News & Events

COVID-19 Information

10 August 2020 SLOVENIA The U.S. Department of State has issued a Level 3 Travel Advisory for Slovenia advising citizens to reconsider travel to Slovenia due to the Covid-19 epidemic.  Register with the Embassy (STEP)  for the latest updates. The  U.S. Embassy is not currently evacuating U.S. citizens from Slovenia.  Flights are available from Slovenia and neighboring countries. Medical Situation: Active cases: 168 Cumulative ...
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Voting U.S. Elections 2020

Dear fellow American citizen in Slovenia: We now have a wooden ballot box in our Embassy guardhouse (visitor screening building) especially for you to drop off your voter registrations and ballots for the U.S. mail. Registration/Requests for ballots: Many of you have registered to vote.  If you have not, there is still time.  In order ...
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A New Member of Ambassador Blanchard’s Family

Ambassador Blanchard was honored to become the honorary godmother to a gorgeous Lipizzaner foal named 909 Slavina XXXV, born this April in Lipica Stud Farm. Becoming a godmother is a special ceremony that is part of the Lipizzaner tradition. This ceremony constituted an important symbolic gesture highlighting the many shared values and cultural ties between the ...
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U.S. Embassy Health Alert

Dear American Citizen in Slovenia:  Medical situation in Slovenia (as of 5 August): Since 29 July,  there have been 93 additional confirmed cases, and seven additional deaths. Currently there are 202 active cases (down slightly from last week), with 22 hospitalized. Since the beginning of the epidemic, Slovenia has administered over 134,000 tests,  confirming 2,208 infections and 124 fatalities. ...
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U.S. Embassy Health Alert

Dear American Citizen in Slovenia:  Medical situation in Slovenia (as of 29 July): Since 22 July, there have been 109 additional confirmed cases, and two additional deaths. Currently there are 237 active cases (down slightly from last week), with 21 hospitalized. According to the National Public Health Institute, recent infections were detected in care homes (80 infections), schools (54), shops (37), ...
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