Ebola Information for Travelers


Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find more information about Ebola?

Please consult the CDC’s Ebola page.


Where can I find information on preventing Ebola and vaccines?

U.S. citizens living in or traveling to a region where the Ebola virus may be present, should visit the CDC’s Preventing Ebola and Vaccine page for information on ways to protect yourself and prevent the spread of Ebola.


What do I do if I am quarantined overseas because of Ebola?

The Department of State is unable to prevent local authorities from requiring the quarantine of a U.S. citizen suspected of contracting Ebola. In the event that you are quarantined, ask local authorities to notify the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.

Last Updated: June 21, 2021