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COVID-19 Information for U.S. Citizens in Mexico

The U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Mexico would like to advise all U.S. citizens traveling to or living in Mexico to please refer to our COVID-19 Information page for the latest country-specific information and entry and exit requirements – https://mx.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/ (Original date: May 13, 2020)
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Travel Restrictions – Fact Sheet

Last updated: April 20, 2021 COVID-19 Related Travel Restrictions across the U.S. Borders with Canada and Mexico The United States will temporarily limit inbound land border crossings from Canada and Mexico to “essential travel”. This action does not prevent U.S. citizens from returning home. These restrictions are temporary and went into effect on March 21, ...
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Status of U.S. Consular Operations in Mexico in Light of COVID-19

Updated: March 26, 2021  (Original date: May 28, 2020)  U.S. citizens in need of 24/7 emergency assistance should call 55-8526-2561 from Mexico or 1 (844) 528-6611 from the United States.  Appointment availability is very limited due to physical distancing requirements in our offices and public waiting rooms.  Each applicant requires their own appointment.  The number of ...
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Health Alert: Mexico Travel Advisory Change: Level 4: Do Not Travel Due to COVID-19

Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Mexico  (April 20, 2021) Location:  Mexico  Event:  Mexico Travel Advisory Change: Level 4: Do Not Travel Due to COVID-19  The U.S. Department of State updated the  Travel Advisory  for Mexico on April 20, 2021, to better reflect the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) science-based Travel Health Notices that outline current health ...
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Cultures in Harmony offers violin classes to the community in Retosachi, Chihuahua

From April 12 – 16, 2021, the NGO Cultures in Harmony, with support from the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juárez, brought two renowned musicians to the community of Retosachi, Chihuahua to offer a music clinic to Raramuri violinists in the Sierra Tarahumara region. The clinics were run by William Harvey, the first American concertmaster ...
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Security Alert – Cartel Violence

Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Tijuana, Mexico – (April 9, 2021) Location: Mexicali and the Mexicali Valley, Baja California Event:  Cartel Violence   Travelers should exercise increased caution when traveling in and around Mexicali, the Mexicali Valley, and the western part of the state of Sonora due to the possibility for heightened violence between rival cartel ...
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Health Alert -Mexico COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 cases in Mexico continue to decrease after peaking in the first week of January 2021.  As of April 1, Mexico City, Mexico State, Guanajuato, Puebla, and Queretaro report the highest number of active cases.  As of April 6, Puebla is the only state reporting a hospital occupancy rate above 30 percent for regular COVID-19 beds.  Mexican health authorities reiterated calls for people to follow prevention measures, including leaving home only for essential activities, maintaining social distance, washing hands frequently, and wearing masks (particularly indoors).  Schools remain closed ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Consulates General Hermosillo and Nogales

Health Alert:  U.S. Consulates General Hermosillo and Nogales (March 25, 2021) Location:  Sonora – Statewide Event:  Spring Break/Holy Week 2021 Sonoran state health officials announced new measures to be implemented during Spring Break/Holy Week to avoid the transmission of COVID-19.  From March 26 to April 11, checkpoints will be set up on highways, beaches, and ...
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