Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras

Event:   The Government of Honduras has implemented additional measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  On March 17, 2020, the Government of Honduras announced a new total curfew for San Pedro Sula which started on March 17 at 10:00 p.m. It will be in effect until Sunday.

Please note the curfew could potentially be extended after this time.  According to the announcement, individuals encountered outside without a legitimate reason, such as a medical emergency or acquisition of food or gas, risk arrest by police.

Please be aware that some U.S. citizens have reported scams with regards to the curfew and the lack of commercial flights in and out or Honduras.  Under no circumstances will U.S. government representatives ask for payment for services via social media.

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As a result of the curfew implemented by the Government of Honduras, grocery stores, gas stations and pharmacies are generally closed. Some grocery stores, pharmacies and gas stations may be opening for a few hours a day.

Please visit our website or Facebook page for more updated information on store openings.

The following stores have reported they will be opening sporadically:


Mas X Menos: Col. Palmira, Avenida La Paz

Punto Farma:

Hospital San Jorge – Col Hato de Enmedio

Hospimed – Col. La Kennedy

Centro Medico – La Granja

Hospital Infantil Privado – La Granja


Hospital Medical Center Tel. 2280 23331

Seguro Social Tel. 2246 3727

Hospital Viera Tel. 2280 2305

Hospital La Policlinica Tel. 2280 6337

La Ceiba:

Kielsa pharmacy: Tel. 2480 1076 (8 a.m. – 8 p.m.)

Hospital Dantony


Hospital Regional Atlántida

San Pedro Sula:

Cemesa Tel. 2580 1749 (8 a.m. – 8 p.m.)

Seguro Social Tel. 2580 1986 (8 a.m. – 8 p.m.)

Hospital del Valle Tel. 2480 1073(8 a.m. – 8 p.m.)

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