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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines (March 17, 2020)
March 17, 2020

Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines, March 17, 2020

Location: Manila


The U.S. Embassy is closed for all services today, March 17, due to the Government of the Philippines announcement of an enhanced community quarantine for Luzon.  More information will be provided as soon as possible.

Actions to Take:

  • Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
  • Monitor local news for updates.
  • Check with your airlines or cruise lines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
  • Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
  • Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 here for information on conditions in the Philippines.
  • Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.


For further information:

  • See the 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 and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Contact the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines, located at 1201 Roxas Boulevard, at +(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.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
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