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Whereas the U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention suggest folks keep at residence this vacation season to keep away from spreading COVID-19, officers at San Diego Worldwide Airport launched some ideas for many who are touring as this conventional main journey weekend begins.
In keeping with the airport steering, all vacationers ought to observe preventative well being measures akin to washing palms usually, avoiding touching eyes, nostril, and mouth, social distancing at the least 6 ft from others, protecting coughs and sneezes, and monitoring every day well being by conducting a temperature examine previous to arriving on the airport. The California Division of Public Well being requires all people to put on a face protecting whereas on airport property. Face coverings can be found at airport data desks, concessionaires, and merchandising machines situated within the terminals.
Vacationers ought to have a transparent understanding of state, native, and territorial governments journey restrictions for wherever they’re headed, together with testing necessities, stay-at-home orders and quarantine necessities.
Airways have carried out COVID-19 well being and security measures for examine in, boarding, and whereas on the airplane. Passengers ought to perceive the expectations of the particular airline they’re utilizing previous to arriving on the airport.
Transportation Safety Administration safety checkpoints are open and all passengers are required to undergo screening. The San Diego Airport Authority encourages vacationers to go away ample time, ideally two hours, to get by safety and to their gate.
Rental Automotive Heart buses require social distancing and subsequently are working at diminished capability. Plan forward and depart ample time to accommodate longer shuttle wait occasions. The trolley offers service to the terminals at Palm Avenue on the Rental Automotive Heart shuttles. The MTS 992 bus is one other public transportation choice.
Rideshare corporations, taxis, and different transportation modes have carried out their very own well being and security measures. Vacationers ought to evaluate their insurance policies to allow them to safely adjust to any well being and security necessities. There isn’t any inter-terminal shuttle service throughout this time.
Some retailers and eating places are open to supply journey requirements, meals, snacks, and extra, nevertheless availability and hours might range. Eating amenities are open and patrons should adjust to social distancing necessities.
San Diego Worldwide Airport has made modifications, together with elevated cleansing of excessive contact factors, electrostatic spraying, signage on preventive well being measures, ground decals and seat separation signage to queue six-foot social distance, hand sanitizer stations, Plexiglas sneeze guards in sure public areas and facial coverings required on all airport property.
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