COVID-19 Response

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak is an ongoing, rapidly developing situation. U.S. Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) is closely monitoring the situation and following the guidance of federal, state, and local health organizations and government mandates. SEE staff remain committed to supporting program implementors with successfully carrying out projects in accordance with health and safety regulations, and will assist implementors in any needed adjustments to projects.

As the situation is rapidly evolving, please be advised the information contained herein is provided for general informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter. Information is obtained from publicly available sources, including federal agencies and governmental entities. This information may vary and will be updated depending upon current situations.

The health and safety of program implementors and participants is of top priority to SEE. The latest information regarding the COVID-19 outbreak can be found on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

Travel increases your chances of getting and spreading COVID-19. Depending on your country and jurisdiction, international and domestic travel may be permitted. If you travel, is it essential to follow the travel regulations for your destination and place of return. The U.S. Department of State provides the latest information regarding international travel on the Bureau of Consular Affairs website.

In addition to following the regulations of your country and municipality, individuals are advised to take the appropriate precautions to protect themselves and others:

  • Wash your hands often with warm soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If you can’t wash your hands, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Remain at least six feet from others.
  • Wear a cloth face covering.
  • If you develop symptoms during or after travel, immediately notify your Primary Care Provider.

SEE staff members are teleworking until the epidemiological situation improves in accordance with local health regulations. Please allow for 2-3 business days for any replies to inquiries. We thank you in advance for your patience.