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

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Havana, Cuba, May 13, 2020

Location:  Cuba

Event:  The U.S. Embassy facilitated the repatriation of more than 300 American citizens and qualified Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR) to the United States.

On May 13, the Cuban Government extended the closure of the airport until at least June 30.  The U.S. Embassy will provide updates on the airport operating status as information becomes available.

The U.S. Embassy is individually notifying all confirmed travelers for the additional Delta Airlines charter flights departing from Havana to Miami on May 14.

IF YOU HAVE BEEN SELECTED FOR A FLIGHT, we urge you to complete your reservation immediately with the instructions provided by the U.S. Embassy.

Please DO NOT contact the U.S. Embassy about your flight status.

All remaining U.S. citizens should 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.