Health Alert Update: U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine 

Event:  On March 15, the U.S. Department of State authorized the voluntary departure of non-essential U.S. government personnel and family members with high risk medical conditions for COVID-19.  Authorized departure will be via commercial passenger services until such services are suspended.

Current travel restrictions in Ukraine:

  • The Government of Ukraine has suspended all commercial passenger services, including flights, trains and passenger buses, to and from Ukraine for a period of two weeks beginning on 00:01 a.m., March 17.
  • All foreigners will be barred from entering Ukraine effective 00:01 a.m., March 16.
  • The U.S. Embassy urges all U.S. citizens who wish to leave via commercial air travel consider rescheduling their flights.  Visit the website of the Office of the President of Ukraine for additional information on these new measures.

The Department of State has issued a Global Level 3 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.

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