Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)  

Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive test result and documentation from a licensed health care provider or public health official of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.
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U.S. donates 5,000 HIV/AIDS Self Test Kits to the Ministry of Health

In response to the restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, PEPFAR recommends that where feasible and effective, programs should consider distributing HIV self-testing kits to index clients so that partners can screen themselves prior to coming to the facility.
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Travel Advisory Update: Trinidad and Tobago

Date: August 07, 2020 Location: Port of Spain Reconsider travel to Trinidad and Tobago due to restricted travel options put in place to prevent COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution in Trinidad and Tobago due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19  page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and ...
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CDC adds COVID-19 Potential Symptoms

April 29, 2020 Location: Trinidad and Tobago ​Event: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has expanded its list of COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, and shortness of breath) to include chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and new loss of taste or smell.  Note this list is not all inclusive,  CDC guidance is to consult your medical ...
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PEPFAR funds boost HIV care at Medical Research Foundation

Chargé d’Affaires John W. McIntyre today thanked Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh for his commitment to successfully mobilizing funding through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to the Medical Research Foundation (MRF). They were at the time touring the MRF at Queen’s Park East, Port of Spain. The funding support ...
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