The United States Government Donates 613,340 COVID-19 Vaccines to the People of Lebanon

Today, through the COVAX program, the United States delivered a donation of 336,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine to Lebanon to support the continued fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As a single dose vaccine, this J&J donation can fully inoculate 336,000 Lebanese against COVID-19. The J&J donation is the first of ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  09/06/2022 ***  As of 12:01 a.m. EDT June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons aged two and above to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on June 12, 2022, the CDC ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon, April 22, 2020

Location: Lebanon Event: The Lebanese Ministry of Public Health confirmed 677 cases of COVID-19 and 21 related deaths in the country as of April 21, 2020. The Government of Lebanon has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Please also see the latest daily Lebanese government publication which consolidates every ministry’s decisions, actions and responses to address ...
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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Beirut International Airport Closure

Location:  U.S. Embassy Beirut Lebanon According to the local civil aviation authority, Rafic Hariri International Airport will close at 23:59 on March 18.  Commercial flight service from Rafic Hariri International Airport will be suspended until the airport reopens. All routine consular operations remain suspended.  The U.S. Embassy will send out an alert when routine consular operations resume, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens:  Suspension of Consular Services

Message for U.S. Citizens:  Suspension of Consular Services Location:  U.S. Embassy Beirut Lebanon The U.S. Embassy will suspend routine consular operations effective Monday, March 16.  This suspension will remain in effect until further notice. During the period of suspended operations, we will be providing emergency services to U.S. citizens on a case-by-case basis.  U.S. citizens ...
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Temporary Suspension of Consular Operations

The Consular Section at U.S. Embassy Beirut has suspended non-emergency visa operations in the interest of public health safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.  American Citizen Services will remain available for U.S. citizen emergency appointments. All visa appointments have been suspended until further notice.  Immigrant visa appointments will be rescheduled at a later date.  In the ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon

Location: Lebanon Event: On March 11, 2020, the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health reported that there are 61 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lebanon. The government of Lebanon announced on March 11, 2020 the temporary suspension of flights departing to Italy, Iran, China and South Korea.  Additionally, on March 12, the Directorate General of Civil ...
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Temporary Pause of International Exchange Programs Due to COVID-19

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) will temporarily pause all ECA-funded programs that involve travel to and from countries with heightened U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Alert Level 2 (Practice Enhanced Precautions) and Warning Level 3 (Avoid Nonessential Travel) or heightened State Department COVID-19 related Travel Advisory ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon

Location: Lebanon On March 9, 2020, the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health reported that there are 41 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lebanon.   The government of Lebanon has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. Anyone arriving in Lebanon displaying symptoms of COVID-19 may be transferred ...
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The United States Announces Assistance To Combat the Novel Coronavirus

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE This week the State Department has facilitated the transportation of nearly 17.8 tons of donated medical supplies to the Chinese people, including masks, gowns, gauze, respirators, and other vital materials. These donations are a testament to the generosity of the American people. Today, the United States government ...
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