Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Updated its guide For Americans who were fully vaccinated on Friday, stating that traveling domestically and internationally was less risky.
Long-awaited recommendations came after a series of studies released by federal health officials found that vaccines administered in the United States were highly effective at preventing infections in real-life conditions.
Nevertheless, the CDC is not recommending travel at this time Increasing number of cases Coronovirus, both at home and abroad.
Two weeks after receiving a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two weeks after receiving a second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna shots is considered complete vaccination.
If you decide to travel, you may still have some questions. Here are the answers.
Do I still have to wear masks and social distances during travel?
Yes. Under federal law, masks must be worn at airports, on domestic US flights, and at all transportation centers. The CDC says that as long as measures of the coronavirus virus, which includes wearing masks, fully vaccinated Americans can travel home without taking tests or quarantine, though the agency warns that some states And states can keep their local travel restrictions and recommendations. .
For those wishing to travel internationally, a coronovirus test will not be required prior to departure from the United States unless mandated by the government of their destination. However, vaccinated travelers will need to show a negative Kovid-19 viral test before returning to the United States, and are advised to test three to five days after their return, but will not require self-quarantine.
Can i go abroad
Yes, but only for the countries that you will have. Most of Europe is still far from American citizens, However some countries such as Iceland are allowing visitors from the United States and elsewhere. Other places such as Turkey, Croatia and Montenegro are welcoming Americans with negative test results, while Greece plans to open in May to fully vaccinated tourists and other foreigners with negative tests.
Many Caribbean countries have reopened to American tourists, but each has its own coronavirus virus and entry requirements.
Here is a complete list Countries of the US can travel.
What about domestic travel? Is it free and clear to cross state boundaries?
Domestic travel has become complex over the past year, with states and territories implementing their own travel restrictions and recommendations during epidemics (and frequently updating them).
If you are fully vaccinated, the CDC states that you can travel independently within the United States and that you do not need to be tested or self-quarantined before or after traveling. But some state and local governments may choose to keep travel restrictions, including testing, quarantine and stay orders.
Before traveling across state lines, check the current regulations at your destination and whether the state is testing and quarantining for the missing. You can find a list of current restrictions Here.
How will they check that I am fully vaccinated?
Right now, the best way to prove that you have been vaccinated Your comment card
Digital vaccines and health certifications show that people have been vaccinated or tested Different stages of development around the world And hopefully, eventually, it can be widely used to speed up travel.
The topic of “Vaccine Passport” is currently one of the most hotly debated topics in the travel industry, with questions about their use and concerns over health and data privacy.
Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida on Friday Issued an executive order Prohibiting local governments and state businesses from requiring proof of vaccination for services.
Last month, the European Union Endorsed their own vaccine certificate, But individual European countries are still expected to set their own rules for this summer’s travel requirements.
But what about my children? What is the guide in traveling with uneducated people?
The CDC advises people against traveling until they have been vaccinated. If you must travel, the agency recommends testing one to three days before a trip and following all coronovirus guidance at your destination.
No vaccine has yet been approved for children under 16, But recent clinical trials The Pfizer-BioNotech coronavirus vaccine has been found to be highly effective in young adolescents aged 12–15.
All air travelers aged two and older arriving in the United States, including those who have been fully vaccinated, require a negative Kovid-19 test result from three days before boarding their flight Does not take much.
What is my moral obligation in places where most people do not vaccinate?
The United States vaccination rollout has been the fastest in the world, but there is a difference between its rapid rollout and vaccination programs in different countries. The same dose has not yet been reported to some nations.
Many countries are currently seeing an increase in new cases and implementing strict coronavirus protocols, including masked mandates in public places, capacity limits at restaurants and tourist sites, and other lockdown restrictions.
It is important to check the coronovirus case rate, measures and medical infrastructure before traveling to your destination and do not let your guard down when you get there. Even if you are fully vaccinated, you may still be able to transmit the disease to local communities that have not yet been vaccinated.
You can track coronovirus vaccination rollout worldwide Here.