Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)

Issued: March, 27, 2020 Location: Kosrae, Yap, Chuuk and Pohnpei States Event: The March 19, 2020 Global Level 4 Health Advisory issued by the Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM

Issued: March 22, 2020 Location:  Pohnpei State Event:  The Governor amended March 21 Emergency Order No. 20-21 to ban passenger arrivals to Pohnpei State. On March 21, the Governor of Pohnpei State signed an amendment to Emergency Order No. 20-21 to ban passenger arrivals to Pohnpei State. The order is effective immediately and only permits airline …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM

Issued: March 21, 2020 Location:  Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap and Kosrae States Event:  United Airlines reduced international and Pacific island flight schedules due to government mandates and restrictions prohibiting travel. On March 21, United Airlines  notified the Embassy of its reduced flight schedules internationally and in the Pacific island region. United’s reduced schedule will impact flights from Guam to Saipan, …

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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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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) has no confirmed a COVID-19 case within its borders. On March 16, 2020, Pohnpei State identified a Person Under Investigation (PUI) for COVID-19. That person was discharged from the hospital and no longer under quarantine. Cases of COVID-19 are confirmed in the State of Hawaii and the …

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Health Alert for American Citizens

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), January31, 2020 Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of pneumonia first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. State local government actions: The FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs (DHSA) is currently enhancing surveillance at ports of entry.  The FSM DHSA …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia

Location: Federated States of Micronesia Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your …

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Weather Alert – Embassy of the United States of America, Federated States of Micronesia

Location: the islands of Nukuoro in Pohnpei State; and Lukunor in the Mortlock Islands, Losap, and Chuuk Lagoon in Chuuk State. Event: The National Weather Service, Guam, has issued a Tropical Storm warning for the above-named islands. In addition, a Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect for Fananu, Puluwat and Ululu in Chuuk State …

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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens – September 28, 2018

The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens that on September 28, at approximately 9:15 a.m., Air Niugini flight PX073 on approach to Chuuk International Airport (TKK) landed short of the runway in the lagoon.  Airport officials confirm all passengers and crew were safely evacuated and transported to Chuuk State Hospital for evaluation. The U.S. Embassy is …

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Health Notice – U.S. Embassy Kolonia

Location: Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia Event: The Yap State Department of Health Services reported an outbreak of diarrheal illness due to rotavirus. Rotavirus is highly infectious. It is characterized by vomiting and watery diarrhea for 3 to 8 days. Fever and abdominal pain also frequently occur. This outbreak coincides with the 9th Micronesian Games on Yap, …

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