COVID-19 Information

Updated March 24th, 2020. Samoan Government Statement: ***EFFECTIVE 21 March 2020*** The Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi has declared a 15-day National State of Emergency, effective 21 March 2020 – 4 April 2020 in response to the novel coronavirus threat. March 22 amendments include: Suspension of flights between Samoa and Australia until further notice and …

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Proclamation from The White House on the Coronavirus

From Whitehouse.gov Entry of aliens who were present in China, excluding the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry in the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamation.  If you reside in China, have traveled to China recently, or intend to travel to China …

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Message for U.S. Citizens/Nationals Regarding Samoa Travel Advisory and Restrictions in Relation to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

U.S. Embassy Apia, Samoa Message for U.S. Citizens/Nationals Regarding Samoa Travel Advisory and Restrictions in Relation to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus January 31, 2020 The Independent State of Samoa (Samoa) instituted a travel advisory and restrictions for all travelers entering Samoa.  Please see this link for exact guidance and the most up to date information, …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Samoa (September 5, 2018)

Location:  Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean, Event: Tropical Cyclone Season in the South Pacific Ocean begins November 1, 2018 and ends on April 30, 2019.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommends that those in tropical cyclone-prone regions begin preparations for the upcoming seasons now. Actions to Take: Visit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center for the 2019 Hurricane …

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South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season 2017-2018 – Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to the South Pacific region about the ongoing threat of tropical cyclones affecting the area.  While tropical cyclones in the South Pacific may occur throughout the year, the current South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season begins on November 1, 2017, and ends April 30, 2018. …

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Cyclone Amos – Reminder…all Americans to register with STEP

Cyclone Amos – Reminder..all Americans to register with STEP. We are closely monitoring Cyclone Amos and encourage all Americans to ensure that their information is up to date in STEP: https://step.state.gov . Please monitor the Disaster Management Office – Samoa and the Samoa Meteorological Service Facebook pages for situational updates.

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