Non-essential travel out-of-state or out-of-country is still not recommended. However, for those that must travel, the following applies:
- Fully vaccinated persons can travel safely within the United States but should continue to take precautions. If asymptomatic, no quarantine or testing is needed upon return.
- the second dose in a 2-dose series (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna)
- one dose of a single-dose vaccine (Johnson and Johnson/Janssen)
Persons who don’t meet these requirements must follow the travel instructions for Persons Who Are Not Fully Vaccinated.
- All travelers who are not fully vaccinated should get tested with a COVID-19 viral test 1-3 days before travel. Travel should not be initiated until a negative test result is returned.
- All travelers who test positive or develop symptoms of COVID-19 must isolate and follow County isolation instructions. Do not travel when symptomatic or with a positive COVID-19 test result, regardless of vaccination status.
- All non-essential travelers (adults and children) who are not fully vaccinated arriving in or returning to California from other states or countries must quarantine as described below:
- Quarantine for 7 full days after travel if they get tested and get a negative COVID-19 viral test result from a specimen collected 3-5 days after their arrival. Note: Persons who have recovered from laboratory-confirmed COVID in the past 3 months and are asymptomatic do not need a viral test. They can end quarantine after 7 full days. Recovery from COVID-19 is defined as having completed isolation.
- Quarantine for 10 full days after travel if they did not get tested with a COVID-19 viral test after their arrival.
- For 14 days after their arrival, continue to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19, and avoid being around people who are at increased risk for severe illness. They must isolate and should get tested if symptoms develop.