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OHSU COVID-19 information and Travel Guidance from the CDC
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Travel Guidance from the CDC
During travel: CDC does not currently recommend that the general public or travelers wear facemasks or respirators to prevent spread novel coronavirus if they are healthy.
Although facemasks are commonly worn in many countries, little evidence supports their use in a community setting. People sick with respiratory symptoms (coughing, sneezing), however, can consider wearing a facemask to prevent the spread of germs to others. This is especially important if seeking care in a healthcare setting, such as a hospital or clinic.
The use of facemasks is crucial for health workers and people who are taking care of someone in close settings (at home or in a health care facility). Take everyday preventive actions to help slow the spread of respiratory illnesses:
After travel: If you do not feel well after your trip, call your doctor and tell them where you traveled and your symptoms.
Travelers should continue to monitor the CDC website for updates. More novel coronavirus frequently ask questions.