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as of 26/01/2020 (21:00pm) 

TRAVEL ADVISORY & RESTRICTIONS 

IN RELATION TO THE 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (2019-nCoV)

 All travelers Entering Samoa are advised to take note of the following requirements:

  1. A Special Health Declaration Form is now required to be filled out by all travelling passengers inflight or on arrival to Samoa.
  2. Travellers from the countries listed in the table below are required to undergo medical examination by a Medical practitioner at least three (3) days before travelling to Samoa. This will come into effect on the 31st January 2019. This medical clearance is required for check-in prior to issuing of boarding pass.

NOTE: Due to the rapid propagation of the Novel Corona virus 2019 and fast Number of Cases Confirmed Globally; this requirement is now Effective Immediately starting 27th January 2020

  1. Updates on this list will be made every 2 days. Please consult the Government of Samoa and Samoa Ministry of Health websites for the latest updates.
  2. All Travelers originating FROM or TRANSIT through Mainland China, must spend at least 14 days self-quarantine at country of last port that is free of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus and must undergo medical clearance at least three (3) days as required above (2 & 3) prior to final route to Samoa. This must be their final stop before travelling to Samoa.
  3. If in the event you arrive within the 14 day period, health quarantine measures will be Return to the country of travel origin will be considered if traveler is a non-resident.
  4. All sea port entry will be screened at the quarantine buoy before ship dock at wharf.

All Travellers OUT of Samoa:

  1. It is strongly recommended that all persons intending to travel to China and any country affected by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus to postpone their travel arrangements unless necessary.
  2. Preventive measures should be adhered to at all times in the event that travel cannot be postponed. Please note that the above will be applied upon return to Samoa.
  3. Be aware of the signs and symptoms of 2019 Novel Coronavirus which include: fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.

Compulsory screening of all arriving passengers to Samoa are now in effect at all ports of entry.

These requirements are effective immediately except for those with effective date specified.

Travellers arriving in Samoa from Countries with Confirmed Imported cases will require medical clearance 3 days prior to travel to Samoa (This list will be updated every 2 days)

Travellers arriving in Samoa from Countries with Confirmed Imported cases will require medical clearance 3 days prior to travel to Samoa.

(This table will be updated every 2 days)

Japan:  Malaysia:3 Macau:2
Hong Kong:5 Singapore: 3 US: 2
Australia: 4 South Korea: 3 Nepal: 1
France: 3  Taiwan: 3 Thailand: 7
Malaysia: 3  Vietnam: 2  
     

For USA: Medical clearance is also required for travellers through or coming from Hawaii.

For more information contact Tagaloa Dr. Robert Thomsen on Phone: (685) 66503 / 7676015 or Email: robertt@health.gov.ws

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Leausa Toleafoa. Dr Take Naseri

Director General of Health

FAUTUAGA MO TAGATA FEMALAGA’AI E TUSA AI MA LE PIPISI O LE SIAMA O LE 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (2019-nCoV)

Mō i latou uma e fuafua e faimalaga mai I Samoa, e ao ona silafia ma utagia mai vaega e pei ona o le’a taua i lalo: 

  1. E iai le pepa fa’apitoa a le Soifua Maloloina mo fa’amatalaga manaomia e fa’atumu e i latou uma e faimalaga mai ma taunu’u i malae va’alele ma uafu fa’avao malo i Samoa.
  2. O’i latou uma e malaga mai atunu’u e pei ona lisiina atu i lalo ua fa’amaonia ua a’afia i le siama, e tatau ona faia siaki fa’afomai i totonu o le 3 aso ao le’i malaga mai i Samoa. E tatau ona tu’uina atu le pepa fa’amaonia o le faia o le siaki fa’afomai i le taimi e siakiina ai pepa malaga ao lei tu’uina atu le pepa e te ulufale ai i le vaalele (boarding pass) mo le malaga mai i Samoa. E fa’amamaluina lenei tu’utu’uga i le aso 31 o Ianuari 2020
  3. E fa’aauau pea ona fa’ailoa atu i le upega tafa’ilagi a le Matagaluega o le Soifua Maloloina ma fa’asilasilaga fa’alauaitele faamatalaga o le mataitūina pea o le tulaga o le pipisi ai o lenei fa’amai.
  4. O tagata uma e faimalaga mai Saina mō Samoa, e tatau ona malōlō lelei i le atunu’u mulimuli e le’o a’afia i le siama (last port of entry free of 2019 novel coronavirus) i totonu o le 14 aso ma fa’atinoa siaki fa’afomai i le 3 aso a’o lumanai le aso e faimalaga mai ai i Samoa.
  5. Afai e taunu’u mai e lei mae’a le 14 aso e pei ona taua i le vaega 2&4, o le’a fa’atino loa aiaiga fa’asoifua maloloina mo le mataitūina o lenei siama ma e ono o’o atu ai i le toe fa’afoi i le atunuu na malaga mai ai pe’a fai e le’o se tagatānuu o Samoa.
  6. O tagata uma e faimalaga mai i va’a feoai i luga o le sami e fa’atunu’uina pea siaki masani fa’asoifua maloloina i le taimi e taunu’u mai ai a’o le’i fa’atagaina e taula i le uafu fa’avao malo i Samoa.

Mō i latou e faimalaga ‘ese atu ma Samoa:

  1. E fautuaina malosi i latou o lo’o fuafua e malaga atu i Saina ma atunu’u ua fa’amaonia ua a’afia i le siama o le 2019 novel coronavirus ina ia tolopōina faigamalaga se’i vaganā ua talafeagai ma alagātatau.
  2. E tatau ona usitaia faiga fa’apuipuiga mō le saogalemu mai le a’afia i siama o fa’amai pipisi pe’a fai e le mafai ona tolopōina le faigamalaga.
  3. Ia silafia lelei auga ma foliga va’aia o le siama 2019 Novel Coronavirus e pei o le maualuga o le fiva, tale, tau lē au le mānava ma fa’afaigata ona mānava.

Ua fa’amalosia nei siaki fa’afomai mo i latou uma e taunu’u mai valae va’alele ma uafu fa’avaō malo.

O vaega uma e pei ona fa’ailoa atu ua fa’amalosia nei se’i vaganā vaega o lo’o fa’ailoa atu aso e aloaia ai.

O tagata uma e faimalaga mai atunu’u ua fa’amaonia ua lisiina atu i lalo ua a’afia i le siama, e manaomia le faia o siaki fa’afomai i le 3 aso a’o lei malaga mai i Samoa. (E fa’aauau pea ona tu’uina atu faamatalaga e uiga i atunu’u a’afia.)

Japan: 2  Malaysia: 3 Macau: 2
Hong Kong: 5 Singapore: 3 US: 2
Australia: 4 South Korea: 3 Nepal: 1
France: 3 Taiwan: 3 Thailand: 7
Vietnam: 2    
     

For USA: Medical clearance is also required for travellers through or coming from Hawaii.

Mo nisi fa’amatalaga fa’afeso’otai Tagaloa Dr Robert Thomsen ile telefoni (685) 66503 / (685) 7676015 po’o le imeli: RobertT@health.gov.ws

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Leausa Toleafoa. Dr Take Naseri

Faatonusili Aoao –Soifua Maloloina.

VAEGA MO’OMIA MO LE FAIA PEPA FA’AMAONIA O TUI PUIPUI MO TAMAITI

Feeding Babies and Young Children Post Measles
Fafagaina o Pepe ma Fanau Laiti sa a’afia ile Misela

 

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