Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary (November 17, 2021)

Health Alert





On November 16, 2021, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Hungary because of the very high level of COVID cases.

At this time, the U.S. Department of State currently recommends against travel to Hungary: Level 4 Travel Advisory for Hungary.

As a result of rising COVID cases, some routine healthcare and elective surgeries have been postponed. Visitors are not currently allowed at inpatient healthcare facilities.

At this time the Hungarian government requires masks to be worn in medical facilities, in all government offices and public service areas, and on public transport.


Actions to Take:

  • Monitor U.S. Embassy’s COVID Information webpage:
  • Visit the CDC’s website for information about COVID:


For Assistance:


U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

American Citizens Services Unit



State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Hungary Country Information


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