Health Alert – Enhanced Screening at Designated U.S. Airports – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea – March 3, 2021

Location: Guinea

Event: As of March 4, at 11:59 p.m. EST, all U.S.-bound passengers departing from Guinea will be routed to one of the following designated airports: New York (JFK), Newark (EWR), Atlanta (ATL), Chicago (ORD), Los Angeles (LAX), or Washington (IAD) for enhanced screening.  The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will apply new layers of screening at these six U.S. airports in response to the Ebola resurgence in N’Zerekore, which the Ministry of Health declared on February 14, 2021.  This applies to all passengers, including U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, and visa holders (to include Diplomatic and Official visas).

Please be prepared for flight changes or cancellations.  All travelers are expected to also comply with pre-existing COVID-19 measures, including pre-departure testing, social distancing, and mask wearing.

Actions to take:

  • For more information, please consult the CDC page.
  • If you are planning to travel to the United States, contact your airline to confirm your flight and route.

Assistance: 

U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea
Phone number:  +224-655-10-40-00 (U.S. citizen emergencies only)
Email address:  ConakryACS@state.gov
https://gn.usembassy.gov/

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Guinea Country Information and Travel Advisory page

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