Is It Safe To Fly?


Health Editor’s Note:  Although the CDC recommends you stay at home to both prevent the spread of and to not contract coronavirus, some of you may need to travel by plane despite the coronavirus pandemic.  Here are some tips and information to make your journey safer. In this article you will find an interactive state-by-state map of travel restrictions, up-to-date travel guidelines for all major airlines, and tips to prevent the spread of COVID-19 when you have reached your destination….Carol

Is it safe to fly again? Your coronavirus questions answered

by Joseph Hostetler/

Since March, Planet Earth has been screaming beneath the elbow of Covid-19. Data suggests that one in five infected persons requires hospitalization. Those odds aren’t good enough for most to roll the dice on a vacation any time soon.

Our previously frequented travel sites, such as American Express Travel, have gathered a thick layer of dust. Is it time to begin booking travel again? Among the hundreds of thousands of tragic stories, the intermittent spikes in reported cases, and the economic shutdown, you’ll find positive news, too. As cases rise in some areas, stats show the overall mortality rate declining.

To be clear: The CDC states that “staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from getting sick.” Obviously, you’re least at risk inside your own brick and mortar. But how dangerous is air travel at this time? If you need to fly in the near future — or just want to — you’ve probably asked many of the questions in the below FAQ.

What states have reopened? International travel?

Regulations vary with the contours of state borders. Read More:

Carol graduated from Riverside White Cross School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio and received her diploma as a registered nurse. She attended Bowling Green State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Literature. She attended the University of Toledo, College of Nursing, and received a Master’s of Nursing Science Degree as an Educator.

She has traveled extensively, is a photographer, and writes on medical issues. Carol has three children RJ, Katherine, and Stephen – one daughter-in-law; Katie – two granddaughters; Isabella Marianna and Zoe Olivia – and one grandson, Alexander Paul. She also shares her life with husband Gordon Duff, many cats, and two rescue pups.

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    • Actually, it is a lottery 50/50. But i love travelling by plane and never get boarded with negative thoughts )

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