Connecticut, Maryland Again On Chicago Journey Advisory, Checklist Stands At 40 States, 1 Territory – CBS Chicago


CHICAGO (CBS) — As the vacation season will get underway, vacationers from Chicago will see extra states on the town’s journey advisory.

The Chicago Division of Public Well being mentioned the town’s journey advisory has 40 states and one territory with Connecticut and Maryland returning to the record.

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“Connecticut, whose day by day COVID Case charge per 100,000 residents has risen to twenty.7 (from 11.1) over the previous week, was returned to the advisory, as was Maryland, which is at 15.1,” in response to a information launch.

Last week, after being taken off Chicago’s journey advisory, Arkansas was added again to the record, whereas three different states – Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee – had been eliminated.

“As many people put together to spend time with family members this Thanksgiving, we will be pleased about what we do have, at the same time as COVID has taken a lot and so many away from us,” mentioned CDPH Commissioner Allison Arwady, M.D. “We are able to be pleased about the vaccine that has made these gatherings potential as soon as once more, grateful for all our neighbors, associates, coworkers, and relations, who’ve completed their half, gotten vaccinated, and selflessly taken precautions to gradual the unfold of COVID.”

CDPH’s Journey Advisory steerage is aligned with the CDC’s traveler suggestions.

Earlier than journey, unvaccinated people ought to: Get examined 1-3 days previous to departure.

Whereas touring: ALL people no matter vaccination standing should put on a masks on planes, buses, trains, and different types of public transportation touring into, inside, or out of america and whereas indoors at U.S. transportation hubs similar to airports and stations.

In Chicago, put on a masks in all indoor public settings, no matter vaccination standing.

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Keep away from crowds as a lot as you’ll be able to and wash your fingers usually or use hand sanitizer (with at the least 60% alcohol).

After journey, unvaccinated people ought to:

Get examined with a viral check 3-5 days after journey AND keep dwelling and self-quarantine for a full 7 days.

Even in the event you check unfavorable, keep dwelling and self-quarantine for the total 7 days.

In case your check is optimistic, isolate your self to guard others from getting contaminated.

Should you don’t get examined, keep dwelling and self-quarantine for 10 days after journey. Keep away from being round people who find themselves at elevated threat for extreme sickness for 14 days, whether or not you get examined or not.

All vacationers are suggested to watch themselves for COVID-19 signs after journey and isolate and get examined in the event that they develop signs.

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CDPH holds common vaccination occasions throughout the town and vaccine can also be broadly accessible by means of pharmacies and well being care suppliers. In-home vaccination can also be accessible freed from cost to all Chicago residents by means of Shield Chicago At House. As much as 10 individuals at a residence (age 5 and up) can obtain the Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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