Health Alert:  Brazilian Government Efforts to Combat COVID-19/US Citizens

March 31, 2020


The U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Brazil would like to provide information to U.S. citizens about Brazilian government efforts to combat COVID-19.

Actions to Take: 

Please remain alert to local news and follow any guidance local authorities provide.  For the latest information on local governments efforts to combat COVID-19, services, and public transportation, please refer to the following local government sites:

U.S. Citizens in the states of Acre, Amazonas, Roraima, Rondônia, Pará, Amapá, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Tocantins, Minas Gerais, and Distrito Federal (Served by U.S. Embassy Brasilia):

U.S. Citizens in the states of São Paulo, Paraná, and Mato Grosso do Sul (Served by U.S. Consulate General São Paulo):

U.S. Citizens in the states of Rio de Janeiro, Bahia, and Espírito Santo (Served by U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro):

U.S. Citizens in the states of Alagoas, Ceará, Maranhão, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte and Sergipe (Served by U.S. Consulate General Recife):

U.S. Citizens in the states of Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina (Served by U.S. Consulate General Porto Alegre):


Additional Resources:




United States Embassy and Consulates in Brazil:

U.S. Embassy Brasilia

SES – Av. das Nações, Quadra 801, Lote 03

Brasília, DF – 70403-900

Phone: (61) 3312-7000

After-Hours Emergencies: (61) 3312-7400


Embassy Branch Office in Belo Horizonte

Avenida do Contorno, 4520 / 2nd floor – Funcionários

Belo Horizonte, MG – 30110-028

Phone: +55 (31) 3338-4000


U.S. Consulate General Recife

Rua Goncalves Maia, 163 Bairro Boa Vista

Recife, PE – 50.070-060

Phone: (81) 3416-3050

After-Hours Emergencies: (81) 99916-9470


U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro

Av. Presidente Wilson, 147 Castelo

Rio de Janeiro, RJ — 20030-020

Entrance at Rua Santa Luzia

Phone: (21) 3823-2000

After-Hours Emergencies: (21) 3823-2029


U.S. Consulate General São Paulo

Rua Henri Dunant, 500,

Chácara Santo Antonio,

São Paulo, SP — 04709-110

Phone: (11) 3250-5000

After-Hours Emergencies: (11) 3250-5373


U.S. Consulate General Porto Alegre

Avenida Assis Brasil, 1889 Passo d’Areia

Porto Alegre, RS – 91350-110

Phone: 51-3345-6000

After-Hours Emergencies: 51-3345-6000


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