Know The COVID Travel Restrictions For These States Before The Holidays

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By @emilyontheradio

With an increase in cases lately, some states have enacted new travel restrictions and advisories. Before you head out for the holidays, make sure you’re going to be able to actually get to your destination. According to FOX59, here are just some of the current rules you need to know about if you’re going places…


  • While Illinois as a state does not have travel restrictions, the city of Chicago does. Those traveling from a ‘Red’ state, like Indiana, must quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to the city–regardless of a negative COVID-19 test or not.


  • Recommending 14-day self-quarantine for travelers who went to any of the states reporting a positive testing rate equal to or greater than 15%


  • Those traveling to Ohio who come from a state reporting positive testing rates of 15% or higher are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days.


  • Must have a negative test within three days before arriving in New York. The traveler must then quarantine in New York for three days. On the fourth day, visitors must obtain an additional negative test before they can leave their quarantine.


  • Travelers coming from another state must present a negative COVID test that was taken within 72 hours of arriving to the state.


  • For people traveling from states with more than 10 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people, they must get receive a negative COVID test 72 hours before traveling to D.C. If a visitor stays for more than three days, they are required to get another COVID test.

This is just some of the states! Find out more from Fox59!