Because of the political climate at midnight EST. the United States Government shutdown.
There is some things not affected right away;
Air Traffic Controllers will continue to operate on full staff
Passports will continue to be distributed
You can always visit the website [ travel.state.gov ] to keep in touch with the current travel warnings and operations.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) www.cdc.gov states this shut down could affect their ability to do the their task and this is not good especially with the current outbreak of this seasons flu strain and other diseases. With so many traveling around the world you have to take extra precautions to safeguard yourself and your family. WASH YOUR HANDS AND COVER YOUR MOUTH WHEN COUGHING AND SNEEZING!!
IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. YOUR SAFETY IS OUR SAFETY