Ohio no longer issuing state travel advisories

State Department lifts global travel advisory
Posted at 4:02 PM, Mar 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-11 16:08:28-05

CLEVELAND — The Ohio Department of Health announced that the state would no longer be issuing state travel advisories.

Previously, the state issued advisories against those traveling to states with a COVID-19 positivity rate of 15% or higher.

Instead, the state wants residents to follow CDC guidelines when they are traveling.

Those guidelines are:

  • Postponing travel if possible.
  • Being aware that even if you're not showing symptoms, you could still spread the virus.
  • Delaying travel if you've been exposed to COVID-19.
  • Don't travel if you're sick.

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