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Aruba COVID-19 Update

The fight against the transmission of the Corona Virus begins with YOU!

This update is as of April 3, 2020.


Shelter in Place:

Shelter in Place in effect for two weeks click here


Marshall Law

Marshall law extended. Valid between 9pm and 6am.

- Cuerpo Policial Aruba Instructions on curfew click here

- Important notice to employers;

  • Letter on official company letterhead
  • Need to list name of the employee and their ID.
  • Letter needs to be signed by Managing Director/GM, or Asst GM, or HR director.
  • The letter needs to be emailed to: cmo@crisis.aw
  • Employee needs to have a copy of the letter with them, plus ID.


Resources

-  AHATA members are requested to visit the Resource Center via the Member Log-in Click here

-  Measurements Aruba Government  Click Here 

-  Live Press Conferences Aruba Government Click Here

-  Facebook Page: Ultimo Desaroyo Corona Virus-Aruba Click Here

-  Aruba Airport Authority

-  Aruba Ports Authority and statement Click here

-  Aruba Tourism Authority &  Reactive Statement (as per March 15, 2020)

-  Aruba Updated Statement COVID-19  (March 15, 2020)

-  Statement Central Bank of Aruba

- Parke Nacional Arikok (closed as of March 23, 2020)


Financial Support of Banks

- Aruba Bank 

- Caribbean Mercantile Bank

- Volkskredietbank van Aruba


Aruba Government Relief Plan (Fase Helpdesk) 

- Phone number: 280-0707 more information on procedures click here


Fiscal Relief Package 2020 (April - May - June)

- More information click here


Utility Company Leniency

-  N.V. Elmar

-  WEB Aruba N.V.


Telecommunication

- Digicel Aruba

- Setar N.V.


Transportation

Arubus Schedule

Morning:

06:40 - First bus from Oranjestad Bus station, direction hotel zone.

07:00 - First two busses from San Nicolas Bus station, direction Oranjestad. 1 goes via Sta Cruz, and the other via Dakota.

Evening

19:40 - Last bus from Oranjestad, direction Mariott.

20:03 - Last bus from Marriott roundabout to Oranjestad.

20:30 - Last bus from Oranjestad to San Nicolas.


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Knowledge Platforms

- Department of Public Health Aruba and latest press releases

- CHTA Resource Page

- World Health Organisation Newsroom

- PAHO

- Live Statistics Worldometer


Travel

The Government of Aruba has made the difficult, but necessary decision to mandate a suspension of all inbound travel to Aruba by non-residents of Aruba.

This will be in effect beginning midnight Monday, March 16th and ending March 31, 2020. These restrictions are subject to change as we may consider additional precautionary measures.


Specifically;

- Anyone who is not a resident of Aruba, will not be permitted to enter Aruba.

- Visitors currently in Aruba will be able to leave Aruba. Please contact your airline, hotel or travel advisors for more detail on how your travel plans may be affected.

- A negative travel advisory will be in place for Arubans

- All residents that arrive from abroad have to quarantine for 14 days.

- Arubans abroad trying to come back to Aruba and need help to figure out how, can call 569-6897 or Click Here

For official updated information visit:

www.aruba.com/us/traveler-health-requirements and  www.airportaruba.com/covid-19


COVID-19 Awareness

The Ministry of Tourism, Public Health, and Sport of Aruba has put in place response plans, as well as screening and other safety protocols. The importance of basic hygiene practices, such as proper handwashing, use of hand sanitizers, frequent disinfection of surfaces, cough and sneeze protocol. Avoid going to public places at all times if you have a respiratory illness. 

The Government of Aruba continues to provide information via press conferences and local media interviews, and stakeholder presentations and meetings as needed. Additional signage with precautionary measures have been posted in key locations across the island. Information sessions have been organized for people in Aruba’s tourism industry, for healthcare providers and for the general public.

- Click here for Prevention tips and Informative Videos 


Volunteer for Covid-19 needs

- CEDE-Aruba is seeking volunteers click here



Posted on Mar 23, 2020