COVID-19 information for UN Staff

At the United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON), we are doing our utmost to ensure the health, safety and security of our over 3,000 staff, their families and communities. In line with this commitment, we have put in place quarantine measures for United Nations staff returning to Kenya from overseas and equipped the UN Joint Medical Service in Nairobi with full resources required to provide 24/7 medical and psychological support for staff and their families.

 

UNON COVID-19 Hotline: +254 20 762 1717 (Mon-Fri)
For medical emergencies, call JMS: +254 724 255378 (24/7)

 

In order to enable business continuity, while ensuring staff wellbeing, the following measures are in place:

  • Compound Access:

    • Access to UN complex is restricted to critical staff required on site (medical, security, IT services, logistics, facilities and compound management required to sustain critical functions)

    • All non-critical services are suspended until further notice.

    • Thermal screening is taking place at compound entry points. 
       

  • Joint Medical Services (JMS):

    • Medical and security services are available to ALL staff and dependents. 

    • Medical isolation facilities are available, with clinical management taking place via home-based care

To stay up to date with the latest information, please visit:

Key contacts and resources:

  • UNON COVID-19 Hotline:
    +254 20 762 1717
     
  • UN Joint Medical Service (JMS):
    24/7 Emergency Line:   +254 724 255378 
    Staff Counsellor:   +254 728 961 939 
    Email: unon-jms-medicalevacuation@un.org
     
  • UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS):
    UNDSS Security Operations Centre (24/7):
    +254 (0) 707 722 503 / 
    +254 (0) 707 722 505 
    Email:  soc.undsskenya@un.org
     
  • UNDSS Security Control Room (24/7):
    + 254 (0) 720 629 999 /
    +254 (0)733 629 999 /
    +254 20 762-26666
     
  • DPU Command Centre:
    +254 (0) 722 667112 (24/7)