HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 27, 2020)
EVENT: Curfew Extended – Keep the Embassy Informed About Your Plans
National Curfew Extended
The Government of Honduras has extended the curfew until Sunday, May 3 at 3:00 p.m.
The National Police announced banks, supermarkets, pharmacies, hardware stores, and gas stations will be open Monday through Friday until 5:00 p.m.
Shopping will be allowed from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. according to the last digit of an individual’s identity card, passport, or residence card:
The elderly, women who are pregnant, and individuals with disabilities will be able to exclusively access grocery stores and pharmacies from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and banks from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on the day which corresponds to the last number on their identification.
All U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to respect the curfew and minimize trips out of their home. It is mandatory to use face masks, sanitary gel, and social distancing in public.
Request for Information
The U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa has helped 6,500 U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents return to the United States since March 15. Please help us continue to assist U.S. citizens still in Honduras by helping us update our records.
ACTIONS TO TAKE:
Are you a U.S. citizen currently in Honduras?
If you have not done so already, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us:
- Do you want to return to the United States in the next few weeks, or do you plan to stay in Honduras through the COVID-19 pandemic?
- Please provide a reliable phone number where we can contact you in Honduras.
Are you a U.S. citizen who has already returned to the United States?
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The U.S. Embassy will continue to seek commercial flights for U.S. citizens requesting to leave Honduras. We encourage all U.S. citizens who chose to remain in Honduras to follow curfew rules set out by the government of Honduras and refrain from unduly traveling long distances on roads with potential hazards.
For additional information on COVID-19 please:
- Review the State Department’s Global Level 4 Health Travel Advisory at travel.state.gov
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States and check with your airline regarding any updated information about your travel plans.
- Monitor local news for updates.
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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