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Posted on: January 8, 2021

California Dept. of Public Health Issues Updated Travel Advisory - January 6, 2021

Travel Advisory NF

Amid the current COVID-19 surge, the California Department of Public Health has issued an updated Travel Advisory for all non-essential travel in and out of the State of California, effective as of January 6, 2021. 

The following Travel Advisory is now in place: 

Non-Essential Travel 

1. Except in connection with essential travel, Californians should avoid non-essential travel to any part of California more than 120 miles from one's place of residence, or to other states or countries. Avoiding travel reduces the risk of virus transmission, including by reducing the risk that new sources of infection and, potentially, new virus strains will be introduced to California.

2. Non-essential travelers from other states or countries are strongly discouraged from entering California, and should adhere to the quarantine procedures set forth in Paragraph 3.

Quarantine Post-Travel

3. All persons arriving in or returning to California from other states or countries, should self-quarantine for 10 days after arrival, except as necessary to meet urgent critical healthcare staffing needs or to otherwise engage in emergency response. Additionally, this recommendation does not apply to individuals who routinely cross state or country borders for essential travel.

January 6, 2021 Travel Advisory