Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy, October 8, 2020

Location:  Italy

Event: The Department of State has issued a Level 3 Travel Advisory for Italy recommending that travelers avoid all nonessential travel (including tourism) to Italy. In addition, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Health Notice for Italy due to COVID-19 concerns and similarly recommends that travelers defer all nonessential travel to Italy.

On October 7, 2020, the Italian government issued a new decree extending the COVID-19 state of emergency to January 31, 2021.  Please visit the website of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for additional information on Italian government decrees and measures.  Please continue to follow the three W’s: wash your hands, wear your mask, and watch your distance (six feet/two meters).

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