Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Athens – what the government can/can’t do in a crisis

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Athens, Greece

Location:  Greece

Event:  Today’s daily update to U.S. citizens in Greece regarding COVID-19 and local conditions:  What the Department of State Can and Can’t Do in a Crisis

Commercial flights continue to operate.  If you would like to return to the United States, possible flight options are available on our COVID-19 website.  There are no plans for evacuation or chartered flights from Greece.

Answers to these questions and more about the Department’s role during crises:

  • How can I receive up-to-date information during a crisis?
  • What about my family and friends who are not U.S. citizens?
  • Will the U.S. government always evacuate citizens in crises?
  • Will the U.S. government pay for my evacuation if it is needed?

Actions to Take: