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CDC changes traveler quarantine guidelines

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Posted at 12:08 PM, Aug 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-25 12:37:03-04

LANSING, Mich. (WSYM) — The CDC is no longer recommending travelers quarantine for 14 days after returning from a trip.

The updated guidelines apply to both domestic and international travelers.

The CDC now said that travelers should monitor themselves for symptoms, practice social distancing, wear a mask and wash their hands.

The CDC does say that travel can increase a person’s chance of being exposed to the virus.

Because some states and countries have their own rules, travelers should check government websites for the most up to date information.