Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria (April 13, 2020)
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Event: Resources For Your Protection
As confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to grow around the world, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) remain the best resources for information about the pandemic. They provide information for individuals with higher risk of severe illness including older adults and individuals with underlying health conditions. Their website also provides guidance on using cloth face coverings to help prevent further spread of the disease. If you are in Nigeria and are running out of a critical prescription medication, please note many pharmacies remain open at this time.
The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos is working to confirm additional evacuation flight(s) within the next 1-2 weeks. If you are interested in returning to the United States and have not done so yet, please have EACH traveler in your party submit the electronic form.
Actions to Take:
- 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, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Nigeria.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States
U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area
+234 (9) 461-4000 during business hours; after hours press zero (0)
U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Nigeria
2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island
+234 (1) 461-3400 during business hours and after hours