Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Ingalls Shipbuilding will update this page as needed for communicating information regarding COVID-19.

LATEST UPDATE

Ingalls Continues Extensive Cleaning

and Sanitizing

April 8, 7:20 a.m.

Ingalls has implemented enhanced cleaning and sanitizing processes. Teams of Ingalls employees and one of Ingalls’ environmental cleaning contractors, continue to clean facilities and equipment throughout the shipyard. This precautionary cleaning is occurring every night and on weekends and is being done throughout the shipyard.

Crews are also disinfecting other high-volume, high-traffic areas. Last night, crews fogged and manually cleaned the following areas:

  • Gates 1, 2 & 4, including turnstiles, vending machines, drinking fountains
  • All 4 employee buses
  • Medical screening trailers
  • Ship accesses, gangways, boxes
  • Gate 2 golf carts, mules
  • Admin 1, 2, 3, 4 lobbies, handrails, exterior doors
  • All handrails and doors for MTA, VVC, security
  • Singing River Island Building, 11, 80, 30, 75, 10, 50 offices
  • Singing River Island Building 21, 88, 70, gym, warehouse
  • Singing River Island Building 11, 30, 10 exterior
  • Transportation- exterior stairs, handrails, interior offices
  • Vessel NSC 9 compartments
  • LPD 29 boxes, vending machines

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PREVIOUS COMMUNICATIONS

Ingalls Continues Extensive Cleaning and Sanitizing

April 7, 8:00 a.m.

Ingalls has implemented enhanced cleaning and sanitizing processes. Teams of Ingalls employees and one of Ingalls’ environmental cleaning contractors, continue to clean facilities and equipment throughout the shipyard. This precautionary cleaning is occurring every night and on weekends and is being done throughout the shipyard.

Crews are also disinfecting other high-volume, high-traffic areas. Last night, crews fogged and manually cleaned the following areas:

  • Gates 1, 2 & 4, including turnstiles, vending machines, drinking fountains
  • All 4 employee buses
  • Medical screening trailers
  • Ship accesses, gangways, boxes
  • Gate 2 golf carts, mules
  • Admin 1, 2, 3, 4 lobbies, handrails, exterior doors
  • All handrails and doors for MTA, VVC, security
  • Training Center weld booths, SPACES accesses
  • All outside vending machines
  • LBTF all restrooms, interior/exterior doors, vending machines, water foundations
  • Multipurpose warehouse all restrooms, doors, water fountains, handrail
  • Safety Store at Gate 1, ATM
  • American Hero’s Café, ATM
  • CSA III outside break tables
  • All outside vending machines
  • IPD shops
  • Wetdock bathrooms NE, SW
  • Admin 1, 2, 3, 4, HR, VCC lobbies
  • CPA/Joiner Shop
  • DDG side support tower accesses
  • American Hero’s Café outdoor accesses, ATM
  • Safety Store outdoor access, ATM
  • Security control center
  • Track 6 vending
  • Wet dock start clock
  • IPD shop
  • LPD 29

 

View the daily facility cleaning report & additional photos


 

Video Message from Brian Cuccias

April 6, 3:15 p.m.

Brian Cuccias, Ingalls Shipbuilding president, addresses Ingalls employees and discusses the company’s continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Ingalls Continues Extensive Cleaning and Sanitizing

April 6, 10:30 a.m.

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Easter Holiday Extended

April 1, 2:45 p.m.

Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias announces extension to Easter holiday.

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Ingalls using advanced deep-cleaning technology to protect shipbuilders

March 31, 4:45 p.m.

Enhanced cleaning and sanitizing is done nightly and on weekends. Fogger disinfectants clean large areas and high traffic surfaces quickly and thoroughly.

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Liberal Leave Extended to May 1

March 30, 8:45 a.m.

Due to continued school closure notifications related to the coronavirus, Ingalls has extended its liberal leave policy through Friday, May 1, 2020. Remember that your job will be secure. You can take PTO/Vacation or unpaid leave without penalty. Absences are excused.

Remember, if you are not at work and you aren’t feeling well, or have fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath or sore throat, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO WORK! Call your primary healthcare provider, TELADOC at 1-800-835-2362, or QuadMed at (228) 205-7700 for appropriate consultation and treatment. Then please call Ingalls Medical Department at (228) 935-3841 with any updated information, so that the Company can take immediate steps to help prevent the spread of the virus. Do not return to work unless you have been cleared to return by the Ingalls Medical Department.

Please contact your supervisor if you decide to take Liberal Leave.


Reminder for Employees

March 29, 1:15 p.m.

If you are not feeling well, or have fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath or sore throat, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO WORK! Please call your primary healthcare provider, or TELADOC at 1-800-835-2362, or QuadMed at (228) 205-7700 for appropriate consultation and treatment. Then please call Ingalls Medical Department at (228) 935-3841 with any updated information, so that the Company can take immediate steps to help prevent the spread of the virus.

If you have problems with significant call volume or long lines in trying to reach your doctor or one of our other services, please do not come to work to be screened at one of Ingalls’ onsite screening locations. You may call the Ingalls Medical Department at (228) 935-3841 for an initial screening over the phone.

In any case, please do not return to work unless you have been cleared to return by the Ingalls Medical Department. Please refer to the Pay & Benefits Guidance document on the Ingalls Coronavirus web page.


Ingalls Shipbuilding has Confirmed Additional COVID-19 Cases

March 26, 5:30 p.m.

Ingalls Shipbuilding confirmed additional Coronavirus cases.

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Message from Brian Cuccias

March 25, 1:00 p.m.

Brian Cuccias, Ingalls Shipbuilding president informs employees of a second confirmed case of COVID-19 at the Pascagoula facility.

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Message from Edmond Hughes

March 24, 1:30 p.m.

Edmond Hughes, Ingalls Shipbuilding vice president of human resources, sent a message regarding benefits and liberal leave.

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A message from Brian Cuccias

March 23, 3:00 p.m.

Brian Cuccias, Ingalls Shipbuilding president has sent a message to all Ingalls employees.

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Ingalls Shipbuilding Employee Tests Positive

March 22, 8:00 p.m.

Brian Cuccias, Ingalls Shipbuilding president sent a message informing employees of the first positive case at the shipyard.

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Message from Brian Cuccias

March 20, 3:45 p.m.

Brian Cuccias, Ingalls Shipbuilding president sent a message to employees about our critical duty to our country.

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Coronavirus Resource Guide Updated

March 20, 10:00 a.m.

Download the new version of the Coronavirus Resource Guide. Documents have also been uploaded in Spanish.

Download the Coronavirus Resource Guide    Download the Coronavirus Resource Guide in Spanish


Coronavirus Resource Guide for Employees

March 17, 2:30 p.m.

Ingalls Shipbuilding releases a resource guide for employees, pay and benefits guidance, and a COVID-19 absence certification form.

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Liberal Leave Extended for Ingalls Employees

March 15, 4:04 p.m.

A statement was released announcing the extension of liberal leave for the week of March 16, 2020.

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Message from Brian Cuccias: Liberal Leave for Ingalls Employees

March 14, 5:30 p.m.

Brian Cuccias, Ingalls Shipbuilding president, sent an update regarding the institution of liberal leave for employees.

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A Letter from Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias

March 13, 5:48 p.m.

Brian Cuccias, Ingalls Shipbuilding president, sent a letter to employees regarding Coronavirus.

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A Memo to All HII Employees from Bill Ermatinger

March 10, 10:04 a.m.

Bill Ermatinger, HII executive vice president and chief human resources officer, sent a memo to all employees regarding Coronavirus.

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