Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Accra (June 12, 2022)
As of June 12, 2022, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) order requiring all persons to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded. Starting at 12:01 a.m. EST on June 12, 2022, the CDC will no longer require air travelers, regardless of citizenship or visa status, to show a negative COVID-19 test result, or documentation of recovery from COVID-19, prior to boarding a flight to the United States.
However, the CDC order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect. For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.
Actions to Stay Informed:
- Review country-specific COVID-19 entry/exit requirements on the Embassy’s COVID-19 information page.
- In accordance with CDC guidance, delay your travel if you test positive for or have symptoms of COVID-19.
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