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When to Postpone your Travel

When to Postpone your Travel

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Postpone your travel if you:

  • Are sick with a fever, cough or other symptoms of COVID-19
    • Don’t travel or cross borders while sick. Stay home and isolate.
    • If you need to travel for medical care, travel by ambulance, air ambulance, or private vehicle.
  • Have recently tested positive for COVID-19 with a viral test
    • Don’t travel while infectious with COVID-19 even if you don’t have symptoms. Stay at home and isolate.
    • If you need to travel for medical care, travel by ambulance, air ambulance, or private vehicle.
  • Have had close contact with a person with COVID-19 in the past 14 days
    • Do not travel, and quarantine by separating yourself from others.
  • Are waiting for results of a COVID-19 viral test
    • Postpone your travel until you get your results.
    • If your test comes back positive while you are at your destination
      • You will need to isolate yourself from others and postpone your return.
      • Your travel companions will need to self-quarantine and postpone their travel back home.

For more information, visit http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/when-to-delay-travel.html.