Travel During COVID-19
Travel can increase your risk of getting and spreading COVID-19. Postponing travel and staying home is the best way to protect yourself and those around you from COVID-19. If you choose to travel, check out the information on this page to protect yourself and those around you.
- If you're considering international travel, click here to learn more about testing requirements
- CDC Frequently Asked Questions.
- Ask yourself these important questions.
- Check travel restrictions.
- Get your flu shot.
- Pack extra supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer.
- Consider getting tested 1-3 days before you travel. Do not travel if your test is positive.
- For 14 days before your travel begins, avoid gatherings, events and crowds; this means parties, weddings, eating out, working out at a gym, or using public transportation.
- Wear a mask that covers your face and nose while in public.
- Keep at least 6 feet of distance between you and anyone not in your travel group.
- Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer often.
- Avoid contact with anyone who is sick.
- Avoid touching your nose, eyes and mouth.
- You may have been exposed to COVID-19 during your trip. You may not have symptoms, but can still spread the virus.
- Consider getting tested 3-5 days after your travel. If positive, isolate immediately to avoid spreading COVID-19 to others.
- For 14 days after your return, wear a mask in public, maintain 6 feet of distance between you and others in public, wash your hands often, avoid being around others who are at high risk of COVID-19 complications, and monitor for COVID-19 symptoms.