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Health Alert: Increase in Travel Advisory to Level 4 (Do Not Travel)
February 15, 2022

February 15, 2022

Location: Republic of Korea

EventThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Department of State have raised their travel advisories to Level 4 for the Republic of Korea due to COVID-19.  For Level 4 destinations, the CDC recommends that travelers avoid travel to the destination.  The State Department now recommends that you do not travel to the Republic of Korea.

Actions to Take:    

  • Visit the U.S. Embassy Seoul webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in the Republic of Korea.  
  • Consult the CDC Website for the latest information on Travel and COVID-19.   
  • For information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19, please see the latest CDC’s recommendations.   
  • Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for country-specific information related to COVID-19.   
  • Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions, including potential COVID vaccine or testing requirements for countries you are transiting through.