Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Havana, Cuba

Location:  Cuba

Event:  The U.S. Embassy strongly encourages U.S. citizens to make necessary preparations for an extended stay in Cuba during the quarantine period.  Please comply with local quarantine requirements and strictly follow local authorities.

On April 2, the Cuban government suspended the arrival and departure of all international flights.  They have not announced a date on which the airport will reopen to international flights.  If you choose to book an international flight now for a future date of travel, we strongly recommend that your ticket is changeable or refundable.

Effective March 17, the U.S. Embassy in Havana suspended routine consular services.  For emergency American Citizens Services, please visit our website for additional information

While the U.S. Embassy is exploring options to address the current travel disruptions, we encourage all U.S. citizens in Cuba to register with the U.S. State Department using the following link: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP), and to monitor the Embassy website and Twitter feed for up-to-date information.

Actions to Take:

  • Maintain communication with the U.S. Embassy in Cuba.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information on COVID-19.
  • Visit the Department of State COVID-19 information page for the latest information.
  • Visit our U.S. Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information about conditions in Cuba.