COVID - 19
CDC UPDATED GUIDANCE
Updated Apr. 27, 2021
FULLY VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS:
- You can resume activities that you did prior to the pandemic.
- When choosing safer activities, consider how COVID-19 is spreading in your community, the number of people participating in the activity, and the location of the activity.
- Outdoor visits and activities are safer than indoor activities, and fully vaccinated people can participate in some indoor events safely, without much risk.
- You can resume activities without wearing a mask or staying 6 feet apart, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace
- If you travel in the United States, you do not need to get tested before
or after travel or self-quarantine after travel.
- You need to pay close attention to the
situation at your international destination before traveling outside the United States.
- You do NOT need to get tested before leaving the United States unless your destination requires it.
- You still need to
show a negative test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding an international flight to the United States.
- You should still get tested 3-5 days after international travel.
- You do NOT need to self-quarantine after arriving in the United States.
- If you’ve been around someone who has COVID-19, you do not need to stay away from others or get tested unless you have symptoms.Ø You will still need to follow guidance at your workplace and local businesses.If you travel,
you should still take steps to protect yourself and others. You will still be 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 in U.S. transportation hubs such as airports and stations. Fully vaccinated international
travelers arriving in the United States are still required to get tested 3 days before travel by air into the United States (or show documentation
of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 3 months) and should still get tested 3-5 days after their trip.
- However, if you live or work in a facility with high risk individuals
and are around someone who has COVID-19, you should still get tested, even if you don’t have symptoms.
- You should still watch out for symptoms
of COVID-19, especially if you’ve been around someone who is sick. If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you should get tested and stay
home and away from others.
- People who have a condition or are taking medications that weaken the immune system, should talk to their healthcare provider to discuss
their activities. They may need to keep taking all precautions to prevent COVID-19.
- Unvaccinated individuals should continue to wear a mask when inside a public place.
- Wear a mask at large gatherings.
- Wash your hands often, using soap and water for a minimum of 20 seconds.
Additional information is available on the CDC COVID website.