Soldiers raise the flag in front of Hays Hall at the start of another day at Fort Drum.
Soldiers of 10th Mountain Division conduct repairs to maintain readiness in the midst of COVID-19.
COVID-19 has even affected how we enter buildings on Fort Drum.
Medical professionals at Fort Drum conduct health screenings to keep the workforce safe.
Soldiers experience haircuts with social distancing at the Main Exchange Barber Shop.
Take a look at these upcoming events!
Calling MEDDAC beneficiaries!
Fort Drum MEDDAC is now scheduling vaccinations for the following groups of beneficiaries:
- Those who are 65 or older.
- Those ages 16-64 who may be at risk for severe COVID-19 due to underlying health conditions as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) criteria.
- Those who are essential frontline workers.
Individuals in these groups may schedule an appointment by calling (315) 772-2778 during regular business hours (7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday). Beneficiaries will be asked to make their first and second dose appointments.
At-risk beneficiaries will receive an automated call to notify them that they are eligible for the vaccine at this time. Those who do not receive a call may need to schedule an appointment with their primary care provider to validate their risk category.
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Current: Overcast 28°F, Wind Speed W 7 mph, Wind Chill 21°F.
Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27°F. West wind 9 to 13 mph.
Tonight: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 11 PM. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14°F. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Snow accumulation of less than 1"possible.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34°F. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers after 1 AM. Mostly clear, with a low around 26°F. South wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Cantonment: AMBER as of 25 FEB 21 7:30 AM
Range: RED as of 25 FEB 21 7:30 AM
For more information, click HERE.
As of Jan. 4, 2021.
Cerjan and Gas Alley Access Control Points are open.
Mount Belvedere Access Control Point is open 24/7 to all authorized ID card holders, including valid local access badges and passes.
Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield Gate is open to all patrons with valid ID cards and passes (no Trusted Traveler) from 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays; closed on days of no scheduled activities (DONSAs), weekends, and holidays. When WSAAF Gate is closed, ID card / pass holders should enter through Gas Alley Gate and cross over Route 26 via Nash Boulevard to Bomporto Bridge. Sponsors / visitors with an exception to policy should report to the Visitor Control Center at Cerjan Gate before attempting to use WSAAF Gate.
The Trusted Traveler Program is suspended.
For more information, see our COVID-19 page.
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Officials share facility updates
Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation officials have announced the following changes to facilities on post will take effect March 1.
Monday through Friday: open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday: open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Atkins Functional Fitness Facility (Capacity: 75):
24/7 operations will resume March 1! For information on how to get an access card, call (315) 772-3377.
Magrath Sports Complex (Capacity: 150):
Monday through Friday: open 6 to 9 a.m. to active-duty service members only; open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. to all DoD ID card holders. Saturday: open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to all DoD ID card holders.
Racquetball courts will be open from 9 a.m. to closing daily. Patrons must bring their own equipment. Reservations are required; call (315) 772-9670.
Magrath Pool (Capacity: 25):
Monday through Friday: open 6 to 9 a.m. to active-duty service members only; open 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to DoD ID card holders on a first come, first served basis. Children must be accompanied by a parent at all times.
Monti Physical Fitness Facility (Capacity: 125):
Sunday: open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to all DoD ID card holders. Monday through Friday: open 6 to 9 a.m. to active-duty service members only; open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. to DoD ID card holders.
Face masks are required and hand sanitizer is available throughout the facilities.
Commander issues General Order 1F, revised local travel area map
The 10th Mountain Division (LI) and Fort Drum commander has issued General Order 1F for all individuals subject to military orders and stationed, assigned and/or attached to Fort Drum, and U.S. government civilian employees as indicated. To read the general order, click HERE.
Soldiers are limited to travel within the local travel area, defined as New York state and its five contiguous states (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont) excluding the areas listed in Appendix A (updated Nov. 13, 2020), which can be found HERE.
For more information, visit our COVID-19 page.
New state traveler policy in effect
State guidelines allow travelers to New York to “test out” of the mandatory 10-day quarantine for asymptomatic individuals. Travelers from states that are contiguous with New York will continue to be exempt from the advisory.
Visit https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-travel-advisory for more information.