Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya March 13, 2020
Event: On March 13, the Kenyan Ministry of Health announced one confirmed case of COVID-19 in Nairobi.
The Kenyan Ministry of Health has suspended all public gatherings, meetings and events. All routine consular appointments at the U.S. Embassy from March 16 to March 27 are canceled. In the case of a U.S. citizen in need of emergency assistance, please contact the U.S. Embassy using the contact information below before coming.
U.S. government personnel are advised to limit non-essential travel.
Actions to Take:
- Visit the website of the Kenyan Ministry of Health for updated information.
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- Check with your airlines or cruise lines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Kenya
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.
- U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya
United Nations Avenue
Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 (0) 20 363 6451
+254 (0) 20 363 6170 (after hours)
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444