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NOTICE: Information and Advice on COVID 19


During the on-going coronavirus (Covid-19) public health situation, the Consulates General of Ireland in Los Angeles and San Francisco strongly encourage Irish citizens in the Western USA consular region to pay close attention to federal, state and local public health authorities for up-to-date information and advice.

Website and social media information for relevant federal, state and city / county public health authorities are listed below for your convenience. This is not an exhaustive list but does include the relevant federal authority, all State level authorities in the Western USA consular area and cities / counties in the region where there is a known high density of Irish citizens.

For Federal level guidance, please refer to the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) website. This website also includes information on travel restrictions to the US.

At State level:

Alaska twitter; Arizona twitter; California twitter; Hawaii twitter; Idaho twitter; Montana twitter; Nevada twitter; Oregon twitter; Utah twitter; Washington State twitter; Wyoming twitter

At City / County level:

King County (Seattle) twitter; Los Angeles County twitter; San Diego County twitter; San Francisco City and County twitter; Santa Clara County twitter

Follow medical advice to protect yourself from COVID-19 Be alert to common signs of infection: respiratory problems, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. Seek medical advice if you experience these symptoms.

Irish citizens who are abroad and have concerns about the Coronavirus can call the @dfatirl dedicated phone line at +353 (0) 1 6131733. Health-related info is also available here and here

Irish citizens who require emergency consular assistance in the Western USA consular area should contact the emergency line on +1 415 823 7150.

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