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

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Havana, Cuba, June 16, 2020

Location:  Cuba

Event:  Since April 1, the U.S. Embassy has facilitated the repatriation of more than 1,500 American citizens and qualified Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR) to the United States.

The U.S. Embassy will close the TRAVELER INTEREST FORM on Tuesday, June 16 at 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time). If you are a U.S. citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) in Cuba who HAS NOT ALREADY registered and wants to return to the United States before the airport reopens, please ensure you complete the form before it closes.

The U.S. Embassy has conducted 9 flights to date and is exploring options to continue additional flights, however, we strongly encourage U.S. citizens to continue to make necessary preparations for an extended stay in Cuba during the quarantine period. Please comply with local quarantine requirements, monitor local news for information about Cuban travel advisories, and check with their airline operators regarding future flights.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the U.S. Embassy is currently only providing emergency services to U.S. citizens. For emergency American Citizens Services, please visit our website for additional information

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.