If you plan to do necessary traveling the following are some tips and guidelines from the CDC that will help. Let’s face it, it’s best to stay home at all costs, but when you have to make necessary traveling trips the following information will help you plan if the trip is safe to take.
Is COVID-19 Spreading in Your Area?
If you are getting news of COVID-19 spreading in your area, but not where you live, you may be more likely to get the virus traveling there than if you stay home. If you are not sure how many confirmed cases are in your area, check your destination’s local health department website for more information. Public health departments
Are You or Someone You Know More Likely to Get COVID-19?
People who are at a higher risk for COVID-19 are older adults and people of any age with serious chronic medical conditions such as (heart disease, lung disease, or diabetes).
Are You Living With Someone Who is Older or Has a Serious, Chronic Medical Condition?
If you get sick with COVID-19, your household contacts may be at risk of getting infected by the virus. Household contacts who are older adults and people of any age with serious chronic medical conditions are at a higher risk of getting COVID-19.
Is COVID-19 Spreading Where You Live When You Return From Travel?
Consider the risk of passing COVID-19 to others during travel, particularly if you will be in close contact with people who are older adults and people of any age with serious chronic medical conditions. These people are at a higher risk of getting sick. If your symptoms are mild or you do not have a fever, you may not realize you are infectious.
This article is for general information purposes only. For more information regarding specific health requirements or regulated guidelines please visit the Center for Disease & Control website.