Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Madrid, U.S. Consulate General Barcelona (30 March 2020)
Location: Spain – Level 4: Do Not Travel
Event: Through April 9, the Spanish government is further restricting the operation of non-essential businesses and the movement of employees within the country. Essential services will continue and include transportation, banking, foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare, among others. However, provision of some of these services – including transportation – remains limited. The nationwide State of Alarm will continue through April 11.
We are operating with reduced staffing and reduced office hours across Spain. For more information, see our March 27 Health Alert.
Actions to Take:
- In a life-or-death emergency, please call 112.
- Call Spanish emergency numbers 112 and 061 right away if you believe you may have COVID-19 (or similar symptoms). For a list of local COVID-19 emergency numbers, please visit this website.
- Follow instructions of Spanish authorities. Not doing so could result in arrest and potential fines.
- Visit the Spanish Ministry of Health website for updated information.
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Spain.
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information on COVID-19.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- U.S. Embassy Madrid, Spain
- U.S. Consulate General Barcelona, Spain
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Spain Country Information
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