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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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April 22, 2020

Location: Burkina Faso 

Event: The Burkina Faso Ministry of Health confirmed 600 cases of COVID-19 and 38 related deaths in Burkina Faso.  

Encourage your friends and family members to register at step.state.gov so they receive Embassy updates. 

Effective April 3, 2020 The staff at U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou will be teleworking full time.  The Embassy remains open and continues to operate in Burkina Faso.

Routine consular services remain suspended.  For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please email consularouaga@state.gov or visit our website for additional information: https://bf.usembassy.gov/services/.

Actions to Take:

  • Call the Burkina Faso hotline at (226) 52-19-53-94 or (226) 70-95-93-27, or dial 35 35, if you feel ill and suspect you might have COVID-19.
  • Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
  • For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
  • Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
  • Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
  • Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Burkina Faso.
  • Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States.

Assistance:

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