April 2020 Baja Bulletin

COVID-19 Updates for Baja California


-The U.S.-Mexico land borders have been closed to all non-essential travel since March 21, 2020. They are expected to be closed through at least April 30, 2020. U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens have been allowed to cross back north into the U.S.

-Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has urged everyone in Mexico to stay at home and avoid going out. The U.S. State Department has urged all U.S. Citizens abroad to come home to the U.S. or to be prepared to remain where they are for an indefinite period of time. U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, Chris Landau, has urged U.S. tourists to head home to the U.S. and for U.S. citizens who are residents in Mexico to consider their own risk profile and possible medical needs while deciding whether to remain in Mexico or return to the U.S.

-The State Department encourages all U.S. citizens abroad to register for the STEP program at step.state.gov so you can register where you are and can receive alerts and information geared toward the area where you are located.

-Hotels, resorts, time shares, and home rentals throughout Mexico will be closed starting April 5, 2020.

-The state of Baja California (norte) is now officially closed to all non-essential activities as of March 31, 2020. The military and police will be restricting movement on public roads except for essential workers or those seeking essential services. Groceries, pharmacies, and hospitals remain open. For more information please visit the Baja California COVID-19 page.

Los Cabos and the state of Baja California Sur have closed all beaches, bars, casinos, and gyms. Public and private gatherings are banned and they are requesting a reduction in non-essential social activities. For up-to-date information about COVID-19 in Baja Sur, please visit the BCS COVID-19 website.

-For Emergency Assistance for U.S. citizens in Mexico, call 55-8526-2561 from Mexico or 1-844-528-6611 from the United States. The U.S. Embassy in Mexico has put together a COVID-19 webpage or you can follow them on Facebook for updates.

-You can find the latest updates on our Road Conditions Page.




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