NSA Mid-South HPCON CHARLIE:  Services Decoupling Phase I Status

as of 8/17/2020

Mitigation applicable to all MWR Facilities/Programs

•Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes available at facility entrance and service counter.


•Staff members are required to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while in the facility.
•Prior to beginning of their shift, each staff member will read and answer the COVID questionnaire that posted at the entrance of each facility and receive a temperature check.
•All staff trained in COVID mitigation protocols.
•Sufficient cleaning and sanitation supplies present at each facility.
•Clean/sanitize the facility prior to opening, as needed throughout the workday, and at the end of the workday.
•Ensure social distancing (greater that six feet) is practiced throughout the facility.


•All patrons are required to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while in the facility.
•Upon entering the facility, each patron will be required to read and answer the COVID questionnaire and submit to a temperature check.
•All patrons shall practice social distancing of at least six feet from other people while in the facility.

Services Decoupling allows the installation to reopen certain services with certain mitigation and limitation in place while remaining in HPCON CHARLIE.

The health and well-being of our personnel and their families remain our top priority. COVID-19 can infiltrate our force, and we bear an obligation to maintain mission readiness, ensure mission assurance, and protect the health of our force.

With that in mind, we have determined that with well thought our controls and mitigations; the installation can offer some services without significantly increasing the COVID-19 risk to our service members and their families.

Decoupling and restoration of service will be a slow process, and he success of failure of initial decoupling will inform the way ahead when determining the next phases of restoration.



Navy Youth Programs provides a fun and safe environment for base eligible youth & teens throughout the year. We are accredited through the Council on Accreditation and affiliates of both 4-H and Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

Youth Center: After School Program, Before School Program, FitFactor, Holiday Events, Kid's Nights Out, Saturday Play, Special Events, Sports Competitions, Summer Day Camp, and Vacation Play Days. Indoor activities include group games, board games, dramatic play, puzzles, playhouses, foosball, video games, arts and crafts, and computer play. Outdoor play activities include playground time, basketball, soccer, hikes, kickball, parachute play, and more.

The School-Age Care provides programs that effectively contribute to the morale and well being of youth in grades K - 12. The program focuses on assisting children in learning to make appropriate decisions about their own behavior. We also help youngsters overcome the stress and trauma associated with relocating and adjusting to new friends and peer groups. Each program has been designed to enhance your child's existing skills, promote physical fitness, encourage creativity, cultivate new interest areas, and develop lifelong recreation skills.