Message for U.S. Citizens: COVID-19 Lockdown in Samoa

The Government of Samoa announced on April 4 that all of Samoa will move to COVID Alert Level 2 effective at 11:59 p.m. on April 5.  Under Level 2, businesses and government offices will be permitted to open from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday.  Churches are allowed to reopen with a limit of 30 people, and funerals ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: updated guidelines for travelers entering Samoa

On February 7, Samoa’s Ministry of Health released updated guidelines for travelers entering Samoa.  According to the new guidance, all passengers traveling from or transiting through the United States are not permitted to enter Samoa.  The same restriction applies to passengers traveling from or transiting through South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens – Samoa lockdown extended due to COVID-19

UPDATE: 01/28/22: The Government of Samoa announced that the country will move to COVID-19 Level 2 effective at 18:00 local time on Friday, January 28.   Under Level 2, government offices and businesses will be allowed to reopen.  All persons must wear a mask while in public and carry proof of vaccination.  Gatherings of more than ... Read More»

Fact Sheet: President Biden to Take Action on Global Health through Support of COVAX and Calling for Health Security Financing

From As the virus continues to spread throughout the world, and with new variants emerging, the facts are clear that it is critical that we vaccinate as many people as possible, as quickly as possible. Tomorrow at the G7, the President will announce that he is taking concrete steps to improve the health and the safety ... Read More»

PPE Samoa bound

A shipment of U.S. government-funded medical supplies takes to the water this afternoon bound for Apia. Ambassador Scott Brown, U.S. Ambassador to the Independent State of Samoa says he was honored to have the opportunity to assist with packing out the shipment. “The PPE we’re sending includes nearly 100,000 pairs of gloves, tens of thousands of masks, ... Read More»
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