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Important update: Healthcare facilities
CDC has updated select ways to operate healthcare systems effectively in response to COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more
To maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, get vaccinated as soon as you can and wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission.
UPDATE
Given new evidence on the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant, CDC has updated the guidance for fully vaccinated people. CDC recommends universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status. Children should return to full-time in-person learning in the fall with layered prevention strategies in place.

Road Travel Toolkit for Transportation Partners

Road Travel Toolkit for Transportation Partners

CDC created this road travel toolkit for transportation departments and other partners to help reach domestic travelers with COVID-19 prevention messaging during road travel.

 This toolkit provides messages, graphics and products to:

  • Support timely messaging to those traveling by road in the United States.
  • Share CDC resources and content with transportation partners.
  • Help transportation partners develop further COVID-19 materials.
Travel Planner Logo

COVID-19 Travel Planner

The COVID-19 Travel Planner is a centralized communication platform that travelers can search to find COVID-19 information for the state, local, territorial, and tribal communities they’re passing through and for their destinations. This information will help travelers make informed decisions, protect themselves, and reduce transmission before, during and after they travel. Learn how you can promote Travel Planner on your social media platforms and website.

Messages for Electronic Highway Signs

The following messages for electronic highway signs are developed to support COVID-19 recommendations. The messages can be adapted to fit your state or local needs.

MESSAGES FOR ELECTRONIC HIGHWAY SIGNS
Message Type Sample Messages
Vaccine Info COVID-19 vaccines
Free for everyone in US
[State] COVID-19 mass vaccination sites now open Help Stop COVID-19.
Get COVID-19 vaccine today
Everyone 12 and older can get COVID-19 vaccine Stay safe [State]
Get COVID-19 vaccine
[State] COVID-19 vaccine open to those 12 and older
Stay Safe During Travel Social distance Wear a mask
Stop COVID-19
Wash hands Wear a mask Stop COVID-19 Wash hands Wear a mask Stay safe
Keep distance
Wash hands
Stay safe
Keep distance
Wear a mask
Hands clean 2 Stop COVID-19 Keep [State] Safe
For Truck Drivers [State] salutes truck drivers Stay safe Social distance Thank you, Truckers! Stay safe Wash hands Let’s protect each other Social distance Protect each other at Hwy stops, Wear a mask Protect others at Hwy stops Wear a mask

* Tagline/hashtag could be added to 1st or last line of each message: Stop COVID-19, #COVID19, Stop Coronavirus, or #SlowTheSpread.

SMS Messages for State Traffic & Public Alert Warning Systems

The following text message examples for state traffic and public alert warning systems support COVID-19 recommendations. The SMS messages can be adapted to fit your state or local needs.

SMS MESSAGES FOR STATE TRAFFIC & PUBLIC ALERT WARNING SYSTEMS
Message Type Sample Messages
Vaccine Info COVID-19 Vaccines

are free for everyone in the US.

[State] COVID-19 mass vaccination sites are now open. [State] COVID-19 vaccination now open to those 12 and older.
Stay Safe During Travel If U travel, stay 6 ft from others, wear a mask, wash hands or use sanitizer. Stay safe, limit travel. Keep 6 ft from others & wear a mask in public. Stay safe. Social distance. Wash hands.

*Hashtags or taglines: Stop COVID-19, #COVID19, Stop Coronavirus, SlowTheSpread

Social Media Messages

All social media content ready for dissemination.

Please remember to use #COVID19 when tweeting out any Coronavirus Disease 2019 related content.

State and Local Restrictions
Facebook Sample Message

If you travel during the COVID-19 pandemic: Find out if there are restrictions on movement, such as stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders, mandated self-quarantines upon arrival, or border closures in place along your route & at your destination.
https://bit.ly/CDCtravelplanner

Twitter Sample Message

If you travel during #COVID19 pandemic: Find out if there are restrictions on movement, such as stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders, mandated self-quarantines upon arrival, or border closures in place along your route & at your destination.
https://bit.ly/CDCtravelplanner

Prevent COVID-19 During Travel
Facebook Sample Message

If you are unvaccinated and travel, take these steps to protect yourself & others from COVID-19 during your trip:

  • Wash your hands often
  • Avoid close contact with others
  • Wear a mask in public
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Pick up food at drive-throughs, curbside restaurant service, or stores https://bit.ly/2IZicXjexternal icon
Twitter Sample Message

If you are unvaccinated and travel, take these steps to protect yourself & others from #COVID19 during your trip. https://bit.ly/2IZicXjexternal icon

Mask Requirement
Facebook Sample Message

Traveling on public transportation (such as airplanes, ships, ferries, trains, subways, buses, taxis, and ride-shares) can make getting and spreading COVID-19 more likely. CDC now requires everyone to wear a mask while using public transportation into, within, or out of the United States and while indoors at US transportation hubs (airports; seaports; train, subway, and bus stations, and other terminals). Learn more about reducing your risk while traveling: https://bit.ly/3m68x2Rexternal icon

Twitter Sample Message

Planning #travel? Because of the #COVID19 pandemic, masks are still required inside public transportation traveling into, within, or out of the United States and U.S. public transportation hubs. Find out more about the requirement here: https://bit.ly/3m68x2Rexternal icon

Additional Social Media Toolkits

  • COVID-19 Vaccination: Social media resources to encourage your community to roll up their sleeve for a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Stop the Spread: Find social media messages, with graphics, on social distancing, masks, handwashing, and what to do if you’re sick.
  • Daily Life & Going out: Find social media messages, with graphics, on everyday carry, considerations for going out, commuting and travel, and takeout food.

Print Resources

These posters are available to download and use at rest stops, restrooms, and other service centers.

Stop the Spread of Germs

This prevention poster reminds travelers and others to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by staying at least 6 feet from other people; covering your cough or sneeze; wearing a mask in public; not touching your eyes, nose, and mouth; and washing your hands with soap and water.

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Wash your hands!

This prevention posters shows travelers steps they can take for proper handwashing to prevent the spread of germs. Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

Size: 8.5”W x 11”H

Alternative Languages:

Date: 1/31/20

How to Protect Yourself and Others

Protect yourself and others from COVID-19 by learning how it spreads and taking everyday preventive actions.

Alternative Languages: Chuukesepdf icon | Marshallesepdf icon | Spanishpdf icon | Tonganpdf icon

Radio Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Web Content

CDC COVID-19 Buttons

CDC has provided graphics and buttons for public use. The graphic can be placed in any way that works best for your site. We are hoping to see this graphic on as many sites as possible to spread the word about how to find to up-to- date information on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 300x250
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) CDC image
Copy the code below for this “English COVID-19” badge: (300×250)
<a href="https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html?s_cid=bb-coronavirus-2019-ncov-NCIRD" title="image of SARS-CoV-2"><img src="http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/images/Coronavirus-badge-300.png" style="width:300px; height:250px; border:0px;" alt="image of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)"/></a>
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Protect yourself and others during travel in the US - COVID-19
Copy the code below for this “Protect yourself and others during travel in the US – COVID-19” badge: (300×250)
<a href="https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/travel-during-covid19.html?s_cid=bb-coronavirus-2019-ncov-NCIRD6" title="Protect yourself and others during travel in the US - COVID-19"><img src="http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/images/COVID-19-Domestic-Travel-Badge_300x250.jpg" style="width:300px; height:250px; border:0px;" alt="Protect yourself and others during travel in the US - COVID-19"/></a>
Stay safe during travel - 300x250
Stay safe during travel - COVID-19
Copy the code below for this “Stay safe during travel – COVID-19” badge: (300×250)
<a href="https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html?s_cid=bb-coronavirus-2019-ncov-NCIRD7" title="Stay safe during travel - COVID-19"><img src="http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/images/COVID-19-Global-Travel-Badge_300x250.jpg" style="width:300px; height:250px; border:0px;" alt="Stay safe during travel - COVID-19"/></a>