The U.S. Army COVID-19 INFORMATION HOTLINE is now available. For information about symptoms, how it is spread or more, call 1(800) 984-8523.

The TRICARE NURSE ADVICE LINE is available for all TRICARE beneficiaries at 1(800) 874-2273.

There is a STOP MOVEMENT in effect for the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth. This measure restricts all travel including temporary duty, permanent-change-of-station moves and leave. Only local-area leave is authorized at this time. Employees and service members are directed to consult their chain of command/supervision before making any travel plans.

Soldiers, family members and Department of the Army civilians who may not be able to use airline tickets and resort or hotel reservations in conjunction with personal travel as a result of the COVID-19 emergency CANNOT RECEIVE ANY REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE ARMY for the loss. The Personnel Claims Act, the Federal Tort Claims Act and the Military Claims Act, the laws which the Army applies to losses by Army personnel, do not have provisions for paying Army personnel for these kinds of personal losses. All soldiers, family members and DA civilians are strongly encouraged to contact the airline, hotel or resort where they have made reservations and see if a refund is possible. It is also recommended that they obtain either travel insurance or ensure that the tickets and reservations they purchase are refundable before making the reservations. For more information, call the Claims Office at 6845376.

The Fort Leavenworth TAX ASSISTANCE CENTER will remain open for normal hours — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays with a few changes in place in light of COVID-19 concerns. All eligible personnel can drop-off paperwork using the drop-off service previously only available to soldiers E-5 and below. Once taxes have been prepared by a Tax Center volunteer, individuals can come to the Tax Center by appointment only to review the return and sign it. Do not come to the appointment if showing symptoms of the virus or any other illness. For more information or to cancel an appointment, call 684-4986.

There is a “NO TOUCH” POLICY in effect at all access gates. Inbound drivers should show their identification cards when they approach the guards, the guards will provide instruction on how they will scan the cards.

The DINING FACILITY IS NOW ONLY OPEN TO MEAL CARD HOLDERS. The drive-through is still serving paying customers. Standard meal rates are $3.50 for breakfast, $5.65 for lunch, $4.90 for dinner and $9.20 for holiday meals.

All Army and Air Force Exchange Service FOOD VENDORS ARE TAKE-OUT ONLY, including Burger King and the Exchange Food Court, until further notice.

The Fort Leavenworth DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY PHOTO STUDIO is currently closed. All scheduled photos and appointments are canceled and will not be rescheduled at this time. This is in accordance with DoD EXORD 144-20 FRAGO 7 and social distancing guidance from the chain of command.

Starting Monday, Fort Leavenworth FITNESS FACILITIES WILL BE OPEN under the following conditions to active-duty service members, Department of Defense civilians and retired military only. Gruber Fitness Center will only allow 75 patrons in the facility at one time for one hour per person. Harney Sports Complex will only allow 20 patrons in the facility at one time for one hour per person. Harney Sports Complex Annex will only allow 15 patrons in the facility at one time for one hour per person. The pool at Harney Sports Complex will only allow one patron per lane for 30 minutes per person. All facilities will close from 9-11 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. for deep cleaning.

ARMY EMERGENCY RELIEF ASSISTANCE is available to soldiers and families affected by COVID-19. Soldiers and family members exposed to COVID-19 and quarantined can contact an AER caseworker through the Army Operations Center at (703) 697-0218.

STREET PARKING IN FRONT OF RESIDENCES ON AUGUR, MEADE AND BUFORD AVENUES on Main Post is for residents only. Vehicles parked in these areas and not displaying a resident placard are subject to ticketing. Main Post residents who need parking tags should visit the Fort Leavenworth Frontier Heritage Communities office at 220 Hancock Ave., 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Fort Leavenworth THRIFT SHOP, 1025 Sheridan Drive, is closed until further notice.

CLAIMS FOR DAMAGE TO HOUSEHOLD GOODS are handled by the U.S. Army Center for Personnel Claims Support in Fort Knox, Ky. The Claims Office is only available to assist claimants to contact the USARCS-CPCS with a claim. For more information, call 684-4913.

Department of Defense policy PROHIBITS THE USE OF CBD OIL and other hemp-based products by service members.

Trails West Golf Course is in charge of the RECREATIONAL VEHICLE STORAGE LOT. For more information, visit 306 Cody Road or call (913) 651-7176.

The WOMEN VETERANS CALL CENTER hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Call 1-855-VA-WOMEN (1-855-829-6636).

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE can be dropped off at the HHW Collection Point in the basement of 810 McClellan Ave. from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. There are also outside drop-off cabinets that can be used after hours. Products should be kept in their original containers, when possible. Household hazardous waste includes automotive products, home improvement products, paint, varnish, paint thinner, paint stripper, caulk and adhesives, pesticides, household cleaners, batteries, cosmetics, lighter fluid, and arts and crafts materials. E-waste is also accepted at the collection point, including computers, cell phones, cameras, modems, monitors, televisions, printers, game systems and general electronics. Used motor oil and antifreeze can be dropped off at the Auto Craft Center at 911 McClellan Ave. or at an off-post garage.

The Fort Leavenworth SMARTPHONE APP is available for Android and iPhone. Search the Google Play and Apple stores for “Fort Leavenworth,” and download the app for quick links to contacts, services, news, info and things to do.

Fort Leavenworth chapel services

All RELIGIOUS EDUCATION AND CHAPEL SPONSORED EVENTS ARE CANCELED until May 11.

Services will use online streaming options for services during this time.

Chapels will be open for prayer and will be monitored to ensure social distancing guidelines are met. For more information, call 684-2210.

Look for these Chapel Community groups on

Facebook:

• Fort Leavenworth Chapels

• Fort Leavenworth Gospel Service

• Fort Leavenworth Gospel Service Women’s Ministry

• Ft Leavenworth Episcopal/Anglican Congregation Memorial Chapel

• Ft. Leavenworth Club Beyond

• Saint Ignatius Parish, Fort Leavenworth

• Ft. Leavenworth Chapel Liturgical

• Christ Fellowship – Fort Leavenworth

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