COVID-19 Travel Guidance


Before traveling to the United States for the scientific meeting, please review the following agency’s various guidance in order to better plan your needs and expectations.

There may be testing or vaccination requirements before you may travel to the United States.

The U.S. State Department

Effective December 6, the CDC will require all air passengers two years of age and over entering the United States (including U.S. citizens and Legal Permanent Residents) to present a negative COVID-19 test result a negative taken no more than 1 day before departure, or proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days. Airlines must confirm the negative test result or proof of recent recovery for all passengers prior to boarding. Airlines must deny boarding of passengers who do not provide documentation of a negative test or recovery.

Requirements and further information regarding entry to the U.S. can be found on the State Department’s website.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC recommends that you are up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations before travel, which may include additional dosages or boosters for those eligible. In addition, it is recommended that you are up to date all of your routine vaccinations.

Further information and guidance can be found on the CDC’s International Travel website.

World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO has several pieces of information, advice, and resources available regarding international travel on their COVID-19 website. Please review all available information to you in the interest of personal and public health and safety.

We look forward to seeing you at GGHS 2022 in Austin, TX.