COVID-19 Information

The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.   COVID-19 Information Updated August 5, 2020 Click here for answers to frequently asked questions. Country-Specific Information: France has confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the country. Since January 24, 2020, there have been 192,334 ...
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Frequently Asked Questions Related to U.S. Citizens and COVID-19

Does the new Global Level 4 Health Advisory mean I should return to the United States? If you live in the United States, you should arrange for return home by commercial means or be prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. You should have a plan to depart from France that does not rely ...
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Update on Travel Restrictions to the United States

March 12, 2020 For the most current information regarding COVID-19, the March 11 Presidential proclamation, and its impact on travel to the United States, please visit  www.dhs.gov  and  www.whitehouse.gov /. The restrictions do not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents and (generally) immediate family members of U.S. citizens. U.S. citizens who have been in the Schengen zone ...
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Proclamation — COVID-19, Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants

Proclamation—Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus   Issued on: March 11, 2020 On January 31, 2020, I issued Proclamation 9984 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus and Other Appropriate Measures To Address ...
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Presidential Declaration on COVID-19

Issued on: March 11, 2020 Oval Office 9:02 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  My fellow Americans: Tonight, I want to speak with you about our nation’s unprecedented response to the coronavirus outbreak that started in China and is now spreading throughout the world. Today, the World Health Organization officially announced that this is a global pandemic. We ...
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Remarks by VP Pence in a Coronavirus Briefing with Cruise Line Executives and Port Directors

Port Everglades Administration Building Fort Lauderdale, Florida March 7, 2020 GOVERNOR DESANTIS:  Good afternoon.  I want to welcome the Vice President to Florida, down in a part of the state where there’s a lot of great stuff going on, in Broward County.  I also want to thank the President for all his support, particularly on ...
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President Trump on Coronavirus, March 7 – Remarks by President Trump After Tour of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, March 7, 2020

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, Georgia (Issued March 7, 2020) March 6, 2020 4:43 P.M EST THE PRESIDENT:  I said, “I’d like to walk the press down the hall to see how professional this is.”  It’s incredible.  If you people would like, we would do that.  Are they able to do that, Doctor?  ...
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Press Briefing by Vice President Pence and Members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force

March 6, 2020 James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 5:41 P.M. EST THE VICE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon. We just completed today’s lengthy meeting of the White House Coronavirus Task Force and, at the President’s direction, have continued to implement his whole-of-government approach to bring the full resources of the federal government to bear to confront ...
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Remarks by President Trump at Signing of the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020

March 6,2020 Diplomatic Room 8:54 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Good morning, everybody.  Good morning.  I’m going to Tennessee to meet with the governor and a lot of people.  And it’s something.  It’s really something.  I guess some of you are coming along, I assume.  Is that right? Q    No. THE PRESIDENT:  You going? Q    There’s ...
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Novel Coronavirus: Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants

White House Issued on: January 31, 2020 The United States has confirmed cases of individuals who have a severe acute respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (“2019-nCoV”) (“the virus”) first detected in Wuhan, Hubei Province, People’s Republic of China (“China”).  The virus was discovered in China in December 2019.  As of January 31, 2020, ...
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