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COVID-19 Panama Information

Any U.S. citizen in Panama requesting travel assistance to return to the United States should send an email to PanamaCityUSCitizen@state.gov View the U.S. Embassy in Panama’s most recent Alerts & Messages Index: Panama-Specific Information COVID-19 Testing COVID-19 Vaccine Information Exit and Entry Requirements Movement Restrictions Quarantine Information Transportation Options Fines for Non-Compliance Consular Operations Local Resources Other Links COVID-19 Information Last updated: 01/22/21 ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral ...
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Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

The United States Capitol 11:52 AM EST THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope. Of renewal and resolve. Through a crucible for the ages America ...
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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)

Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive ...
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CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to all air passengers entering the United States.  Testing before and after travel is a critical layer to slow the introduction and spread of COVID-19. This strategy is consistent with the current phase of the pandemic and more efficiently ...
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Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (January 12, 2021)

Event:  Updated Regional and Nationwide COVID-19 Restrictions in Panama  On January 12, the Government of Panama announced updated regional and national COVID-19 restrictions beginning January 14.   Starting January 14, a nationwide curfew is in effect Monday through Friday from 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.  Additional movement and business restrictions vary by region.   Panama and Panama Oeste:  Starting January 14, movement restrictions based on ...
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