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Health Alert: COVID-19 Testing Requirement for Air Travel

Location: Bogotá, Colombia  Event: COVID-19 Testing Requirement for Air Travel  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Colombia and in other locations worldwide.  The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 may be found at our  COVID Information Page .   COVID-19 Testing Requirement for Air Travel  Effective January 26, the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  will require ...
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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive test result and ...
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Health Alert: Message for U.S. Citizens: Updated Bogota Health Measures

Location: Bogotá, Colombia Event: Updated Bogota Public Health Measures The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Colombia and in other locations worldwide. The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 may be found at our  COVID Information page . Additional Public Health Measures in Bogotá  Given significant rates of COVID-19 infection and ...
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Security Alert: Grenade Attack in Barranquilla

Location: Barranquilla, Colombia Event: Grenade Attack in Downtown Area A grenade exploded in downtown Barranquilla, on Calle 44 between Carreras 40 and 41, around noon today Tuesday, January 12. Authorities are on the scene. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation. Please follow local media reports for updates. Actions to Take: Monitor local media for ...
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Travel Advisory: UPDATED: Changes in Inbound Travel Policy and Other Public Health Measures

Location: Bogotá, Colombia Event: UPDATED: Changes in Inbound Travel Policy and Other Public Health Measures The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Colombia and in other locations worldwide. The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 may be found at our  COVID Information page . PCR Tests for Inbound Travelers The latest notices from the ...
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