Online Resources and CDC Travel Guidelines to Assist with Travel Planning

Returning to Travel During a Pandemic

As the United States and countries across the globe reopen for travel, it’s important to understand your health risks as you consider traveling abroad. Refer to the CDC website to learn more. Please also check out the United States Department of State’s travel guidance webpage, where you can find general travel trips, country-specific guidance and updated travel-related advisories.

Since travel conditions are constantly evolving, please enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) if you are planning a trip. STEP provides real-time updates on safety and security information from your destination county and allows your embassy or consulate to contact you in the case of an emergency.

Obtaining a COVID Test for Travel and Preparing for Your Trip with The Roe Green Center

Let us help you plan your next trip through our medical traveler resources, which take you through the process step-by-step, from planning the trip through your return home.

COVID Test for Travel

University Hospitals is now providing COVID testing for travel for Roe Green patients. At your travel consult, your physician is now able to order you a COVID test for travel at select UH Urgent Care locations. You can schedule a test with this order here.

If you do not visit Roe Green for a consult, please visit CVS or Walgreens for information on testing free of charge. Should you need expedited testing for a fee, please visit BowTie Medical or TACKL Health.

CDC Travel Vaccine Recommendations

The Roe Green Center for Travel Medicine & Global Health can help you figure out what vaccines are needed for your next trip, in accordance with CDC guidelines. We can administer any vaccine required for your trip during your appointment.

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Consider COVID-19 Vaccine Implications

Vaccines that may prevent COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, are an important step toward stemming the worldwide pandemic. To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, please check out our COVID-19 Vaccine Playbook. If you haven’t done so already, consider getting vaccinated prior to embarking on your trip abroad.

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