ODC Donates Equipment to the Military Medical Academy

The Embassy’s Office of Defense Cooperation donated equipment to the Military Medical Academy to help with their fight against COVID-19. The donation, of an Anti-SARS-CoV-2 ELISA automatic analyzer and other supplies, is part of the U.S. European Command’s Humanitarian Assistance program and amounts to approximately 50,000 leva. The Chief of the MMA, Major-General Prof. Dr ... Read More»

Ambassador Mustafa Visits Military Medical Academy and Pirogov Hospital

The Ambassador is kicking off our Fourth of July Celebrations with visits to Military Medical Academy and Pirogov Hospitals to say a very heartfelt thank you to the staff that have been on the front lines in caring for the Coronavirus patients in Sofia.  She presented baskets and small gifts to General Mutafchiyski and his ... Read More»

U.S. Donates Fastest, Most Reliable COVID-19 Test Machine to Bulgaria

“Our donation of a state-of-the-art COVID-19 diagnostic machine to Bulgaria will help prevent the spread of COVID-19 with accurate and quick testing. This donation demonstrates our commitment to the long-term U.S.-Bulgaria partnership.” ~ Ambassador Herro Mustafa U.S. Embassy Sofia is pleased to announce that the United States Government has donated funds to purchase for Bulgaria ... Read More»

U.S. Companies Donate Generously to Fight COVID-19

Coca-Cola System is supporting front-line personnel fighting COVID-19 in Bulgaria by donating over 140,000 liters of drinks for medical stаff in over 26 hospitals.  It also generously supported the “United against COVID-19″ initiative to support local community organizations in Bulgaria.  Coca Cola has donated over $120 million globally to support efforts to fight COVID-19. McDonalds ... Read More»

Update on Travel Restrictions to the United States

In order to ensure you have the most current information regarding COVID-19 and its impact on travel to the United States, you should visit  www.dhs.gov  and  www.whitehouse.gov . There you will find information about President Trump’s proclamation from March 11 regarding the travel restrictions on foreign nationals who have been in the Schengen zone. The restrictions do not ... Read More»

Proclamation—Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons

HEALTHCARE  Issued on: March 11, 2020 On January 31, 2020, I issued Proclamation 9984 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus and Other Appropriate Measures To Address This Risk).  I found that the potential for widespread transmission of a novel (new) coronavirus (which has since been renamed “SARS-CoV-2” ... Read More»
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