Alert: Resources for Resident U.S. Citizens in the Dominican Republic

Alert – U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo (March 28, 2020)

Location:  Dominican Republic

Event:  Resources for Resident U.S. Citizens in the Dominican Republic

U.S. citizens resident in the Dominican Republic should take a number of steps to prepare themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic. is a national public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies.

Actions to Take:

Some of the specific actions found on to prepare for a pandemic include:

  • Store additional supplies of food and water.
  • Periodically check your regular prescription drugs to ensure a continuous supply in your home.
  • Have any nonprescription drugs and other health supplies on hand, including pain relievers, stomach remedies, cough and cold medicines, fluids with electrolytes, and vitamins.
  • Get copies and maintain electronic versions of health records from doctors, hospitals, pharmacies and other sources and store them, for personal reference.
  • Talk with family members and loved ones about how they would be cared for if they got sick, or what will be needed to care for them in your home.
  • Visit our Embassy page for alerts and messages to U.S. citizens.
  • Register to receive alerts through Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)
  • Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 U.S. Embassy website for information on conditions in the Dominican Republic.


U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Av. Republica de Colombia 57, Santo Domingo

Emergencies: 809-567-7775

Non-emergency inquiries: