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Information for Travelers and Travel Industries

Travel Alerts

CDPH Urges Californians Not to Travel With the Flu - November 25

For current information and alerts about H1N1 Flu and travel please visit the CDC H1N1 Flu Outbreak Notice web page. For general travel information, visit the CDC Travelers Health website.

CDC Announcement: Possible 2009 H1N1 Flu Screening for International Travelers - Updated October 15, Current as of November 20

Travel Preparation

Get Vaccinated: Be sure you are up-to-date with all your routine vaccinations. Get both the seasonal influenza and the H1N1 Flu vaccinations as soon as they are available in your area. View the Flu Vaccine Locator for a Google map that will assist you in finding a location near you for both seasonal and H1N1 flu shots.

Stay home if you are sick: Practice recommended influenza prevention actions, such as washing your hands, covering your cough, and staying home if you are sick.

Travel Tips from Flu.gov: You can prepare for your trip and stay healthy by reviewing the following important travel tips from flu.gov.

  • Know when you should avoid travel. If you are sick with symptoms of influenza-like illness, you should not travel. More from flu.gov…
  • Be prepared for health screenings at airports. Airport staff in some countries may check the health of arriving passengers. More from flu.gov…
  • You can prepare for travel by educating yourself about the outbreak situation and screening procedures in your destination country or countries. More from flu.gov…
  • Know what to do during and after your trip. During your trip, follow local guidelines and practice healthy habits. More from flu.gov…
  • General Information for Travelers

  • World Health Organization (WHO) Influenza A (H1N1) website
  • Pan American Health Organization website
  • General Information for Travel Industries

    Last modified on: 8/25/2011 2:07 PM