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As of May 26, 2020:

If you choose to travel internationally, be aware of the following:

  1. US State Department Advisory Global Level 4: Do Not Travel remains in effect. Standing State Department guidance is as follows: “The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.” Read the full advisory here:
  2. VUMC Global Support and International SOS efforts to assist you during an emergency while overseas may be substantially limited. Read here for ISOS capacity to support VUMC employees for an emergency evacuation in the COVID context:
  3. There will likely be mandatory quarantine requirements in place at your destination. You are responsible for understanding those requirements and the relevant laws in effect at your destination prior to arrival. Review the most recent restrictions and  requirements for your destination here:
  4. Two Presidential Proclamations have been issued restricting entry/re-entry to the United States from certain countries (UK, Ireland, Schengen Area countries, China, Iran and Brazil). To understand how these proclamations may impact your entry/return to the US, read here:
    1. March 14, 2020:
    2. May 24, 2020:

Traveling to Nigeria? - July 1, 2019

  • Please see the attachment below to review Nigeria's new e-Yellow Card process, designed to combat fraud and prevent the spread of disease.

**OSAC Nigeria eYellow Card Rollout **