If You’re Unvaccinated, The CDC Wants You To Stay Home This Labor Day Weekend

Individuals crowd the beach in Huntington Beach, Calif., over the long Labor Day weekend in 2015, months before COVID-19 vaccines were readily available. This year, the CDC is suggesting that individuals who are not totally vaccinated stay home.

Individuals crowd the beach in Huntington Beach, Calif., over the long Labor Day weekend in 2015, months before COVID-19 vaccines were available. This year, the CDC is advising that individuals who are not fully immunized stay at home.

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Jae C. Hong/AP

Jae C. Hong/AP

Jae C. Hong/AP

If youre not immunized, you should not take a trip over the long Labor Day weekend. If you are not fully immunized and choose to travel within the U.S. anyway, the CDC advises that you take the following precautions: Get checked 1-3 days before travel Get checked 3-5 days after travel and self-quarantine for 7 days. Self-quarantine for 10 days if you do not get tested Self-monitor for symptoms Wear a mask and take other safety measures during travel

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If youre not immunized, you should not travel over the long Labor Day weekend. If you are not completely vaccinated and decide to take a trip within the U.S. anyhow, the CDC suggests that you take the following safety measures: Get evaluated 1-3 days before travel Get tested 3-5 days after travel and self-quarantine for 7 days. Self-quarantine for 10 days if you do not get tested Self-monitor for symptoms Wear a mask and take other precautions throughout travel

” People who are completely vaccinated, and who are wearing masks, can travel,” Walensky said. “Although, given where we are with disease transmission right now, we would say that individuals need to take these threats into their own consideration as they consider taking a trip.”

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