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Summer Travel Safety Tips

As millions of Americans get vaccinated against COVID-19 and businesses resume normal operations, people are likely making plans to travel this summer.

If you’re trading your staycation for a getaway, here are some tips to keep you as safe as possible this summer: 
  • Get vaccinated.
  • Stay domestic. 
  • Take a road trip.
  • Explore the outdoors. 
  • Check travel restrictions. 
  • Keep up with COVID-19 safety precautions.

CDC Travel Considerations

If you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and travel within the United States, the CDC says you do not need to get tested or self-quarantine after travel. If you are traveling with young children who aren’t eligible yet for vaccination, check out these CDC recommendations.

The Long-term Effects of COVID-19

It’s been more than a year since the pandemic began, and we continue to learn more about the short- and long-term health effects of COVID-19. Although most people get better within weeks, some people experience long COVID-19—a wide range of symptoms that can last weeks or months.

Download the Live Well Work Well August Newsletter for more summer travel safety tips, and additional information regarding the long-term effects of COVID-19.

For more information on healthcare and employee benefits changes, contact HANYS Benefit Services by email or by calling (800) 388-1963.


This is not intended to be exhaustive nor should any discussion or opinions be construed as professional advice. © 2021 Zywave, Inc. All rights reserved

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