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E-visit for International Travel

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the CDC and our travel medicine physicians do not recommend international travel. If patients must travel, wait until they are fully vaccin​ated against Covid-19.

How is risk-​​​​level for travel determined?

  • Risk level is based on the patients’ medical conditions, itineraries and destinations
  • The E-visit will identify and direct non low-risk travelers to schedule a TAV with our travel nurses

​​Is it for adult and pediatric travelers?

  • Travelers of all ages should complete the E-visit 4-6 weeks prior to departure
  • Parents should complete an E-visit for each child

​Which destinations are currently available on the E-visit?

  • Covid-19 is a recognized risk for travel regardless of destination
  • Travelers to these countries may qualify to complete the E-visit:
  • Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine
  • Selected regions within Mexico, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam

​What are high-risk medical conditions?

  • Pregnancy, breastfeeding
  • Immunosuppressive conditions or medications
  • Behind on immunizations

​What are high-risk itineraries?

  • Last-minute, urgent travelers
  • Frequent, direct contact with animals
  • Travel to rural areas, remote regions
  • Health care workers intending to provide medical care abroad
  • Trips lasting more than a month
  • Adventurous activities
  • Any other activities that pose risks for infection, injury, etc.

​Are TAVs with Travel Nurses still available?

  • TAVs with travel nurses are available and bookable on kp.org or via AACC
  • Travelers should be encouraged to use the E-visit first. This may save them time and expedite care for their trips.

​Which travelers do NOT need to complete the E-visit or have a travel TAV?

  • Traveling domestically (including Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico) or within North America, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand
  • If only requesting pre-travel Covid-19 testing, direct patients to use the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Concerns E-visit instead

​​Is there an up-to-date resource for travel concerns?