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USCG Specific Frequently Asked Questions

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A27 (formerly M1) Q: If a single member assigned afloat residing on the ship is directed to quarantine, where does this member quarantine?

A: Member will be quarantined in Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (UPH) single occupancy rooms that do not share a bathroom and/or kitchen facility.

 

A28 (formerly M2) Q: What if a single member residing in single or multi-occupancy UPH room, including single occupancy homes converted to UPH and Unaccompanied Personnel Leased Housing (UPLH) is directed to quarantine. Where does this member quarantine?

A: A member residing in a single occupancy UPH with a private bathroom and/or kitchen facility will remain in their assigned room. A member residing in UPH with a shared bathroom and/or kitchen facility will be relocated to a single occupancy UPH room with private facilities.

Members residing in multi-occupancy UPH that has a private bathroom and/or kitchen facility will remain in their assigned rooms during quarantine. If only one occupant is directed to quarantine, that member will be relocated to a single occupancy UPH room with private facilities.

 

A29 (formerly M3) Q: What if a single member residing on the economy is directed to quarantine. Where does this member quarantine?

A: The member will be quarantined in their private home.

 

A30 (formerly M4) Q: What if a married member residing as a geographical bachelor is directed to quarantine. Where does this member quarantine?

A: If a member’s private residence is not within a reasonable commuting distance of the Permanent Duty Station, the member may be temporarily assigned to a single occupancy UPH room with private facilities.

 

A31 (formerly M5) Q: What if a married member residing in CG-owned or CG-leased housing is directed to quarantine. Where does this member quarantine?

A: The member will be quarantined in their CG-owned or leased home. Members with dependents may request to be quarantined in a single occupancy UPH room with private facilities.

 

A32 (formerly M6) Q: What if a married member residing on the economy is directed to quarantine. Where does this member quarantine?

A: The member will be quarantined in their private home. Members with dependents may request to be quarantined in a single occupancy UPH room with private facilities.

 

A33 (formerly M7) Q. What if a member married to a member residing in CG-owned or CG-leased housing is directed to quarantine. Where does this member quarantine?

A: If both members are exposed, they will be quarantined in their CG-owned or CG-leased home. If only one member is exposed, that member will be assigned to a single occupancy UPH room with private facilities.

 

A34 (formerly M8) Q: What if a member married to a member residing on the economy is directed to quarantine. Where does this member quarantine?

A: If both members are exposed, they will be quarantined in their private home. If one member is exposed, that member will be assigned to a single occupancy UPH room with private facilities.

 

A35 (formerly M9) Q: Will members be required to pay a UPH service fee if they are temporarily assigned to UPH as a result of exposure to COVID-19?

A: CG-133 has authorized UPH fee waivers for members directed to quarantine. This waiver is only authorized for the duration of quarantine. Local Housing Officers must report the number and amounts of waivers to PSC-PSD-fs.

 

A36 (formerly M10) Q: What if there are no UPH rooms with private facilities to quarantine members?

A: If a UPH room with private facilities is not available, contracted quarters will be acquired for the duration of quarantine. See paragraph 10 of ALCOAST 071/20 for guidance on funding.

 

A37 (formerly M11) Q: When a CG member completes their 14 days of self-monitoring without showing any symptoms, do they need to be cleared in any way before returning to work?

A: There is no need for medical clearance if the member is not exhibiting symptoms.

 

A38 (formerly M12) Q: I was in close contact with a friend who got tested for COVID, and therefore I had to self-quarantine for 14 days. Their test was negative. Do I still need to stay home for the remainder of the 14 day period?

A: If your friend’s test results are negative, you no longer need to self-monitor.

 

A39 (formerly M13) Q:  I just completed my PCS move but was ordered to quarantine because I came from a COVID-19 impacted area.  If I can’t move into housing yet, is there an allowance that could help?

A:  Yes, both members and dependents may be entitled to isolation allowance. Contact your inbound unit SPO to determine if you are entitled to this allowance.