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Travel Advisory: Jamaica – Level 4 (Do Not Travel)

Jamaica – Level 4: Do Not Travel The U.S. Department of State has revised its Travel Advisory level for Jamaica to “Level 4: Do Not Travel” due to COVID-19. U.S. citizens are advised to read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Jamaica due to ...
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COVID-19 Information – Jamaica

COVID-19 Information – Jamaica   Last updated:   04/13/2021   ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from ...
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COVID-19 Information – Cayman Islands

COVID-19 Information – Cayman Islands Last updated:   04/13/2021 ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 ...
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The United States Hands Over Fourth Set of Critical Hospital Emergency Equipment to the Government of Jamaica in Response to COVID-19

On Friday April 30, 2021, the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), delivered its fourth tranche of emergency equipment to the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) to support the Government of Jamaica’s (GOJ) response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This support, implemented through the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), is ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports Jamaica’s National Tree Planting Program through #300Trees Initiative

On Tuesday, May 4, the U.S. Embassy in Kingston distributed 300 locally grown ornamental and fruit trees to persons in communities across Kingston, St. Andrew and St. Catherine, in support of the Government of Jamaica’s National Tree Planting Program.  Recipients included members of the Embassy’s local community namely residents of Standpipe, the University of the ...
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U.S. Government Strengthens Jamaica’s Field Hospital Response

On April 30, Brigadier General Alcides Faria, the U.S. Army South Deputy Commanding General for Interoperability, toured the USG funded mobile field hospital currently deployed in Spanish Town, St. Catherine, along with State Minister, Ministry of Health and Wellness, The Hon. Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn. This field hospital is the first of what will be three mobile ...
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Travel Advisory: Jamaica – Level 4 (Do Not Travel)

Jamaica – Level 4: Do Not Travel The U.S. Department of State has revised its Travel Advisory level for Jamaica to “Level 4: Do Not Travel” due to COVID-19. U.S. citizens are advised to read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Jamaica due to ...
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Supporting Jamaica’s COVID-19 Response: U.S. government-funded Mobile Field Hospital finds new home at Spanish Town Hospital

On Monday April 12, 2021, United States Embassy officials visited the U.S. government-funded field hospital, now located at the Spanish Town Hospital in St. Catherine. The Mobile Field Hospital, provided by the U.S. Southern Command in September 2020, was recently visited by Minister of Health and Wellness Christopher Tufton. The Embassy officials follow-on visit was ...
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