End of the Federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency in the U.S.

End of the Federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency in the U.S.

Since May 11, 2023 COVID-19 is no longer a national public health emergencyin the U.S. And the World Health Organization had announced that it is no longer a global public emergency.  Learn more on CDC website.

What does it mean for you?

  • U.S authorities ended the COVID-19 vaccine requirements for international air travelers This means starting May 12, 2023, air passengers no longer need to show proof of being fully vaccinated with an accepted COVID-19 vaccine to board a flight to the United States. Learn more.
  • Access to COVID-19 vaccines will generally not be affected for now. The U.S. government is currently distributing free COVID-19  all adults and children
  • COVID-19 at-home tests may not be covered by insurance.Check with your health insurance provider to verify.  

Ending the national and global designation of COVID-19 as a public health emergency marks a transitional stage. We encourage you to stay safe and remain on guard by taking all possible precautions; continue to test for COVID-19 and quarantine if you test positive, and get vaccinated if you haven’t already. 

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