Tag: Alerts

CDC Issues LEVEL 2 Health Notice for British Virgin Islands Travel

Reconsider travel to the British Virgin Islands due to new health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for the British Virgin Islands due to COVID-19. Before travel, enroll in the U.S. State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive…

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Texas Gov. Abbott Declares Disaster of Brain-Eating Amoeba Found in City Water Supply

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration Sept. 27 after a brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, was found in the water supply in the city of Lake Jackson. The declaration states that the amoeba was detected in three of 11 tests of the water supply, “posing an imminent threat to public health and safety, including loss of life,…

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British Virgin Islands Travel Advisory Issued for Fall 2020

Although the British Virgin Islands have lifted COVID-19 stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations this week, the U.S. Department of State has issued a status report with recommendations for those considering travel. Bridgetown has been assessed as being a HIGH-threat location, and Grenada as a LOW-threat location, for crime directed at…

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Travel Safety Alert for Jamaica Issued

The U.S. State Department has issued a Level-3 warning for Americans “to reconsider travel to Jamaica due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions. “Exercise increased caution in Jamaica due to crime. Some areas have increased risk.” Although Jamaica has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations,…

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Texans Alerted For Fraud With COVID-19 PPE Masks

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, in partnership with the U.S. Attorney’s Offices for the Northern, Southern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Texas, is informing the public about several fraudulent schemes involving masks, personal protection equipment (PPE), and other COVID-19 related equipment.  Everyone is urged to exercise increased due diligence and caution when dealing with new suppliers or vendors, especially when…

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