Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore, 02 April 2020   Location:  Singapore   Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 1,046 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore.  The U.S. State Department recommends Americans who live in the United States but are currently overseas should arrange immediate return to the United States unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.   …

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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Singapore

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore, 30 March 2020  Location:  Singapore  Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 844 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore.  The U.S. State Departent recommends Americans who live in the United States but are currently overseas should arrange immediate return to the United States unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.   …

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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Singapore

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore, 27 March 2020 Location:  Singapore  Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 683 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. The U.S. State Department recommends Americans who live in the United States should arrange immediate return to the United States unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore, 22 March 2020 Location:  Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. On 22 March 2020 the Singapore Ministry of Health released a new Notice regarding the potential for COVID-19 in Singapore.  The language of the Notice is available on its …

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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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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore (February 14, 2020) Location: Singapore Event: COVID-19 and Singapore’s Disease Outbreak Response System Condition A novel (new) coronavirus known as COVID-19 is causing an outbreak of respiratory illness that began in the city of Wuhan, Hubei Province, China in December 2019. On January 30, 2020 the World Health Organization …

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VOTING IN 2020 U.S. ELECTIONS

Message for U.S. Citizens VOTING IN 2020 U.S. ELECTIONS Your vote counts! Did you know that many U.S. elections for the House of Representatives and Senate have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters? All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore (February 5, 2020) Location: Singapore Event: Health Alert – Coronavirus and Travel Restrictions The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring the novel coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan, China and subsequently declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore (January 30, 2020) Location: Singapore Event: Regional Health Alert – Coronavirus The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that travelers avoid all travel to Wuhan, People’s Republic of China, and all nonessential travel to China in general, due to an ongoing outbreak of respiratory illness caused …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location: Singapore 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 surroundings. Stay alert …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore (November 08, 2019) Location: Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean Event: Tropical Cyclone Season in the South Pacific Ocean begins November 1, 2019 and ends on April 30, 2020. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommends that those in tropical cyclone-prone regions begin preparations for the upcoming seasons now. …

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Health Alert for U.S. Citizens: Singapore Haze Conditions

Location: Singapore Event:  The National Environment Agency in Singapore has reported unhealthy levels of air pollution at several times over the past week in Singapore. These conditions are usually caused by winds carrying haze from forest fires in the region. Actions to Take: Visit Singapore’s National Environment Agency website on haze conditions for informational updates, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Dengue Fever/Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever in Singapore

Dengue cases are on the rise in Singapore with the total Dengue cases reported this year five times higher than last year.  Already in 2019 there have been more cases of Dengue in Singapore than in the years of 2017 and 2018 combined. Please read below to learn: What are the symptoms of Dengue How …

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Reminder for individuals traveling to the United States using ESTA

If you are planning to travel to the United States using ESTA, please apply as soon as possible – at least 72 hours before your international flight is scheduled to depart. Don’t risk arriving at the airport without an approved ESTA. For more information, visit  https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/cbp-reminds-travelers-allow-72-hours-esta

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National Day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush; Wednesday, December 5, 2018

In accordance with the Presidential declaration of a National Day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush on 05 December, 2018, the U.S. Embassy Singapore’s office of American Citizens Services will be closed for all routine services and appointments. Please be aware that all appointments for 05 December 2018 have been cancelled. You may …

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U.S. Embassy Singapore remains open for consular services, including American Citizen Services and visas.

During the lapse in U.S. government appropriations, U.S. Embassy Singapore remains open for consular services, including American Citizen Services and visas.  Questions?  Contact singaporecon@state.gov or singaporeACS@state.gov January 23, 2018 Update: The lapse in U.S. Government appropriations has ended.

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