The change comes as the coronavirus surge recedes both in massachusetts and nationwide. Travel restrictions and covid 19 testing requirements show that whilst the situation is more upbeat than in january many states have upheld existing travel rules.
All visitors entering massachusetts including returning residents who do not meet an exemption are required to complete the massachusetts travel form before entering the state unless you are visiting from a lower risk state.
Massachusetts covid travel restrictions. Boston news coronavirus covid 19. Quarantine for 10 days or produce a negative covid 19 test result that has been administered up to 72 hours. To be included on massachusetts list of low risk states for travel the location must have fewer than 10 average daily cases per 100000 people and a positive covid 19 test rate below 5.
The state by state guide to us. Request ppe renters and homeowners know your rights related to covid 19 childcare providers for first responders mental health and well being resources for abuse and neglect end of life care substance use help and prevention homeless support. That means massachusetts residents do not have to get a covid test or follow.
The effective date of the order is august 1 2020. Travel increases your chances of spreading or getting covid 19 which is why the centers for disease control and prevention recommends delaying travel at this time. This binding guidance must be followed by all travelers entering massachusetts except those covered by the limited exemptions listed below.
On august 1 2020 who are over the age of 18 or an unaccompanied minor must complete and submit the online massachusetts travel form unless the individual meets an exemption below. And brazil amid concerns that more. Citizens traveling from south africa from entering the us.
And extended travel restrictions for europe the uk. 45 adopting a mandatory 10 day quarantine for travelers arriving in massachusetts hereinafter the order. All individuals entering massachusetts after 1201 am.
This includes individuals coming from a covid 19 lower risk state within the united states as detailed below. Both figures must hold over at least a seven day average. Covid 19 call hotlines get text updates and more unemployment insurance food and economic assistance business loans and support health care facilities.
Boston cbs massachusetts is now on the exempt list of maines new travel policy effective immediately. January 14 2021 on july 24 2020 the governor issued covid 19 order no. In late january president joe biden ordered a travel ban stopping non us.