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News Releases - COVID-19

Corps lifts restrictions at campgrounds in Rogue and Willamette valleys
6/10/2020
Campgrounds at Lost Creek, Cottage Grove, Dorena and Lookout Point lakes will open Thursday, June 11...
Big Bend campgrounds opening Thursday
6/10/2020
Campgrounds and boat ramps operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Big Bend Project, South Dakota, will open Thursday after being closed to protect against the further spread of COVID-19; this...
USACE operated campgrounds at Garrison project now open
6/1/2020
Campgrounds operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Garrison Project are open as of today after being closed to protect against the further spread of the COVID-19...
Oahe campgrounds opening Monday
5/29/2020 UPDATED
Campgrounds operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Oahe, South Dakota, project will open Monday. This will include the Beaver Creek and Hazelton Campgrounds in North Dakota...
Corps of Engineers expands reservations at Fort Peck Downstream and West End Campgrounds
5/29/2020 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open the Downstream Campground and West End Tent and Trailer Campground at the Fort Peck, Montana project for camping Monday. Both campgrounds are moving to a...
Gavins Point USACE campgrounds opening Monday
5/29/2020 UPDATED
Campgrounds operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Gavins Point Project will open Monday. This will include Cottonwood and Nebraska Tailwaters campgrounds...
Army Corps opening Libby Dam Campgrounds
5/22/2020
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officials at Libby Dam will open Blackwell Flats and Dunn Creek Flats Campgrounds Friday afternoon, May 22, 2020, in time for Memorial Day weekend. While the...
Corps relaxes restrictions for more recreation sites in Oregon
5/15/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (Corps) is easing restrictions at additional recreational sites...
USACE operated campgrounds on Lake Sakakawea to remain closed until at least June 1
5/11/2020
The Corps of Engineers operated campgrounds including the Downstream, East Totten Trail and Wolf Creek campgrounds in North Dakota will remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the earliest...
Army Corps delays Albeni Falls Dam recreation season
5/8/2020
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officials at Albeni Falls Dam have delayed its recreation season. Subject to state and federal changes in guidance the Corps is now tentatively scheduled to open...
Boat ramp near Santee closed
5/8/2020
In coordination with the Santee Sioux Tribe, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers managed boat ramp in the vicinity of Santee will be closed effective today. The closure will assist local efforts in...
Corps issues contract to build COVID-19 Montana Alternate Care Facility
5/8/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has awarded a $2.6 million contract to build an Alternate Care Facility in Kalispell, Montana, to aid in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic...
Corps relaxes restrictions for some recreation sites in Oregon and Washington
5/7/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is relaxing restrictions at some recreation sites May 7 as the first phase in a gradual relaxing of closures at Corps locations in Oregon and...
Corps of Engineers opens multi-use recreation areas
4/30/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced day-use and multi-purpose recreation areas around Fort Peck Lake will open May 1 to normal activities, following physical distancing and group limitations to...
Corps of Engineers modifying operations at Fort Peck recreational areas due to coronavirus
4/7/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Tuesday it will begin the orderly shutdown of all USACE-managed campgrounds around Fort Peck Lake to protect against the further spread of COVID-19,...
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News Stories - COVID-19

Amid challenges of COVID-19, a community organization contributes to Corps public lands
12/2/2020
Despite the months of May through September being the height of the recreation season for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers public lands, in March the USACE conducted an orderly shutdown of all...
ERDC delivers augmented reality solutions in the fight against COVID-19
5/5/2020
Scientists and engineers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) are using augmented reality technology to assist peers throughout the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in...
Assessments critical step in battling COVID-19 pandemic
5/5/2020
When the COVID-19 pandemic started to spread throughout the Midwest, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, was tasked by FEMA to start assessing sites for possible use as alternate care...
St. Louis converts hotel into alternate care facility ready for patients within days of state request
4/20/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State of Missouri to convert a local hotel for use as an alternate care facility.  USACE St. Louis...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Turns Over 7 Alternate Care Sites Over the Weekend
4/20/2020
Between Friday, April 17 and Monday, April 20, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finished seven alternate care sites in response to COVID-19. Together with the previous three completed locations, this...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers building 19 Alternate Care Sites in 10 States
4/12/2020 UPDATED
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers building 19 alternate care sites in 10 states...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers building 17 alternate care sites in 8 states
4/7/2020
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers building 17 alternate care sites in 8 states, including New York, California, Colorado, Michigan, New Mexico, Florida, Tennessee, and Illinois...
USACE adds 4 additional locations to alternate care sites in NY, NM
4/5/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers added four new contracts on to construct alternate care sites in response to COVID-19. The new locations will be in Queens, NY; Bronx, NY; Staten Island, NY, and...
USACE COVID-19 response efforts update for April 4, 2020
4/4/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working in support of the FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency - and in coordination with other federal, state, local and tribal partners – in response to the...
Work continues on Alternate Care Sites in 8 locations
4/3/2020
April 3, 2020 update regarding USACE contracts for alternate care sites selected by State governments. This listing of USACE contracts awarded to support Alternate Care Sites will be updated daily. An...