Fox Battery FSC, 2-15th Field Artillery, "Ignite the Fuze"

Fox Battery FSC, 2-15th Field Artillery, "Ignite the Fuze" Fox Company, 210th BSB, 2nd BCT, 10th MTN DIV (LI) is the Forward Support Company for 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment.

Today's Updates - March 25, 2020
03/25/2020

Today's Updates - March 25, 2020

Good morning! Today’s roll up has a lot of new information. Effective immediately the CG has directed a change in duty requirements in an effort to increase social distancing. Also, announced yesterday during the town hall, some of our deployed Soldiers will be returning from deployment ahead of schedule. Find all the latest information below and please drop any questions in the comments.

- Reporting Status -
Mission Essential Personnel Only

M6 has directed further constraints to duty requirements until 3 April. This includes: individual PT as appropriate, no organized formations, no training on ranges and teleworking as appropriate. All critical services remain in place and the Division battle rhythm will continue.

Please speak with your chain of command/supervisor to determine whether or not you are considered mission essential and for further guidance. See the CG’s full statement here: https://bit.ly/33RB9Fi

- Access Information -
WSAAF Gate is CLOSED

- COVID Cases -
Fort Drum: One confirmed case, a part-time employee that for residency purposes is not counted in our Jefferson County numbers.
Jefferson County: 2 confirmed cases

- Health Guidance -
Active duty Soldiers who wish to be screened and who’re experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19 such as a cough, fever or shortness of breath, should report to the 24/7 central screening location outside of the Connor Troop Medical Clinic.

Family members and retirees who are Fort Drum MEDDAC beneficiaries and who are experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19 should call the Guthrie appointment line at (315) 772-2778 during business hours for screening. After hours please call the Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-874-2273, select option 1.

The drive-up pharmacy will continue to operate until further notice, more info here: https://bit.ly/2WuGbG8

DA Civilians experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 while at work or on duty should immediately notify their supervisor and call the MEDDAC Occupational Health Clinic at (315) 681-1901 between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. A healthcare worker will conduct an initial screening over the phone and provide additional information as to your next steps. For after-hours care or when not on duty, employees should contact their primary care provider and follow their directions for screening.

In addition to our on-post resources you can reach out to any of these numbers for information:
APHC Army COVID-19 Hotline: 1-800-984-8523
Samaritan Resource Line: 315-755-3100 (8 am - 9 pm, 7 days/week)
Carthage Area Hospital: 315-519-5497 (9 am - 7 pm, 7 days/week)
Lewis County General Hospital: (315) 376-9678 (Available 24/7)

- Redeployments -
In the coming weeks, members of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade and 1st Brigade Combat Team will be returning to Fort Drum ahead of their scheduled redeployment dates. Upon arrival here at Fort Drum all redeploying Soldiers will be quarantined and monitored by medical staff. We’ll have more information on that process as it becomes available. Those Soldiers deemed essential to the ongoing mission in Afghanistan will remain in place. Family members should reach out to their Soldier, SFRG or unit representatives with any questions regarding their Soldier’s status.

- Training Status -
2BCT JRTC: Postponed

- Facility Entrance Procedures -
Guthrie Clinic: Single Point of Entry - Everyone entering the clinic will do so at the far side of the Primary Care Clinic and follow the directions of the MEDDAC personnel at the tents for screening. Employees can be screened at the Radiology / Lab entrance between 6 and 7 am. After 7 am, employees will utilize the PCC entrance.

Behavioral Health: Patients should report to the Connor Troop Medical Clinic for screening prior to going to the Wilcox Clinic or Embedded Behavioral Health clinics. Once cleared, patients will receive a wristband which will be required before entering one of the behavioral health clinics.

Clark Hall: Single Point of Entry - Anyone needing to access Clark Hall must enter through the front doors of the facility. This includes mail clerks retrieving mail for units. After entering through the front doors, mail clerks should proceed to the second floor and utilize C-wing to access the Official Mail Distribution Center and enter the USPS.

- Services Status -
The most recently updated service(s) information is listed below. For the full list of closures and adjustments visit https://home.army.mil/drum/index.php/about/Garrison/public-affairs/coronavirus-update

DFACs: OPEN - take out options only

Army Wellness Center: No in-person appointments, virtual services here: https://bit.ly/2wAO4iD

Barber Shops: OPEN, Updated Hours
Main Shop - Sun -Tues and Thurs-Fri 1000-1700
Jack T. Sweet - Mon - Sat 0800-1500
Ontario Shop: Mon - Fri 0900-1600
Air Field: Mon - Fri 0900-1400

CDCs and SAC: Open to mission essential patrons, facility directors can help clarify your status. South Riva Ridge CDC is combined with Chapel CDC in building 10785C at the Main Post Chapel on Po Valley Road. POC: Evelyn Eggins-Alston, 315-772-9470 or [email protected]

Commissary: OPEN Tues-Sun 0900-1900, 100% ID check has been implemented at the doors and purchase limits have been placed on certain high demand items.

FMWR Fitness Facilities: CLOSED, but offering alternative fitness methods. Easy @Home Workout - https://bit.ly/2UtXnsF

PX: OPEN Mon-Sat 0900-1800 Sun 1000-1800
Religious Services: All services will now be conducted virtually. Please visit @FortDrumChapel for more information.

Retirement Service Office: No longer accepting walk-ins or appointments. Services available online, via telephone and e-mail. For assistance please contact us by phone at (315) 772-6339 / 6434 / 3189 or email [email protected]. For any pay issue or DFAS update, call 1-800-321-1080 or visit DFAS.mil and click on askDFAS to update your account.

Veterinary Clinic: Will operate as a ‘roadside service’ until further notice. Upon arrival to the clinic please call the front desk at 315-772-4262/0642/2978 to be checked in and await further instructions.

- Travel Guidance -
A New York state executive order, "New York State on PAUSE," directs all non-essential businesses statewide to close all in-office personnel functions at 8PM on Sunday, 22 March. There are several "essential businesses or entities" that are exempt from closure. For the purposes of this order, Defense and National Security-related operations supporting the U.S. Government and contractors to the U.S. Government are specifically excluded from the New York State executive order. Accordingly, all DoD personnel and DoD contractor personnel should continue to report for duty as directed by their supervisor. If DoD personnel encounter local law enforcement during such travel, DoD personnel should identify themselves using Common Access Cards and explain the nature of their work and travel in support of DoD.

Additionally, New York State is seeking assistance from health care professionals including psychologists, therapists and other mental health professionals to build a statewide digital network for mental health services during this crisis. If you’d like to volunteer visit health.ny.gov/assistance.

03/25/2020
10th Mountain Division

Important Update

MG Mennes announces further duty constraints to enforce social distancing across the division.

Pharmacy Update: 24 March 2020
03/24/2020

Pharmacy Update: 24 March 2020

Pharmacy Update:

Starting tomorrow, March 19, 2020, the Guthrie Clinic pharmacy will begin implementing new procedures to limit person-to-person contact in the pharmacy waiting room.

Beneficiaries picking up prescriptions will be able to do so through a new drive-up format in an effort to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission and increase safety for our staff and patients. The procedures for collecting prescriptions via the drive-thru pharmacy are as follows:

1. Call the Guthrie pharmacy refill line at (315) 772-3696 to request a prescription refill or verify your new prescription is ready for pickup.

2. Drive to the Guthrie Healthcare Clinic, follow signs to the pharmacy pickup parking lot, and park in one of the designated Pharmacy numbered parking spots. (Please see the map on the attached graphic)

3. Call the phone number on the sign in front of the parking spot.

4. Inform the technician of your parking spot number and discuss medications.

5. Wait patiently in your vehicle for your medications to be delivered to you.

U.S. Army Fort Drum & 10th Mountain Division
10th Mountain Division
1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division

Morning Update: 24 March 2020
03/24/2020

Morning Update: 24 March 2020

Good morning! Today’s virtual town hall will be starting at 12 noon. We’ll attempt to answer as many questions as possible, so please leave your questions and concerns in the comments and join us live on the page later today. This morning’s roll up has quite a few updates for the status of services on the installation, so take a close look at that section before you attempt to visit any facilities.

Reporting Status - Normal

Access Information - WSAAF Gate is CLOSED

- COVID Cases -
Fort Drum: One confirmed case, a part-time employee that for residency purposes is not counted in our Jefferson County numbers.
Jefferson County: 2 confirmed cases

- Health Guidance -
Active duty Soldiers who wish to be screened and who’re experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19 such as a cough, fever or shortness of breath, should report to the 24/7 central screening location outside of the Connor Troop Medical Clinic.

Family members and retirees who are Fort Drum MEDDAC beneficiaries and who are experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19 should call the Guthrie appointment line at (315) 772-2778 during business hours for screening. After hours please call the Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-874-2273, select option 1.

The drive-up pharmacy will continue to operate until further notice, more info here: https://bit.ly/2WuGbG8

DA Civilians experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 while at work or on duty should immediately notify their supervisor and call the MEDDAC Occupational Health Clinic at (315) 681-1901 between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. A healthcare worker will conduct an initial screening over the phone and provide additional information as to your next steps. For after-hours care or when not on duty, employees should contact their primary care provider and follow their directions for screening.

In addition to our on-post resources you can reach out to any of these numbers for information:
APHC Army COVID-19 Hotline: 1-800-984-8523
Samaritan Resource Line: 315-755-3100 (8 am - 9 pm, 7 days/week)
Carthage Area Hospital: 315-519-5497 (9 am - 7 pm, 7 days/week)
Lewis County General Hospital: (315) 376-9678 (Available 24/7)

- Facility Entrance Procedures -
Guthrie Clinic: Single Point of Entry - Everyone entering the clinic will do so at the far side of the Primary Care Clinic and follow the directions of the MEDDAC personnel at the tents for screening. Employees can be screened at the Radiology / Lab entrance between 6 and 7 am. After 7 am, employees will utilize the PCC entrance.

Behavioral Health: Patients should report to the Connor Troop Medical Clinic for screening prior to going to the Wilcox Clinic or Embedded Behavioral Health clinics. Once cleared, patients will receive a wristband which will be required before entering one of the behavioral health clinics.

Clark Hall: Single Point of Entry - Anyone needing to access Clark Hall must enter through the front doors of the facility. This includes mail clerks retrieving mail for units. After entering through the front doors, mail clerks should proceed to the second floor and utilize C-wing to access the Official Mail Distribution Center and enter the USPS.

- Training Status -
2BCT JRTC: Postponed

- Services Status -
CDCs and SAC: Open to mission essential patrons, facility directors can help clarify your status. South Riva Ridge CDC is combined with Chapel CDC in building 10785C at the Main Post Chapel on Po Valley Road. POC: Evelyn Eggins-Alston, 315-772-9470 or [email protected]

Retirement Service Office: No longer accepting walk-ins or appointments. Services available online, via telephone and e-mail. For assistance please contact us by phone at (315) 772-6339 / 6434 / 3189 or email [email protected]. For any pay issue or DFAS update, call 1-800-321-1080 or visit DFAS.mil and click on askDFAS to update your account.

Barber Shops: OPEN, Updated Hours
Main Shop - Sun -Tues and Thurs-Fri 1000-1700
Jack T. Sweet - Mon - Sat 0800-1500
Ontario Shop: Mon - Fri 0900-1600
Air Field: Mon - Fri 0900-1400

FMWR Fitness Facilities: CLOSED, but offering alternative fitness methods
Easy @Home Workout - https://bit.ly/2UtXnsF
Home Fitness Classes - DoD ID card holders can access a library of fitness activities through Well Beats for free through April 30. Follow the steps to get started.
STEP 1
Download Wellbeats App or visit portal.wellbeats.com
STEP 2
Select ‘Register Via Code’, Code: 57a4df63
STEP 3
Play a Fitness Class!

Veterinary Clinic: Will operate as a ‘roadside service’ until further notice. Upon arrival to the clinic please call the front desk at 315-772-4262/0642/2978 to be checked in and await further instructions.

Commissary: OPEN Tues-Sun 0900-1900, 100% ID check has been implemented at the doors and purchase limits have been placed on certain high demand items.
PX: OPEN Mon-Sat 0900-1800 Sun 1000-1800
Religious Services: All services will now be conducted virtually. Please visit @FortDrumChapel for more information.
Army Wellness Center: No in-person appointments, virtual services here: https://bit.ly/2wAO4iD
Outdoor Track: CLOSED
Museum: CLOSED
USO: CLOSED
Tax Center: CLOSED
BOSS: CLOSED
Outdoor Recreation: CLOSED
Library: CLOSED
Bowling Center: CLOSED
Commons: CLOSED
Reel Time Theater (@MPA): CLOSED
Automotive Skills Center: CLOSED
Aquatics programs, all youth sports and fitness programs cancelled.

Travel Guidance -
A New York state executive order, "New York State on PAUSE," directs all non-essential businesses statewide to close all in-office personnel functions at 8PM on Sunday, 22 March. There are several "essential businesses or entities" that are exempt from closure. For the purposes of this order, Defense and National Security-related operations supporting the U.S. Government and contractors to the U.S. Government are specifically excluded from the New York State executive order. Accordingly, all DoD personnel and DoD contractor personnel should continue to report for duty as directed by their supervisor. If DoD personnel encounter local law enforcement during such travel, DoD personnel should identify themselves using Common Access Cards and explain the nature of their work and travel in support of DoD.

Additionally, New York State is seeking assistance from health care professionals including psychologists, therapists and other mental health professionals to build a statewide digital network for mental health services during this crisis. If you’d like to volunteer visit health.ny.gov/assistance.

MFLC counselors are ready and available to schedule appointments if you need help. They are here for soldiers and family...
03/23/2020

MFLC counselors are ready and available to schedule appointments if you need help. They are here for soldiers and family members. Just make the call they can help.

Life doesn't stop even during these uncertain times. Do you need help? ACS can still be of service to you.
03/23/2020

Life doesn't stop even during these uncertain times. Do you need help? ACS can still be of service to you.

This mornings updates: March 23rd. Don't forget the Town Hall Update via Facebook for 10th MTN Division, Tuesday, March ...
03/23/2020

This mornings updates: March 23rd. Don't forget the Town Hall Update via Facebook for 10th MTN Division, Tuesday, March 23rd at noon.

Good morning all! Thanks for your sticking with us as we continue to work through your questions and provide the most up to date information we can during this crisis. A quick reminder: the next virtual town hall will be tomorrow, Tues. Mar. 24 at 12 noon. Please drop any questions in the comments. We’re going to get right into the roll up this morning with a note from MEDDAC about the updated COVID-19 prevention procedures they have in place for all clinics:

Entrance to the Guthrie Clinic will continue to use a single point of entry for all beneficiaries and employees. Everyone entering the clinic will do so at the far side of the Primary Care Clinic and follow the directions of the MEDDAC personnel at the tents for screening. (Note: employees can be screened at the Radiology / Lab entrance between 6 and 7 a.m. after 7 a.m., employees will utilize the PCC entrance)

Active duty Soldiers who wish to be screened and who’re experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19 such as a cough, fever or shortness of breath, should report to the 24/7 central screening location outside the Connor Troop Medical Clinic.

Behavioral health patients should also report to the Connor Troop Medical Clinic for screening prior to going to the Wilcox clinic or Embedded Behavioral Health clinics. Once cleared, patients will receive a wristband which will be required before entering one of the behavioral health clinics.

Family members and retirees who are Fort Drum MEDDAC beneficiaries who are experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19 should call the Guthrie appointment line at (315) 772-2778 during business hours or after hours at the Military Health System Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273), option 1.

The drive-up pharmacy will continue to operate until further notice, more info here: https://bit.ly/2WuGbG8

Reporting Status: Normal

COVID Cases -
Fort Drum: One confirmed case, a part-time employee that for residency purposes is not counted in our Jefferson County numbers.
Jefferson County: 2 confirmed cases

Sunday afternoon there was one additional confirmed case announced for Jefferson Country. The individual has been identified as a Jefferson County resident and employee of Carthage Area Hospital. The person is now in mandatory isolation per the Jefferson County Public Health Service. All affected employees and patients that had been in contact with the individual have been notified.

COVID-19 guidance: In addition to our on-post resources you can reach out to any of these numbers for information regarding COVID 19
APHC Army COVID-19 Hotline: 1-800-984-8523
Samaritan Resource Line: 315-755-3100 (8 am - 9 pm, 7 days/week)
Carthage Area Hospital Resource Line: 315-519-5497 (9 am - 7 pm, 7 days/week)

Access Information: WSAAF Gate is CLOSED

Travel Guidance: A New York state executive order, "New York State on PAUSE," directs all non-essential businesses statewide to close all in-office personnel functions at 8PM on Sunday, 22 March 2020. There are several "essential businesses or entities" that are exempt from closure. For the purposes of this order, Defense and National Security-related operations supporting the U.S. Government and contractors to the U.S. Government are specifically excluded from the New York State executive order. Accordingly, all DoD personnel and DoD contractor personnel should continue to report for duty as directed by their supervisor. If DoD personnel encounter local law enforcement during such travel, DoD personnel should identify themselves using Common Access Cards and explain the nature of their work and travel in support of DoD.

2BCT JRTC: Postponed

Services Status
CDCs and SAC: open for use by personnel designated as mission essential. Facility directors can help you determine if you fall into the category of mission essential. As of Mon., Mar. 23, South Riva Ridge CDC will combine with Chapel CDC in building 10785C. This building is attached to the Main Post Chapel on Po Valley Road. f you have any questions or concerns, please contact Evelyn Eggins-Alston at 315-772-9470 or you can email her at [email protected].

Veterinary Clinic: Will operate as a ‘roadside service’ until further notice. Upon arrival to the clinic please call our front desk at 315-772-4262/0642/2978 to be checked in and await further instructions.

Commissary: Hours - Tues-Sun 0900-1900, 100% ID check has been implemented at the doors and purchase limits have been placed on certain high demand items.
PX: Mon-Sat 0900-1800 Sun 1000-1800
Religious Services: All services will now be conducted virtually. Please visit @FortDrumChapel for more information.
Fitness Facilities: CLOSED
Outdoor Track: CLOSED
Museum: CLOSED
USO: CLOSED
Tax Center: CLOSED
BOSS: CLOSED
Outdoor Recreation: CLOSED
Library: CLOSED
Bowling Center: CLOSED
Commons: CLOSED
Reel Time Theater (@MPA): CLOSED
Automotive Skills Center: CLOSED
Aquatics programs, all youth sports and fitness programs cancelled.

Additionally, New York State is seeking assistance from health care professionals including psychologists, therapists and other mental health professionals to build a statewide digital network for mental health services during this crisis. If you’d like to volunteer visit health.ny.gov/assistance.

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