Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Guidelines

Updated April 2, 2020

Seminole State is following CDC and Florida Department of Health guidelines and executive order from the Office of the Governor of the State of Florida, and has implemented the following for employees and students:

For Those Entering Florida from the New York Tri-State Area

If you fly or drive into Florida from Connecticut, New Jersey or New York or any area with substantial community spread of the coronavirus, you are required to self-isolate or quarantine for 14 days from the time of your arrival or for the duration of your stay in Florida, whichever is shorter. 

For Those Who Have Traveled to a Restricted Country or Have Been on Cruise

  • If you visited China, Iran, South Korea, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, United Kingdom, Vatican City in the last month, a mandatory 14-day self-isolation is required from the time you left one of these countries. Be sure to inform your supervisor or professors. Monitor your health and practice social distancing. Social distancing includes staying out of crowded places, avoiding group gatherings, and maintaining distance (approximately 6 feet) from others when possible.
  • If you have visited Japan or have been on a cruise to any destination in the last month, monitor your health and limit interactions with others for 14 days after returning to the United States.
  • If you have traveled to Egypt for a cruise or tour on the Nile River in February or March 2020, self-isolate for 14 days following your date of return to the United States, and if ill, immediately contact your county health department or health care provider.
  • If you become symptomatic, immediately self-isolate and contact your county health department or health care provider. 

Check the CDC website for travel guidance for more information.

For Travelers Currently Abroad

  • Prioritize personal prevention and preparedness by taking steps to minimize exposure. 
  • Stay tuned to local news to understand conditions and advisories in your area.
  • If you need to seek medical attention, use the medical insurance required for your travel through the Center for Global Engagement. 

For Faculty and Staff

All out-of-state travel by plane for College-sponsored business has been temporarily suspended.

For more information regarding current CDC travel advisories related to COVID-19, visit the CDC website for travel guidance.