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Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria – Resources for Your Protection
June 30, 2020

Location:  Nigeria

Event:  Resources for Your Protection

As cases of COVID-19 continue to grow around the world, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) remains the best resource for information about the pandemic.  Its website (see below) provides information for individuals with higher risk of severe illness, including older adults and individuals with underlying health conditions.  It also provides guidance on using face coverings to help prevent further spread of the disease.

If you are in Nigeria and running low on critical prescription medication, please note many pharmacies remain open.

The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos has organized a chartered evacuation flight for the week of June 29 – July 5 from Lagos to Atlanta, GA.  The Consulate will call you if there is space available on the flight.  There are no scheduled flights from Abuja at this time.


The U.S. Mission released new evacuation questionnaires on April 22, 2020.  If you are interested in taking an evacuation flight organized by the U.S. Consulate General and you have not yet completed the questionnaire, please CAREFULLY and ACCURATELY complete the appropriate questionnaire below. EACH TRAVELER in your party must complete his/her own questionnaire in order to be included in our data:

New Lagos Evacuation Flight Questionnaire

New Abuja Evacuation Flight Questionnaire

Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria

Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area

+234 (209) 461-4000 during business hours; after hours press zero (0)


U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Nigeria

2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island

+234 (201) 460-3400 during business hours and after hours


State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Nigeria Country Information

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