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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton is operating at Health Protection Condition “Alpha” (HPCON A)


Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton still requires personnel to wear a mask inside all medical facilities, regardless of vaccination status.


For information on mask requirements for the Child Development Centers on base please visit  


This is in accordance with the March 1, 2022 Secretary of Defense Memorandum, Updated Guidance for Mask and Screening Testing for all Department of Defense Installations and Other Facilities. This memorandum outlines masking and screening testing guidance requirements based on the Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 community levels.  


The Consolidated Department of Defense Coronavirus Disease 2019 Force Health Protection Guidance was signed April 6, 2022. This guidance serves as the DOD COVID-19 Workplace Safety Plan required by Executive Order 13991, "Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask-Wearing," January 20, 2021.   


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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton