The situation is constantly evolving with regard to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
For Singaporeans and visitors
We would recommend that you visit the website of the Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) at https://www.moh.gov.sg/ for updated information on advisories and travel restrictions. Updated border control measures and FAQs can be found on the Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) website at https://www.ica.gov.sg/news-and-publications/public-education/updates-on-border-control-measures.
For Singaporeans in the US or visiting the US
Singaporeans in the US or visiting the US may monitor the local news and US agencies' websites (such as the Departments of Public Health) for updates on the COVID-19 situation. Some useful links as follows:
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website (www.cdc.gov)
- California State (www.cdph.ca.gov)
--- Santa Clara County (www.sccgov.org/sites/phd)
--- San Mateo County (www.smchealth.org)
--- Alameda County (www.acphd.org)
--- San Francisco County (www.sfdph.org)
--- Los Angeles County (publichealth.lacounty.gov)
--- San Diego County (www.sandiegocounty.gov/hhsa/p
- Oregon State (public.health.oregon.gov)
- Arizona State (www.azdhs.gov)
For Singaporeans in San Francisco or visiting San Francisco
Advice from San Francisco city officials are as follows:
The best way for all San Franciscans to reduce their risk of getting sick, as with seasonal colds or the flu, still applies to prevent COVID-19:
There is no recommendation to wear masks at this time to prevent yourself from getting sick.
You can also prepare for the possible disruption caused by an outbreak:
The status of COVID-19 in San Francisco and the region is rapidly evolving. Please check the following online resources or call 3-1-1 for guidance regarding COVID-19 public heath safety information:
The San Francisco Department of Emergency Management and the Department of Public Health has also launched a COVID-19 public information system text message alert system. The system will allow city officials to send real-time information to the public concerning the novel coronavirus in San Francisco. Members of the public can sign up to receive the text messages by texting COVID19SF to the number: 888-777.