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COVID-19 Hotspots: USA


States with Current Stay/Safer at Home Orders

and those considered areas with a significant presence of COVID-19 "Hot Spots"
Current as of July 9, 2020  at 9 a.m.

  • Connecticut
    On the list to not travel to - FL Governor

  • Hawaii
    Travelers going to Hawaii are required to self- quarantine for 14 days – This Order is in place until August 1, 2020, see below for additional information

  • Massachusetts
    All travelers arriving to Massachusetts are instructed to self-quarantine for 14 days. This guidance will be displayed as posters at service plazas along 1-90 eastbound, distributed as flyers at major transportation hubs, and posted on highway message boards.

  • New Jersey
    Until revoked or terminated – On the list to not travel to - FL Governor

  • New York
    Order extended to June 27, 2020 - On the list to not travel to - FL Governor

  • Texas - City of Austin ONLY
    Stay Home order extended to August 15, 2020 – Visitors must quarantine 14 days

States that Have a Requirement Before You Travel To

Please adhere to these requirements.

  • Alaska
    June 5, Alaska is requiring anyone who comes into the state to produce documentation of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours to five days prior to their departure. If someone doesn’t have a test, they can opt to get tested upon arrival but must quarantine until they receive negative results.

  • Hawaii
    Beginning August 1, out-of-state travelers can avoid a 14-day quarantine requirement if they can present a recent negative COVID-19 test. Hawaii airports will not be providing testing. Travelers who cannot present a negative test will need to quarantine for 14 days. All travelers will still be required to fill out a travel form.

  • Idaho
    People entering Idaho from an area outside with substantial community spread or case rates higher than Idaho, this includes Florida.

  • Illinois - City of Chicago ONLY
    Order requiring travelers entering the city of Chicago from states experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases to self-quarantine for 14 days. This includes Florida, fines will be given to those who do not abide by the quarantine.

  • Maine
    Visitors with proof of a recent negative test result do not have to quarantine upon arrival. Negative test result must be within 72 hours of arriving in Maine.

  • Nebraska
    Those entering the state must quarantine for 14 days.

  • New Hampshire
    New Hampshire Governor requested people traveling to New Hampshire for reasons other than same-day trips for work, care of a loved one, or for essential supplies to self-quarantine for two weeks.

  • New Mexico
    By Executive Order, all travelers to New Mexico MUST quarantine for 14 days.

  • Puerto Rico
    Beginning July 15, travelers to Puerto Rico must provide a Negative test result, 72 hours prior to arrival. Travelers without the documentation must quarantine for 14 days and have a molecular test while on the island at travelers’ expense. Puerto Rico has a mandatory curfew from 10:00pm to 5:00am every night.

  • Rhode Island
    All travelers entering Rhode Island from another state by any mode of transportation must self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival or provide a negative test result within 3 days of travel.

  • Vermont
    All travelers entering Vermont from another state must self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.

If you have any questions regarding the above list
Please reach out to:
Audrey Cain, Emergency Manager
Audrey.Cain@lakelandgov.net


CDC Recommendations on Travel

  • Domestic Travel

    Coronavirus in the United States—Considerations for Travelers

    Cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have been reported in all states, and some areas are experiencing community spread of the disease. Travel increases your chances of getting and spreading COVID-19.  Please review the list of States above who currently still have either a Stay At Home or Safer At Home Order, these states should be avoided for travel destinations.  The list also currently provides the states with the most positive cases, “Hot Spots”, these states should be avoided for travel destinations. 

    CDC Recommendations for Domestic Travel

     

  • International Travel

     

    International Travel 

    Warning - Level 3: Avoid Nonessential Travel—Widespread Ongoing Transmission

    • Widespread ongoing transmission of a respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is occurring globally.
    • CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential international travel.
    • Older adults and people of any age with serious chronic medical conditions are at increased risk for severe disease.
    • There may be limited access to adequate medical care in affected areas.
    • US residents may have difficulty returning to the United States.
    • Travelers should avoid contact with sick people and wash their hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
    • All international travelers should stay home for 14 days after returning from travel, monitor their health, and practice social distancing.

    Learn More


    Stay home for 14 days from the time you returned home from international travel. During this 14-day period, take these steps to monitor your health and practice social distancing:

    1. Take your temperature with a thermometer two times a day and monitor for fever. Also watch for a cough or trouble breathing. Use this temperature log to monitor your temperature.
    2. Stay home and avoid contact with others. Do not go to work or school.
    3. Do not take public transportation, taxis, or ride-shares.
    4. Keep your distance from others (about 6 feet or 2 meters).

    CDC Recommendations for Returning from International Travel

  • Cruise Ship & River Cruise Voyages

    COVID-19 & Cruise Ship Travel
    Warning - Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel—Widespread Ongoing Transmission

    • CDC recommends that travelers defer all cruise travel worldwide. 
    • Widespread ongoing spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been reported in some countries. Other countries have reported sustained community spread.
    • Cruise passengers are at increased risk of person-to-person spread of infectious diseases, including COVID-19, and outbreaks of COVID-19 have been reported on several cruise ships.
    • Cruise travelers should stay home for 14 days after returning from travel, monitor their health, and practice social distancing. See Travelers Returning from Cruise Ship and River Cruise Voyages.

    Learn More


    CDC recommends that all people defer travel on cruise ships, including river cruises, worldwide. That’s because the risk of COVID-19 on cruise ships is high. Older adults and people with serious chronic medical conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, or lung disease, should especially defer travel on cruise ships, including river cruises, because of their increased risk for severe disease.

    Passengers who return from a cruise ship or river cruise voyage are advised to stay home for 14 days, monitor their health, and practice social distancing.

    CDC has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for cruise ship travel.


    Stay home for 14 days from the time you return home from a cruise ship or river cruise and practice social distancing:

    1. Take your temperature with a thermometer two times a day and monitor for fever. Also watch for cough or trouble breathing. Use this temperature log to monitor your temperature.
    2. Stay home and avoid contact with others. Do not go to work or school.
    3. Keep your distance from others (about 6 feet or 2 meters).

    CDC Recommendations on Returning from Cruise Ship/River Cruise Voyages