COVID-19 Travel Advisory | Department of Health

Posted: June 4, 2021 at 3:47 pm

The travel guidelines require all New Yorkers, as well as those visiting from out-of-state or another country, to take personal responsibility for compliance in the best interest of public health and safety.

Asymptomatictravelers entering New York from another country, U.S. state, or territoryare no longer requiredto test or quarantine as of April 10, 2021.Quarantine, consistent with the CDC recommendations,isstill recommendedfor alltravelerswho are not fully vaccinated or have not recovered from laboratory confirmed COVID-19 during the previous 3 months.Symptomatic travelers must immediately self-isolate and contact the local health department or their healthcare providers to determine if they should seek COVID-19 testing.

All travelers must complete theTraveler Health Formunless the traveler had left New York for less than 24 hours or is coming to New York from a contiguous state.Contiguous states to New York are Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont.

Irrespective of quarantine, all travelers must:

Fully vaccinatedis defined as being 2 or more weeks after the final dose (e.g., first for Janssen/Johnson & Johnson, second for Pfizer and Moderna) of the vaccine approved by the FDA or authorized by the FDA for emergency use. Vaccines that are not authorized by the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use or approved by the FDA do not satisfy this definition.

Recently recoveredis defined as 1) recovered from laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 by meeting the criteria for discontinuation of isolation, 2) within the 3-month period between date of arrival in New York and either the initial onset of symptoms related to the laboratory confirmed COVID-19 infection or, if asymptomatic during the illness, the date of the laboratory confirmed test, and 3) asymptomatic after travel or new exposure.

Domestic travel is defined as travel lasting 24 hours or longer to states or US territories other than contiguous states (i.e., Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont).Travelers must fill out theNYS Department of Health traveler health form

There are generallyno quarantine, work furlough, or testing requirementsfor asymptomatic domestic travelers.

All unvaccinated domestic travelerswho havenot recoveredfrom COVID-19in the past 3 monthsare recommendedto get tested 3-5 days after arrival in New York, consider non-mandated self-quarantine (7 days if tested on day 3-5, otherwise 10 days), and avoid contact with people at higher risk for severe disease for 14 days, regardless of test result.

CDC and NYS recommenddelayinginternational travel until the traveler is fully vaccinated.

International travelersmust complyCDC requirements, which currently include proof of negative test or recent COVID recovery in order to board airplanes headed to the US.Travelers must complete the NYS Department of Health traveler health form.

Currently CDC does not require quarantine, work furlough, or testing requirementsfor asymptomatic international travelers.

New York follows that recommendation with the following exceptions:

Travelers fromCanada, crossing atland borderssubject to the agreement between the governments of the United States and Canada, are permitted to travel in accordance with said federal agreement and need not quarantine solely due to such federally authorized travel. Travelers flying between the US and Canada must follow the CDC guidance for international travel.

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COVID-19 Travel Advisory | Department of Health

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