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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila (March 26, 2020)
March 26, 2020

United States Embassy Manila, Philippines

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila (March 26, 2020)

Location:  The Philippines


Most international flights to be suspended:  Several airlines have already suspended or indicated intent to suspend international flights until April 14, 2020, or until further notice.  While the U.S. Embassy has been making every effort possible to assist U.S. citizens through coordination with local authorities including the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT), options to fly within and out of the Philippines are extremely limited.  Please monitor the DOT for announcement of available sweeper flights.

Please visit the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) Facebook and Twitter page for an updated schedule of international flights.



Consider your plan to shelter in place:  While the U.S. Embassy attempts to address these continuing challenges in assisting U.S. citizens, please make necessary preparations if staying in the Philippines during the quarantine period.  Please comply with local quarantine requirements and strictly follow local authorities.

Actions to Take:


  • U.S. Embassy in the Philippines
    1201 Roxas Boulevard
    +63(2) 5301-2000, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
    After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +(63)(2) 5301-2000
  • State Department–Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444.
  • State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Advisories, Alerts, and the Philippines Country Specific Information.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts.
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