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On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the current outbreak of coronavirus disease, COVID-19. CDC will be updating our website and other CDC materials to reflect the updated name.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Information for Travel

This page includes information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for travelers and travel related industries.

Warning Level 3

China Travel Notice CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to China.

Watch Level 1

CDC does not recommend canceling or postponing travel to the following destinations. Travelers should practice usual precautions.

Other Destinations with Apparent Community Spread
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

Community spread means people have been infected with the virus, including some who are not sure how or where they became infected. At this time, the extent of virus spread is not sustained or widespread enough to meet the criteria for a travel notice. If that changes, CDC will update this page.