Because COVID-19 is widespread in Wisconsin, everyone should reduce their contact with others by staying home when possible, practicing physical distancing, and being alert for symptoms of COVID-19. Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from getting sick. DHS recommends that all travel plans are canceled or postponed, including travel within the state.
Should you decide to travel despite these recommendations, some things to consider include:
- Is COVID-19 spreading where you’re going? You can get infected while traveling.
- Is COVID-19 spreading in your community? Even if you don’t have symptoms, you can spread COVID-19 to others while traveling.
- For each traveler, pack: cloth face coverings, gloves, hand sanitizer, soap, disinfectant wipes
- You should practice enhanced personal hygiene at all times. This includes avoiding close contact with other
and practice physical distancing by staying at least 6 feet away from others at all times, avoid crowds, wear a
cloth face covering when in public, avoid touching your face, eyes and mouth and wash your hands regularly.
- Call the hotel, restaurant, or rest area to make sure they are open, as many may have reduced hours.
- Do not travel if you are sick, or if you have been around someone with COVID-19 in the past 14 days. Do not
travel with someone who is sick.
Older adults and people with chronic medical conditions
Talk with your doctor before you go, especially if you are 65 years or older or have medical issues. If you are at risk for
serious illness from COVID-19, you should