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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General Dubai
May 27, 2020

Health Alerts are released on Mondays.  Any urgent updates may be released in addition to regularly scheduled Health Alerts.


Schedule of movement restriction revised in Dubai: Media report beginning May 27 there will be no restrictions on movement between 6 am and 11 pm in Dubai. In addition, business activities will gradually reopen with social distancing guidelines and mandatory use of mask outdoors still in effect. For more details on movement restrictions in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, please click here.

Actions to Take:  Enroll in STEP at step.state.gov to receive alerts and ensure you can be located in an emergency.

Confirm the validity of your travel documents, including passports and visas.

Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date COVID-19 information.

For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.

Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.

Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in the UAE.

Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.

Check with your airlines regarding information about your travel plans or restrictions.

Assistance: U.S. citizens in need of emergency assistance can email American Citizen Services at [AbuDhabiACS@state.gov ]AbuDhabiACS@state.gov (for Abu Dhabi) or [DubaiACS@state.gov ]DubaiACS@state.gov (for Dubai and other emirates).

U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi

Embassies District, Plot 38, Sector W59-02, Street No. 4

+971 2 414 2200

U.S. Consulate General Dubai

Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed and Al Seef Streets

+971 4 309 4000

State Department – Consular Affairs

+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444

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