Naval Station Great Lakes COVID-19 Update

Last Updated 1pm on April 2, 2020

Installation News

Child & Youth Programs

CDC operations are at Level 2. All CDC operations are consolidated into Building 2700 and School Age Care is in Bldg. 8190. Non-medical counseling for youth now available by video, click here for more information. Hours of Care: Mon-Fri: 6am-6pm

Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR)

Effective Immediately By Order of the Command and for Safety of All Concerned: All MWR facilities/programs will be closed until further notice. 

Please keep checking here or on our Facebook page for the most current information.

Fleet & Family Support Services (FFSC)

The Naval Station Great Lakes FFSC building is closed. For assistance with an urgent situation, please use the following phone numbers:

Navy Region Mid-Atlantic MWR & FFR at Home

Are you looking for something to do while stuck at home? Let us help you make your time at home more enjoyable and productive! More information. 

Navy Gateway Inn & Suites

24-Hour Operation - Front Desk: 847-688-6675


Mon-Fri: 5-7am; 10:30am-12:45pm; 4:45-630pm & 11:30pm-1:30am
Sat, Sun & Holiday's: 6:30-8am; 9am-Noon & 4-5:30pm

Mid-Atlantic Fleet & Family Readiness COVID-19 Program Updates

With the current spread of COVID-19, the priorities for Mid-Atlantic Fleet & Family Readiness Programs are to protect personnel and support the mission. We are developing this web page to provide the most current information for MWR, CYP, Housing, FFSC and Galley closures, cancellations and adjusted services.

Force Health Protection Condition Bravo has been ordered for Naval Station Great Lakes. All personnel should: avoid contact with sick people; practice proper hygiene and cough/sneeze etiquette. Travel restrictions have been directed for all DOD Military Personnel, Family members, Government Service Employees and Contractors for domestic and international travel. For further guidance refer to the Under Secretary of Defense Force Health Protection Supplement 2, dated 25 February 2020.