Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania

Location:  Romania

Event:  The Romanian Minister of Interior announced Military Ordinance 3, which takes effect March 25 at noon local time.  Under this ordinance, citizens 65 and older are only allowed to leave home between 1100 and 1300 and even then, their activities are restricted to shopping, medical assistance, caring for a minor or elder and individual walks.  President Iohannis announced that the restrictions under Military Ordinance 3 regarding restrictions of movement with exceptions including for necessary work, provision of goods, and medical care, are obligations as of today.  Employees will need to show declaration with basic details and reason for travel (can show electronic version).  All commercial flights to and from Germany and France are suspended for 14 days, effective March 25, at 2300 Bucharest time.  Exception are the cargo transports, humanitarian, technical, and mail transports.  For more information see

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Notice for Romania.  See

Actions to Take:


  • U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania
    B-dul Dr. Liviu Librescu, nr 4-6
    Section 1, 014118, Bucuresti
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  • State Department – Consular Affairs
    888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
  • Romania Country Information
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