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Travel-Related Coronavirus Information

(updated 06/28/21) This webpage will be updated as additional information becomes available or changes.

A novel coronavirus disease, designated as COVID-19, is causing an outbreak of respiratory illness. The first cases of COVID-19 were reported in China in December 2019. On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization determined the rapidly spreading outbreak constituted a Public Health Emergency of International Concern and declared it a global pandemic. Sustained community spread has occurred around the globe since that time. For this reason, the Department of State and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued travel advisories for affected locations, and the Department of Defense responded by issuing restrictions on travel for its personnel.

DoD Restrictions on Foreign and Domestic Travel

STATUS: On March 16, 2021, the Secretary of Defense issued memorandum, “Update to Conditions-based Approach to Coronavirus Disease 2019 Personnel Movement and Travel Restrictions,” which updates the conditions-based phased approach for personnel movement and travel restrictions (see the accompanying fact sheet). This replaces previously issued DoD memoranda

TOOLS & RESOURCES: The below links provide more travel-related information related to COVID-19

DoD Official Departure Memos

Department of State Travel Advisories

How to Make Travel Itinerary/Reservation Changes

Impact to Air Travel

COVID-19 Travel Industry Safety Procedures


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