How to stay safe in Canada during the coronavirus pandemic
As the virus spreads across Canada, some people are being urged to travel to and from the U.S. and other countries in Europe and elsewhere.
Here are some tips to help keep yourself and your family safe.
Read moreRead MoreCanada has announced a three-week lockdown on the U, S. and Canada-U.K. border.
Travelers to the U and the U-K.
can only travel to one destination in each region during that three-day period, according to a tweet from the Canadian Border Services Agency.
If you do plan to travel outside of those three countries, the CBA recommends following these rules:Travel with a valid travel document.
A passport is mandatory for anyone entering the U or the U -K.
You must have one to enter the U (though there is no restriction on a passport being carried on your person during the lockdown).
A valid visa is required for anyone visiting the U , but it is not required for the UK.
The CBA says people are not permitted to enter U.K.-based airports.
Be aware of the risk.
The U.N. warned that the pandemic is putting pressure on the health care system.
In a tweet, the agency urged Canadians to check their personal health records and make sure they have all the vaccines they need.
Traveling abroad will also be extremely difficult for those who are in countries affected by the pandemics.
For example, if you are in Japan, you are not allowed to travel or even bring your belongings into Japan.
This means that if you live in the U., you will not be able to visit Japan or the surrounding areas.
As you might imagine, there are no easy answers as to what precautions you should take in order to keep yourself safe during this time.
The CDC recommends you:If you plan on traveling to the Philippines, check with your country’s embassy or consulate before you set foot on their territory.
You may also check the UNAIDS website for information on how to help spread the word about coronaviruses.
The CBA said it encourages Canadians to be mindful of the risks they face as well as the people they meet during the pandemaker.
If you or anyone you know needs help, call 1-800-CDC-INFO.