When hazardous weather conditions are predicted for our area, the information on this page will help you stay informed about changes to Fort Detrick's operational status.
Many missions on Fort Detrick require 24 hour operations. As a result, the decision change the installation operating status is taken very seriously.
Organizations always have the option to implement situational telework in accordance with their specific organizational policies. Garrison Operations routinely monitors the weather and makes recommendations to the Commander. The Commander makes weather decisions made based on conditions and forecasts as needed. Changes to normal operating conditions will result in messaging to the community.
The Senior Commander makes final decisions about changes to Fort Detrick's operational status and excusing employees administratively from all or part of the normal workday due to adverse weather.