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Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria (November 3, 2022)
November 3, 2022

Location: Countrywide

Event: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Nigeria due to flooding.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid floodwater, which contains harmful germs that can cause disease, other contaminants, downed power lines, and sharp objects.
  • Wash your hands after contact with floodwater.
  • Review CDC’s information on flood safety.


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 

+234 (1) 460-3400 during business hours and after hours 

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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