminars Online, Postpones Events to Fight COVID-19

March 20, 2020: Navy Exchange Suspends All In-Store Vendor and Sales Events

March 20, 2020: Navy Increasing Health Protection Measures on Installations to Fight COVID-19

March 20, 2020: Telework Increased for Reserve Sailors; Some Admin Requirements Waived

March 19, 2020: Recruit, Officer Graduation Ceremonies Canceled Till Further Notice

March 19, 2020: Navy Postpones Selection Boards

March 18, 2020 – Navy Authorizes COs to Relax Some Grooming Standards if Necessary

March 18, 2020 – NCIS: Beware of Coronavirus-Themed Scams

March 18, 2020 – Chief of Chaplains Provides COVID19 Mitigation Guidance

March 18, 2020 – Navy Cancels Spring 2020 Fitness Cycle, Delays Advancement Exam

March 18, 2020 – Navy School Closed After Third COVID-19 Case

March 17, 2020 – Updated Training Track Guidance Issued

March 16, 2020 – Navy Museums Temporarily Close

March 15, 2020 – COVID-19: Important Information for U.S. Navy Reservists

March 15, 2020 – Navy Sets Coronavirus Transfer and Travel Rules: What You Need to Know (March 15, 2020)


Supporting Video

March 21, 2020 – Chief of Naval Personnel Virtual Town Hall

March 19, 2020 – CNO’s Message to the Fleet on Coronavirus

March 18, 2020 – Coronavirus Terms to Know

March, 14, 2020 – Message From Chief of Naval Operations ADM Mike Gilday and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell Smith

March 14, 2020 – Stop the Spread of Germs Everyday

Feb. 26, 2020 – Navy Surgeon General’s Message


DoD Statements

March 18, 2020 – Hospital Ships, Other DOD Assets Prepare for Coronavirus Response

March 14, 2020 – Statement by the Department of Defense on COVID-19 Response Measures on the Pentagon Reservation

March 13, 2020 – Department of Defense Statement on Enhanced Protection Measures at Pentagon


TRANSCOM Release

March 17, 2020 – Most Defense Personal Property Pick-ups and Pack-outs Paused; Deliveries Continue


More Resources

Military Health System Nurse Advice Line

MyNavy Career Center

Navy Chaplain Care

Psychological Health Resource Center

Navy Marine Corps Public Health Center

Department of Defense Coronavirus Update Site

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 Website

Military OneSource: Coronavirus Information for Our Military Community

Coronavirus Guidance from TRICARE

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society: Coronavirus Response (video)

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