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COVID 19 - Tips for Travellers


By following international and national advice from state and local public health officials travellers can better protect themselves from COVID-19.  

Decide if you can travel safely. Do not travel if you are sick or if you have been around someone with COVID-19 in the past 14 days. If you are at higher risk, consider postponing travel. 

  • GET AN APPROVED COVID-19 VACCINE. Contact your local health department for more information on COVID-19 vaccination in your area.
  • WEAR A MASK. Wearing a mask with two or more layers can stop the spread of COVID-19. Wear it over your nose and mouth and secure it under your chin. Make sure it fits snugly against the sides of your face. Avoid touching your mask, eyes, nose and mouth. Wear a mask at all times when in public, indoors and outdoors, except when eating, drinking and sleeping.
  • GET ANNUAL FLU VACCINE. A flu vaccine is an essential part of protecting your and your family's health this flu season.
  • PRACTICE PHYSICAL DISTANCING. Stay two metres away from those who do not live with you, both indoors and outdoors, as even those without symptoms can spread COVID-19.
  • WASH YOUR HANDS FREQUENTLY. Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, including after using the bathroom and being in a public place, or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
  • BEFORE TRAVEL, CHECK INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DESTINATION. Check health departments for local requirements and the most up-to-date travel information about your destination.
  • MAINTAIN HEALTHY TRAVEL PRACTICES POST ARRIVAL. Upon arrival at your destination, continue adhering to safe and healthy travel practices such as wearing a mask and remaining physically distant from others.

A Shared Responsibility

Source: 2021 US Travel Association - Developed based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and in consultation with public health expert 

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COVID 19 - Travel in the NEW Normal
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