Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Athens, Greece – do not travel

Location:  Greece


Event: On March 19, the Department of State issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19 advising all U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the impact of COVID-19.


 U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to work with their airlines to make travel arrangements while flights are still available.  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice.


Many travelers worldwide have reported unexpected flight cancellations and limited flight availability.  If your travel has been disrupted, please contact your airline.


Actions to Take:



  • U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki
  • +(30) 2310-376-300


  • State Department – Consular Affairs
  • 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444