U.S. Embassy Health Alert: Covid-19 update

Dear American Citizen in Slovenia: Travel within Slovenia: ·         As noted previously, all non-essential travel outside the municipality where you reside is prohibited, and police will be enforcing these restrictions this weekend.  Medical situation in Slovenia: ·        As of April 3, Slovenia reported 934 confirmed COVID cases and 20 fatalities, with 112 hospitalized and 30 in intensive …

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COVID-19 Information

3 April 2020 SLOVENIA The U.S. Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory stating that those who live abroad should avoid international travel, and those who normally live in the U.S. should arrange for immediate return to the United State unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. The Slovenian government has advised …

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U.S. Embassy Health Alert – Daily Covid-19 message

Dear American Citizen in Slovenia: Medical situation in Slovenia: ·        The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Slovenia continues to grow, although not at an exponential rate.  Since March 4 the average daily increase of confirmed cases is 24%, but since March 16, the average daily increase has been 9%. ·         As of April 2, Slovenia reported …

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U.S. Embassy Health Alert: Covid-19 update

Dear American citizen in Slovenia: Legal Stay in Slovenia ·         The Slovenian government announced March 30 that it would automatically extend the legal entry period for foreign nationals currently in Slovenia.  This includes those who entered on visa waiver (normally 90 day stays) and long-term visas, as well as temporary residents.  For this reason, American citizens do not need …

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U.S. Embassy Health Alert – Daily update 30 March 2020

Dear American Citizen in Slovenia: Please don’t forget about the  virtual town hall  today (March 30) at 2pm.   Remember that the clocks went forward in Slovenia on March 29.  Daily situation update below. Medical situation in Slovenia: ·         As of March 30, Slovenia reported 730 confirmed COVID cases and 11 fatalities, with 101 hospitalized. Flights ·        The Slovenian government has …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

March 19, 2020 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 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Ljubljana, Slovenia (25 March 2020)

Location:  Slovenia Event: During this difficult time we wanted to reassure you that the U.S. Embassy remains here and ready to assist you as you either remain in Slovenia or make plans to depart.  We continue to update our  Coronavirus page  daily, including the latest information on border crossings for flights via Vienna and Zagreb. Sincerely, Consul Assistance: …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Ljubljana, Slovenia

Location:  Slovenia Event: The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising all U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the impact of COVID-19. The U.S. Embassy in Slovenia continues to updates its daily  Embassy webpage on COVID-19 . Regular commercial flights to Ljubljana airport have ceased.  U.S. citizens in Slovenia who are considering returning to the United States are urged …

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Health/Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Ljubljana, Slovenia (March 15, 2020)

Location: Slovenia Event:  Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Slovenian government has announced that on March 16 public transportation (including inter-city train and bus service) will cease operations.  Taxis for urgent transport will remain.  Cross-border bus and train services have ceased.  The Ljubljana airport is currently open, but many connecting flights from Europe to the United …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Ljubljana, Slovenia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Ljubljana, Slovenia (March 5, 2020) Location: Slovenia Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 80,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 4, the Slovenian Ministry of Health announced the first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Slovenia. On …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Location: Ljubljana – Congress Square / U.S. Embassy Event:  A protest is scheduled to take place on Saturday January 25, from 1200 to 1400. The protest will be against “wars and militarism,” which may include anti-American sentiment.  The protestors plan to move from Congress Square to the U.S. Embassy on Prešernova Street.  It is expected to …

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Security Alert: Middle East Tensions

Location: Slovenia Event: 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 in locations frequented by …

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Holiday Security: U.S. Travelers To Europe

U.S. Travelers in Europe If you are traveling to Europe this holiday season, please check the website of the U.S. Embassy in the country you will visit for the most recent Security Alerts. During the holiday season, security measures in Europe may be heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals …

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Alert – U.S. Embassy, Ljubljana, Slovenia Adria Airways – Ongoing Cancellations

30 September 2019 Location: Airports Event: Adria Airways, the primary carrier serving Slovenia, continues to cancel most of its flights due to the company’s financial situation.  Travelers report that it is very difficult to contact Adria Airways at this time.  Other airlines serving Ljubljana have increased their capacity.           Actions to Take: Consider taking ground transport …

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Alert: Adria Airways / Planned Demonstration

Alert:  Adria Airways / Planned Demonstration 25 September 2019 1)    Adria Airways  Location: Airports Event: Slovenia’s Adria Airways has temporarily suspended most of its operations due to financial difficulties as of September 24. Other international airports within a 2.5 hour drive of Ljubljana include Trieste, Zagreb, and Venice.           Actions to Take: Those with tickets on Adria …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Ljubljana, Slovenia

Location: Ljubljana, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, there are ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe, including Slovenia.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets frequented by Westerners. Actions …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder, December 7, 2017

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent.   U.S. Embassy Ljubljana reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security. Review …

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November 30th European Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season.  U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals and events.  This Travel Alert expires on January 31, 2018. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Finland demonstrate that the Islamic State of …

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