Key strategies to travel safely during the COVID 19 pandemic: What are the current COVID 19 travel restrictions for people living in the United States? How safe is air travel/flying during COVID? How do I optimize safety and convenience while traveling or flying during a pandemic? Where can I find the latest coronavirus safety information on COVID travel and restrictions?
This presentation by Kyle Allred, PA was recorded on February 23, 2021, at the National Conference on Wilderness Medicine:
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TOPICS IN THIS VIDEO INCLUDE:
00:00 Safe (and convenient) travel during a pandemic
00:39 Why do we travel?
02:33 Travel restrictions and COVID-19 test requirements
05:15 Timing of your COVID-19 test with your travel plans
06:08 How and where to get your COVID-19 test when traveling?
09:04 Providing proof of your negative test to your airline
09:54 Region-specific restrictions throughout the US
11:00 Relative safety of air travel during COVID-19 pandemic
14:10 HEPA filters and SARS-CoV-2
18:00 Portable HEPA filters for travel
19:38 Ventilation and filtration recommendations and considerations
20:57 Mask considerations while traveling: balance comfort and effectiveness
22:29 TSA Pre-Check to mitigate transmission risk in long security lines
23:25 Helpful resources and websites when planning travel and staying up-to-date on restrictions
27:26 Consider using travel insurance for trips during COVID-19 pandemic
28:36 Using CDC website for information as a traveler and/or clinician
LINKS / REFERENCES:
CDC for Travelers |
Ventilation & Filtration: Prevent COVID 19 + Optimize Health (Air purifiers, HEPA filters) Prof Joseph Allen |
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