Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy, April 10, 2020

Location:  Italy

Event:  The Italian government has confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the country.  Please review and follow the health decrees issued by the Government of Italy, including the need for social distancing, restrictions on movement outdoors, and the requirement to carry a self-certification document along with proper identification.

The CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g. grocery stores and pharmacies).  Some commercial businesses and regional authorities in Italy might now require face covers.  Please be aware of any local variations under Italian government health decrees and contact civil authorities if further information is needed.

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