Health Alert U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia- FSM

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia – FSM (04/17/2020) 

 

Location: Yap State

Event: Yap State Governor Henry Falan announced April 16 a “Restrictions of Movement of People” decree that would apply to all Yap State residents between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m, Monday through Friday. The curfew was prompted by three individuals who were identified as Persons Under Investigation for COVID-19 after they experienced COVID-19 like symptoms. After two of the individuals arrived in Yap from Guam on March 18 and completed the required 14 day quarantine, they were released and required to quarantine for an additional 14 days. During their quarantine period, they were discovered out and about in the community.

Repeated Information

The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Global COVID-19 Outbreak Notice. On March 11, the Department of State authorized the voluntary departure of non-emergency U.S. Government employees and all eligible family members due to stringent travel restrictions that affect commercial flights.  Embassy Kolonia remains open and staffed and Mission personnel are following United States and FSM government recommendations regarding social distancing and avoiding large gatherings. 

Actions to Take: 

Assistance:

  • U.S. Embassy Kolonia
  • 1286 U.S. Embassy Place, Pohnpei
    Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia
  • Phone: +691 320-2187 or +691 920-2369 (after hours)
  • Email: KoloniaACS@state.gov
  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444