COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Country-Specific Information: View U.S. Embassy Lusaka’s Most Recent Alerts Community transmission of COVID-19 continues to be widespread. We strongly recommend reconsidering travel to Zambia at this time. U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to work with Ethiopian Airlines immediately to make travel arrangements while flights are still available. As of March 18, Zambia has …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Location:  Zambia Event:  Please be aware of the following COVID-19 information and mitigation measures implemented by the Government of Zambia.  Continue to monitor local media for current restrictions and updates. This information will continue to be sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  We will be sure to highlight any new information from …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Location:  National Assembly of Zambia, Lusaka Event:  Demonstrations are expected to take place today, June 22, 2020 at the National Assembly of Zambia along Great East Road between Manda Hill and the University of Zambia, Katima Mulilo Road, and Levy Junction.  Although most protests in Zambia are peaceful, these gatherings can attract large groups of supporters and at …

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Remarks by Dr. Simon Agolory, Country Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Remarks by Dr. Simon Agolory, Country Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Donation of Equipment to Emergency Hospital University Teaching Hospital, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia June 19, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Dr. Chitalu Chilufya, Minister of Health Dr. Kennedy Malama, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health Dr Alex Makupe, Director, Clinical Care …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Location:  Zambia Event:  Please be aware of the following COVID-19 information and mitigation measures implemented by the Government of Zambia that were updated following the President’s fifth national address.  Continue to monitor local media for current restrictions and updates. This information will continue to be sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  We will …

United States, Zambia Reaffirm Partnership

LUSAKA – The U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young met with Zambian President Edgar Chagwa Lungu to discuss issues of mutual interest, including the close U.S.-Zambian partnership in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. President Lungu and Chargé Young pledged to continue to prioritize the fight against COVID-19 and work collaboratively as Zambia strives to …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia (June 11, 2020) Location:  Zambia Event:  Please be aware of the following COVID-19 information and mitigation measures implemented by the Government of Zambia that were recently updated following the President’s fifth national address.  Continue to monitor local media for current restrictions and updates. This information will continue to be sent regularly …

DREAMS Young Women Sewing and Business Skills Help Protect Communities from COVID-19

LUSAKA – In five provinces across 40 sites, 240 young Zambian women are using their sewing skills to make face masks in response to COVID-19. These young women are members of the U.S. government’s Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS free, Mentored, and Safe (DREAMS) Kozo Initiative. Originally trained to sew reusable menstrual hygiene products, the Kozo …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia (June 4, 2020) Location:  Zambia Event:  Please be aware of the following COVID-19 information and mitigation measures implemented by the Government of Zambia that were recently updated following the President’s fifth national address.  Continue to monitor local media for current restrictions and updates. This information will continue to be sent …