The Foreign Affairs Committee staff has been working around the clock to provide House offices with the latest information we are receiving on the State Department’s repatriation efforts and to help those offices address concerns from thousands of Americans overseas. Below you'll find resources from the Committee and Department of State that may be of use for Americans around the globe impacted by this crisis.
Department of State Resources
On March 19th the State Department issued a Level 4 worldwide health advisory urging U.S. citizens to avoid international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.
The State Department has created a 24-hour public hotline for Americans abroad:
- U.S. and Canada: 888-407-4747
- Overseas: 202-501-4444
- Travelers are also urged to enroll in the State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive alerts and make it easier to locate them in an emergency.
Embassy websites for country-specific COVID-19 information
CDC Materials for Incoming Travelers from High-Risk Countries
State Department Capabilities in a Crisis
Country-Specific Information/Health Alerts
Embassy-Specific COVID-19 Information
CDC’s Travel Website
Other Congressional Resources
Summary of the CARES Act
Section-by-Section Summary of CARES Act
House Agriculture Committee Resources
House Education and Labor Committee Resources
House Veterans Affairs Committee Resources
Majority Leader Hoyer Coronavirus Resources
Majority Whip James Clyburn Coronavirus Resources
Additional resources are available on the CDC's Website.