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NSA Bethesda COVID-19 Information

NSA Bethesda COVID-19 Information



Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bethesda is tracking the COVID-19 pandemic and working with our tenants and Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) to keep our population safe. The pages below and services operating status list are provided to help you track our response to the pandemic and how it may impact you.


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    • For the safety of all, cloth face coverings are required for all adults entering CDC buildings.
    • Austin's Playroom - Closed.
    • CDC I and II - Open to MEP Families only. Combined operations in Bldg. 87. All CDC families should check-in at CDC I for drop-offs and pick-ups.
    • Open 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mon. to Fri. (last walk-in* appointments accepted at 3:30 p.m.)
    • Effective April 6, the DEERS ID card office at NSA Bethesda is closed to walk-in* services. They will continue to accept appointments for emergent services; please see eligible time sensitive categories below:
      • Lost/stolen or initial CAC issuance
      • Expired CACs, OR CACs expiring within 60 days
        NOTE: Expired CAC IDs may not be used as one of the two forms of required ID for CAC renewals.
      • Newly retired service members
      • Dependents with IDs expiring within the next 30 days
      • Dependent Enrollment (Active Duty and Retirees only)
      • *CAC PIN Resets may receive service without an appointment.
    • Appointments can be made online at:
    • Seating is reduced and spaced for social distancing.
    • Face coverings are required for adults in the waiting area.
    • Cafe 8901 (DFAC/GALLEY) - Open with a limited menu. Seating is spaced for social distancing. Face coverings required. Cashless payments only (tap-to-pay, credit, and debit). Face covering required.
      • Reduced weekday hours:
        • Breakfast, 6 to 9 a.m.
        • Lunch, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
        • Dinner, 4 to 6:30 p.m.
        • Express, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
      • Weekend hours remain the same for both locations.
    • Daily Grind I and II - Mon. to Fri. , 7 a.m. to noon. Takeout only. No self-service beverages. Face coverings required.
    • Dunkin' (WRNMMC) - Open with reduced hours. Closes at 4 p.m. Open weekends from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Takeout only. No self-service beverages. Face coverings required.
    • Food Court (NEX) - Open with reduced hours. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
      • Takeout only. No self-service beverages. Face coverings required.
      • Panda Express - Open.
      • White Lotus - Open.
    • Lisa's Goodies - Open. Takeout only. No self-service beverages.
    • Subway (WRNMMC) - Open with reduced hours. Closes at 6 p.m. Closed weekends. Takeout only. No self-service beverages. Face coverings required.
    • The Wedge - Temporarily closed effective August 14. Notice will be posted once the Wedge is ready to reopen.
    • Warrior Cafe - Open with reduced hours. No self-service beverages. Face coverings required. Takeout only.
      • Monday through Friday:
        • Breakfast, 7 to 9 a.m. - Normal offerings
        • Lunch, 11 a.m to 1:30 p.m. - Grill, sandwich station, pizza/pasta station  and daily entree specials
        • Dinner, 4 to 6 p.m. - Grill station only
      • Weekends/holidays:
        • Brunch, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
        • Dinner, 3 to 5 p.m. - Grilled options to order only
    • Wendy's - Open. Takeout only via dining room and drive-thru. Face coverings required.
    • William III (Bldg. 10) - Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Face coverings required.
    • William III (Bldg. 17) - Closed.
    • William III (Bldg. 19) - Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Face coverings required.
  • DRY DOCK - Reduced hours. Open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • HOUSING REFERRAL OFFICE - Open. Call 301-295-6564.
  • MILITARY AND FAMILY SUPPORT CENTER (MFSC) - Support is available electronically via phone and email during normal operating hours. Call 301-319-4087.
    • Liberty Center - Closed.
    • MWR Fitness Center and Pool (Bldg. 17) - Open. For full operations information, check out the Fitness Center Updates page here.
    • MWR Sports Complex - Effective Wednesday, July 1, 2020:
      • The Track and Field are open, for individual use.
      • Fixed playground and fitness equipment are open for individual use.
      • Restrooms are open for patron use. (Note: Restrooms will be winterized and closed for winter.)
      • Face masks are required except when running on the track or doing cardio.
      • Physical distancing is required. Masks are required when distancing of 6 feet cannot be accomplished.
      • A prohibition remains in effect for using tracks, fields and group sports facilities for group/team activities without advanced approval (e.g., soccer, softball, volleyball, team basketball, etc.).
      • Outdoor group PT is authorized for groups of 25 or fewer. For groups larger than 25, permission must be obtained from the NSA Bethesda senior enlisted leader.
    • MWR Tickets and Travel Office - Appointments will be required to purchase tickets on site in Bldg. 239.
    • Barber Shop (WRNMMC) - Closed. Face masks are required.
    • Barber Shop and Beauty Salon (NEX) - Open by appointment only.
      • Hours:
        Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Last appt. 5:15 p.m.)
        Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Last appt. 4:15 p.m.)
      • Face masks are required.
      • Patrons may not wait in the shops.
    • Food Court (NEX) - Open. Takeout only. No self-service beverages. Face coverings required.
    • Gas Station - Pumps open 24/7.
    • Gift Shop/Kiosk (WRNMMC) - Closed.
    • Main Exchange - Open. Face coverings required.
      • Hours:
        • Monday thru Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
        • Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      • Fitting rooms are closed.
      • Optical Shop - Open Mon. to Sat., Main Exchange hours. Closed Sundays.
    • Quick Mart - Open with reduced hours. 9 a.m to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. No self-service beverages. Face coverings required.
    • Uniform Supply - Open. Located inside the Main NEX on the lower level.
      • Hours: Same as Main Exchange
      • Tailoring available
      • Dry Cleaning available
  • NAVY EXCHANGE - WRNMMC PHARMACY - Open Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Closed Sundays and Federal Holidays.
    • Services may be limited due to COVID-19.
    • NFCU (WRNMMC) - Effective Monday, Nov. 23, Navy Federal branch located in the hospital is closed until further notice.
    • NFCU (NEX) - Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Closed Sunday.
  • NAVY LODGE - Open.
  • NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY - NMCRS Bethesda is operating virtually and open by appointment only except for Quick Assist Loans. Quick Assist Loan counseling will take place without appointments  Tuesdays and Fridays from noon to 1 p.m. To schedule an appointment for other services, clients should call 301-295-1207 or 301-325-0886. (NMCRS also offers a virtual Budget for Baby class.)
  • PASS AND ID (GATE 1) - Open. See Gate Hours for details.
    • NSA Bethesda Interfaith Center, Bldg. 11 - Closed.
    • NSA Bethesda Religious Ministry Team - Virtual services. To reach the NSAB Chaplain, call 301-319-4443.
    • WRNMMC Pastoral Care Department - WRNMMC Sunday Worship Services are being held in Clark Auditorium for patients, staff and personnel.
      • Sunday Service Times: Mass, 9 a.m., Protestant Service, 10:30 a.m.
      • Daily Mass, Building 85T:
        • Monday through Thursday, Noon; Friday Mass 11 a.m.; Friday Islamic Services (TBA)
      • Chapel services are live streamed on Hospital Channel 112 and the Pastoral Care Facebook page 
      • For more information please contact WRNMMC Chapel Pastor,  Chaplain (MAJ) Anthony Kelley at 301-295-2134 or 859-907-3162
      • To reach a WRNMMC Chaplain, or for more information during working hours please call 301-295-1510. After working hours please call 301-295-4611 and ask to be routed to the duty Chaplain.
  • USO WARRIOR AND FAMILY CENTER AT BETHESDA - Open with reduced hours, masks required. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For a full list of programs and events, follow the USO WFC on Facebook.



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