Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Ljubljana, Slovenia (March 5, 2020)
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 March 5, the Slovenian Ministry of Health released a notice regarding the potential for COVID-19 in Slovenia. The language of the notice is available on the Slovenian Ministry of Health’s Coronavirus website.
The Embassy will provide updated information via the Embassy webpage on COVID-19.
Actions to Take:
- Contact 112 (available 24 hours a day) if you think you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, English-language operators are available to assess your condition and provide instructions.
- Visit the Slovenian National Institute for Health (NIJZ) website for updated information.
- If you are considering travel to neighboring Italy, review the Department of State’s Italy Country Information Page.
- 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.
- Check with your airlines or cruise lines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Slovenia.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.
- U.S. Embassy Ljubljana, Slovenia
+386 200-5500 (including after hours)
U.S. Embassy website
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Slovenia Country Information
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