Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana

Location:  Ghana

Event:  Ghana’s Health Resources

The U.S Embassy’s highest priority is the safety and security of U.S. citizens in Ghana.  While we work to facilitate repatriation flights for U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States, we would like to call your attention to the COVID-19-related health resources available in Ghana.  If you believe that you or someone you know has been exposed to coronavirus or are showing symptoms of the disease, please follow the guidance provided by the Ghana Health Service.

  • The Government of Ghana has set up two phone numbers for questions regarding coronavirus: 050 949 7700 & 055 843 9868.  Please call these numbers to learn where you can be tested.
  • Ridge Hospital and Tema General Hospital have been designated as COVID-19 treatment centers. The Government of Ghana is currently expanding to Ga East Hospital to further support COVID-19 isolation/treatment of confirmed cases.
  • The Ghana Health Service maintains a COVID-19 information website with useful information.

In addition to local resources, we also recommend the following: