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Travel & COVID-19

Notice: As of February 2, 2021, wearing a compliant face covering at all times in airports and airplanes is federal law. Individuals who refuse to wear a face covering are subject to penalties under federal law.

Traveling out of Pima County

If you are traveling to another state or country, check the requirements of your destinationPCHD cannot provide recovery letters for COVID-19 patients. If you need one, contact your health care provider.
If you are a Pima County resident who is returning from international travel, the CDC recommends certain precautions, no matter where you went to.

Traveling to Pima County

photo of sign at Tucson International Airport (TUS) indicating COVID testing is available for arriving passengers in the Baggage Claim area

If you are traveling to Pima County from another country by plane, we are following the CDC requirement for proof of negative COVID-19 test. For more information, visit the U.S. State Department's webpage. This requirement does not apply to anyone traveling by car from Mexico.

We also follow the federal ban on travelers from certain countries entering the United States. Please note: this applies to foreign nationals only.

For information regarding Tucson International Airport (TUS), visit their COVID-19 Travel Updates page.

Travel restrictions between the U.S. and Mexico

Due to Pima County's proximity to Mexico, border crossings are commonplace for some. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, please refer to U.S. State Department for the most up-to-date information on travel restrictions, if any, between the U.S. and Mexico. 


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