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Health Alert for April 1, 2020

U.S. Embassy Helsinki will be sending a daily update to ensure all US citizens in Finland have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Updated information will be prefaced with (NEW).  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us with your suggestions at  HelsinkiACS@state.gov . International commercial flights continue to depart  Helsinki-Vantaa airport  and  Mariehamn airport .  U.S. citizens ...
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Health Alert for March 31, 2020

U.S. Embassy Helsinki will be sending a daily update to ensure all US citizens in Finland have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Updated information will be prefaced with (NEW).  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us with your suggestions at  HelsinkiACS@state.gov . International commercial flights continue to depart  Helsinki-Vantaa airport  and  Mariehamn airport .  ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Departing Finland for the United States

International commercial flights continue to depart Helsinki-Vantaa airport  and  Mariehamn airport .  U.S. citizens seeking to depart Finland should work with the airlines to arrange travel.  Departing U.S. citizens should monitor the entry and exit requirements of any third country they are transiting, available on the U.S. Embassy’s  COVID-19 Information  page for that country. The Police of Finland have published updated  guidance ...
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COVID-19 Information

Updated: April 1, 2020 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for most European countries, including Finland. The CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Finland. Visit the CDC’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) website for updates and recommendations. White House: Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus (Issued on: March 14, 2020) Proclamation—Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus (Issued on: ...
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Alert: Uusimaa Travel Restrictions

On March 27, 2020, the Government of Finland enacted movement restrictions on entry to and departure from the Uusimaa region.  These restrictions will be in effect for the period of March 28 to April 19, 2020.  The official announcement may be viewed on the Government of Finland’s  website .  The Police of Finland have provided additional  guidance ...
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