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Emergency Message For U.S. Citizens
 

Spring Break Travel Safety

It’s Spring Break, and if you are headed to The Bahamas, the U.S. Embassy wants you to be prepared for your trip and stay safe. 

Will you need a passport for your upcoming Caribbean cruise?  Do you know where to find the latest safety and security information for your overseas destination?  Will you know what to do if you’re injured during your trip?  If not, visit studentsabroad.state.gov for travel information geared toward students. 

This video also highlights ways to stay connected and avoid dangerous situations while traveling abroad.  Be safe, travel smart, and stay connected this Spring Break.

For Travel Alerts, please go to Travel.state.gov.

For information on "What the Department of State Can and Can't Do in a Crisis," please visit the Bureau of Consular Affairs' Emergencies and Crisis link.

For any emergencies involving U.S. citizens, please contact the U.S. Citizens Services Unit of the U.S. Embassy’s Consular Section, located 42 Queen Street (across from the British Colonial Hilton Hotel), Nassau; telephone: 242-322-1181; after hours emergency telephone: 242-357-7004; ACS unit fax:  242-356-7174; e-mail: ACSNassau@state.gov; web page: http://nassau.usembassy.gov.

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Dengue Fever 

U.S. citizens should be aware of the recent Dengue Fever outbreak in The Bahamas.  The Bahamas Ministry of Health has reported over 1,000 reports by individuals suffering from symptoms similar to Dengue Fever. The Ministry of Health has begun spraying local communities to reduce the mosquito population to combat the outbreak and has stressed to the public the importance of prevention.   

For more information on this topic, please see The Bahamas Ministry of Health Public Health Announcements page.

For any emergencies involving U.S. citizens, please contact the U.S. Citizens Services Unit of the U.S. Embassy’s Consular Section, located 42 Queen Street (across from the British Colonial Hilton Hotel), Nassau; telephone: 242-322-1181; after hours emergency telephone: 242-357-7004; ACS unit fax:  242-356-7174; e-mail: ACSNassau@state.gov.

Additional information about Dengue Fever. (97 KB PDF)

For any emergencies involving U.S. citizens, please contact the U.S. Citizens Services Unit of the U.S. Embassy’s Consular Section, located 42 Queen Street (across from the British Colonial Hilton Hotel), Nassau; telephone: 242-322-1181; after hours emergency telephone: 242-357-7004; ACS unit fax:  242-356-7174; e-mail: ACSNassau@state.gov.  Website: http://nassau.usembassy.gov.

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