Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Caracas, Venezuela April 26, 2018

Location: Confirmed cases of measles have been reported in the following Venezuelan states:

  • Bolivar (especially the Municipality of Caroni)
  • Capital District (Caracas)
  • Miranda
  • Monagas
  • Delta Amacuro
  • Apure
  • Anzoátegui
  • Vargas

Event: Venezuela is experiencing a measles outbreak.

Actions to Take:

  • Review your health records with your medical provider to ensure you are properly vaccinated.
  • Visit the Centers for Disease Control information page on measles.


For all inquiries about ACS services email or call +58 (212) 975-6411 between the hours of 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except American and Venezuelan holidays.

For emergency assistance after hours call +58 (212) 907-8400

American Citizen Services
U.S. Embassy Caracas, Venezuela