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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Yaounde
March 18, 2020

Location:  Cameroon

Event:  Border Closure Due to COVID-19 and Visa Services Suspended

The government of Cameroon has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  All land, sea, and air borders are currently closed.  All schools and universities are closed, while  restaurants are ordered closed after 6 P.M. Visit this Cameroonian government website for further information.

Effective March 18, U.S. Embassy Yaounde has suspended routine consular services.  For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please contact us at YaoundeACS@state.gov

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 Cameroon.
  • Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States
  • Remain aware of your surroundings and keep a low profile.
  • Monitor local news stations.