Reduced Consular Services Due to COVID-19 Lockdown

On Nov. 15, Austrian government officials announced a nationwide lockdown beginning Tuesday, November 17 until Sunday, December 6 to combat the spread of COVID-19.  All retail businesses, shopping centers, schools and offices will close, with the exception of grocery stores, pharmacies, drugstores, post offices, banks, gas stations and “Tabak/Trafik” convenience shops. Restaurants, bars, cafes, museums and …

Read More»

SECURITY ALERT

There is a continuing police action in Central Vienna with heavy police presence in Vienna’s First District. Subjects related to yesterday’s terrorist attack are still at large as of this morning. Public transportation is disrupted. The Government of Vienna has urged residents to stay indoors and away from downtown Vienna to allow police to focus …

Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Vienna (July 10, 2020)

Event:  Due to COVID-19, Austria is at a State Department Travel Advisory level 4, which means “DO NOT TRAVEL.” Americans wishing to depart should leave immediately via commercial aircraft. U.S. citizens remaining in Austria should be prepared to shelter in place.  Whether to depart Austria or remain is a personal decision. Information Regarding Flights to the …

Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Vienna (July 2, 2020)

Event:  Due to COVID-19, Austria is at a State Department Travel Advisory level 4, which means “DO NOT TRAVEL.” Americans wishing to depart should leave immediately via commercial aircraft. U.S. citizens remaining in Austria should be prepared to shelter in place.  Whether to depart Austria or remain is a personal decision. Information Regarding Flights to the …

Read More»

Friendship Masks for Lower Austria

During their meeting in the province’s capital St. Pölten last week, Ambassador Traina discussed with Governor Johanna Mikl-Leitner the economic relations between the United States and Lower Austria and thanked her for the invitation to attend the musical festival at Grafenegg. The Ambassador’s gift of 25,000 friendship masks will be used in the health sector.

Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Vienna (June 19, 2020)

Event:  Due to COVID-19, Austria is at a State Department Travel Advisory level 4, which means “DO NOT TRAVEL.” Americans wishing to depart should leave immediately via commercial aircraft. U.S. citizens remaining in Austria should be prepared to shelter in place.  Whether to depart Austria or remain is a personal decision. Information Regarding Flights to the …

Read More»

Friendship Masks for Styria

Ambassador Traina visited Styria last week. During his meeting with Governor Hermann Schützenhöfer, both emphasized the importance of trade relations between the United States and Styria. (And they enjoyed a glass of excellent Styrian wine.) The Ambassador also presented the Governor with 25,000 friendship masks.

Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Vienna (June 12, 2020)

Event:  Due to COVID-19, Austria is at a State Department Travel Advisory level 4, which means “DO NOT TRAVEL.” Americans wishing to depart should leave immediately via commercial aircraft. U.S. citizens remaining in Austria should be prepared to shelter in place.  Whether to depart Austria or remain is a personal decision.  Information Regarding Flights to the …

Read More»

Friendship Masks for Carinthia

Ambassador Traina visited Klagenfurt yesterday and presented Governor Peter Kaiser with 12,000 face masks, part of the 500,000 masks donated by the United States to Austria as a token of friendship between the two countries. In an interview with ORF Carinthia, the Ambassador stated that Austria and Carinthia “have done an excellent job in managing …

Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Vienna (June 5, 2020)

Event:  Due to COVID-19, Austria is at a State Department Travel Advisory level 4, which means “DO NOT TRAVEL.” Americans wishing to depart should leave immediately via commercial aircraft. U.S. citizens remaining in Austria should be prepared to shelter in place.  Whether to depart Austria or remain is a personal decision.  Information Regarding Flights to the …

Read More»

Friendship Masks for Burgenland

Ambassador Traina continued delivery of the “Friendship Masks,” a donation of 500,000 masks from the United States to Austria, during a visit to the Austrian province’s capital Eisenstadt. He presented Governor Hans Peter Doskozil with 10,000 cloth masks for use in provincial government service agencies.

Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Vienna (May 29, 2020)

Event: Due to COVID-19. Austria is at a State Department Travel Advisory level 4, which means “DO NOT TRAVEL.” Americans wishing to depart should leave immediately via commercial aircraft. U.S. citizens remaining in Austria should be prepared to shelter in place.  Whether to depart Austria or remain is a personal decision. Information Regarding Flights to …

Read More»

Friendship Masks for Salzburg

Two days ago, Ambassador Traina delivered the second contingent of friendship masks allocated to Austria’s provinces to Salzburg Governor Wilfried Haslauer. 26,000 of the 500,000 face masks donated by the United States to Austria will be distributed to retirement homes, facilities for disabled people, schools, and kindergartens across Salzburg province. Cesár Sampson, who represented Austria …

Read More»

Friendship Masks for Upper Austria

Ambassador Trevor Traina met Governor Thomas Stelzer in Upper Austria’s capital Linz this week and presented him with 25,000 face masks for his province. These “friendship masks” will be distributed to the communities and provided to kindergartens and schools, for example. At the joint press conference, both the Ambassador and the Governor emphasized the excellent …

Read More»
Show More ∨