If You're Fully Vaccinated, You Can Travel Safely Again, CDC Says

People who are fully vaccinated can travel safely within the U.S. without getting a COVID-19 test or going into quarantine. the CDC said Friday.

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- CDC updated its travel guidelines for fully vaccinated Americans today. Under these new guidelines, the CDC says fully vaccinated people can travel domestically without tests or quarantines. For international travel, fully vaccinated people do not need a test unless it's required by their destination.

They also don't have to self quarantine after returning to the US. But remember, you do need a negative COVID-19 test before boarding a flight to the US. All of this said, the director of the CDC says travel is still not recommended.

DR. ROCHELLE WALENSKY: And while we believe that fully vaccinated people can travel at low risk to themselves, CDC is not recommending travel at this time due to the rising number of cases.

- Now, the CDC says if you are traveling, make sure you wear a mask, stay socially distant, and continue to wash your hands frequently.