Ambassador Kenneth George message to U.S. citizens in Uruguay about COVID-19
The United States Ambassador in Uruguay, Kenneth George, addressed U.S. citizens visiting or living in Uruguay in a message recorded from his residence.
“I want you to know that the U.S. government has no higher priority than the protection of U.S. citizens. We are working around the clock to help U.S. citizens in Uruguay who need assistance”, he stated.
In the message, the Ambassador lists Embassy resources and contact information for the most current information on the COVID-19 response in-country, and encourages all U.S. citizens in Uruguay to sign up for the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program, at step.state.gov. Through STEP U.S. citizens in Uruguay can register with U.S. Embassy Montevideo to receive alerts and ensure they can be located in an emergency.