COVID-19 Information

Updated September 14, 2020 Country-Specific Information: Italy has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a  Level 3 Travel Warning  recommending travelers defer all non-essential travel to Italy due to a recent outbreak of COVID-19.  In addition, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a  Level 3 Health Notice  for Italy due to COVID-19 concerns and ...
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Lifting of Global Level 4 Global Health Advisory

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson August 6, 2020 On August 6, in close coordination with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of State lifted the Global Level 4 Health Advisory.  The Global Advisory, initially put in place on March 19, 2020, advised U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel ...
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Ambassador Gingrich Hails Faith-Based Relief Efforts Amid Pandemic

U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See hails faith-based relief efforts amid pandemic (Article published by the Catholic News Agency on May 8, 2020) By Courtney Mares Rome, Italy, May 8, 2020 / 10:00 am MT ( CNA ).- The U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See has called attention to the role of faith-based organizations in delivering ...
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Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance Builds Upon U.S. Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response

Press Statement MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE May 6, 2020 As we work together to defeat the coronavirus at home, the United States stands with our global partners in their time of need, as we always have. A healthier world means a healthier United States. For more than a half century, the United States has been the largest contributor to ...
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$270 Million in Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance for Global COVID-19 Response

The United States Continues Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response With More Than $270 Million in Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 22, 2020 For more than a half century, the United States has been the largest contributor to global health security and humanitarian assistance. Through the American ...
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UPDATE: The United States is Continuing to Lead the Humanitarian and Health Assistance Response to COVID-19

FACT SHEET Office of the Spokesperson April 16, 2020 The U.S. Government is leading the world’s humanitarian and health response to the COVID-19 pandemic even while we battle the virus at home.  As part of this comprehensive and generous  response from the American people, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have now ...
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Travel Advisory – Coronavirus in Italy

Travel Advisory February 26, 2020 Italy – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution Exercise increased caution in Italy due to a recent outbreak of COVID-19 and terrorism. A novel (new) coronavirus disease, recently designated as COVID-19 and also known as the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, is causing an outbreak of respiratory illness. The first cases of ...
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