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Voting Message for 2020 General Election

American citizens can vote, wherever they are in the world. The Federal Voting Assistance Program and the Department of State’s page on Absentee Voting Information are the most up-to-date voting information resources for Americans living abroad. Please visit these websites to learn about deadlines and procedures for registering and voting. Overseas U.S. citizens usually need to register every year, which means mailing ...
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Community Health Officer Management and Leadership Training Program Graduation

On August 28, U.S. Ambassador Maria Brewer proudly joined representatives from the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation to acknowledge 30 graduates of the Community Health Officer Management and Leadership Training Program. The graduates, working in Pujehun and Bonthe districts, are serving critical roles in supporting the COVID-19 response in their respective communities, health ...
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Travel Advisory: Sierra Leone – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

The U.S. Department of State updated the Travel Advisory for Sierra Leone due to COVID-19 on August 31, 2020.  See the  updated Travel Advisory  and the  U.S. Embassy in Sierra Leone’s COVID-19 page  for additional information. Reconsider travel to Sierra Leone due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Sierra Leone due to crime. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19  page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ...
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Travel Advisory: Sierra Leone – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

The U.S. Department of State updated the Travel Advisory for Sierra Leone due to COVID-19 on August 6, 2020.  See the updated Travel Advisory and the U.S. Embassy in Sierra Leone’s COVID-19 page for additional information. Reconsider travel to Sierra Leone due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Sierra Leone due to crime. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease ...
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Health Alert for U.S. Citizens

Event: Airport and places of worship to reopen; curfew hours shortened Location: Sierra Leone (countrywide) On July 9, the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health confirmed 1,598 cases of COVID-19 in Sierra Leone. The restrictions on Inter-District Travel have been lifted in Sierra Leone.  Curfew hours have been reduced. The nationwide curfew now extends from 11:00 p.m. ...
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