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Travel Advisory

New guidelines for international air travel

  • All travelers two years of age or older who are returning to the U.S. 
    • Must show proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test performed within 1 day of departure
    • Should get tested 3-5 days after return
    • Should self-isolate and get tested if develop any symptoms
  • All unvaccinated travelers should also quarantine for 5 days

For more information, please visit: Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test or Documentation of Recovery from COVID-19 | CDC

New international travel restrictions

  • Certain travelers are now restricted from entry into the United States in an effort to slow the introduction of the new Omicron variant of the virus that causes COVID-19. Please visit for more information.

Unvaccinated people are discouraged from non-essential travel until fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

All travelers are required to wear a mask on planes, buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation traveling into, within, or out of the United States and indoors at U.S. transportation hubs.



People who are not fully vaccinated are recommended to postpone non-essential travel. If unvaccinated persons must travel, they should take the following steps to protect themselves and others:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention