Updated CDC Domestic Travel Guidance: As of April 2, 2021, the CDC advises that people who are fully vaccinated with an FDA-authorized vaccine can travel safely within the United States, specifically:
- Fully vaccinated travelers do not need to get tested before or after domestic travel, unless their destination requires it.
- Fully vaccinated travelers do not need to self-quarantine upon return from domestic travel.
Individuals are considered fully vaccinated:
- 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna), or
- 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen).
If an individual does not meet these requirements, they are not fully vaccinated. If an individual is not fully vaccinated and must travel, the individual must follow CDC’s recommendations for unvaccinated people.
Fully vaccinated travelers should continue to:
- Wear a mask over your nose and mouth
- Stay 6 feet from others and avoid crowds
- Wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer
- Monitor for COVID-19 symptoms after travel
- Isolate and get tested if you develop symptoms of COVID-19