Updated May 17, 2022
Los Angeles County (LAC) has no travel restrictions or requirements at this time. In LAC, masks are still required in some settings and strongly recommended in others (see below).
Help keep California and Los Angeles County open and our communities healthy by following the CDC travel guidelines and, while in LAC, wearing a mask when required.
Traveling to or from Los Angeles? Help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by traveling “covid” safe.
Follow CDC Travel Guidance
All travelers arriving or returning to LA County from other states or countries should follow CDC travel guidance and wear a mask when required.
Make sure you are up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines before traveling.
Get tested for COVID-19 before and after travel.
Before travel, get a COVID-19 test as close to the time of departure as possible (no more than 3 days) before your scheduled travel. Only proceed with travel if your test is negative.
After travel, get a COVID-19 test 3-5 days after you return.
If you had a confirmed COVID-19 infection in the past 90 days, you do not need to test before or after traveling, unless you have symptoms.
To find testing locations in LA County visit: ph.lacounty.gov/covidtests/how
Wear a face mask that fits and filters well
In Los Angeles County, wearing a mask over your nose and mouth is required in some settings, including on all public transportation (including on trains, subways, buses and other forms of public transit) and in all indoor transportation hubs (including airport and terminals and train and subway stations), and strongly recommended in others. Click here for more details on masking in LA County.
It is strongly recommended that you wear a mask on airplanes and in other indoor public places, especially if you (or your traveling companions) are immunocompromised or at high risk for severe disease or if you are traveling in an area where the COVID-19 transmission levels are high.
Learn more at ph.lacounty.gov/masks.
Stay home away from others if you are sick or you test positive for COVID-19.
If you develop symptoms of COVID-19, you must stay home or in your hotel/residence away from others and get tested for COVID-19 right away. See Learn About Symptoms & What to Do If You Are Sick at ph.lacounty.gov/covidcare
All travelers who test positive for COVID-19 must isolate and follow all instructions. If you are in LA County, you must follow isolation requirements at ph.lacounty.gov/covidisolation.
Read more at CDC travel guidelines.
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