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COVID-19 Travel Tips

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The COVID-19 crisis is far from being a thing of the past, but there’s a growing sense of optimism as millions of Americans receive vaccines and travel restrictions loosen. If you’re planning a long-awaited getaway, it’s important to take steps to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 before you embark on your trip.​

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently recommends unvaccinated people to receive a COVID-19 test one to three days before traveling domestically or internationally. Travelers who get a positive test result should stay home. Although this testing recommendation doesn’t apply to fully vaccinated individuals, some states may have special quarantine or testing requirements in place. Check the regulations in your travel destination here.

Here are a few other simple ways to keep COVID-19 at bay before a big trip:


Dr. Ravi Kalidindi

Hi. My name is Dr. Ravi Kalidindi. I am a Board-certified Family Medicine Physician who specializes in Urgent Care and have provided highly personalized care for my patients for several years, treating a variety of illnesses and injuries.

Years of experience: 20 years

License number: 1234567

Location: Houston, TX

Rapid COVID-19 Testing at Lifeline Urgent Care

If need a COVID-19 test before or after a trip, Lifeline Urgent Care in Houston, Texas, has you covered. We offer rapid PCR tests and rapid antigen tests with no prior appointments or referrals needed. Visit us today! Our physician-led urgent care center is open every day, accepts most insurances, and offers affordable self-pay rates.

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Lifeline Urgent Care is a go to in your time of medical need. The staff there were professional, attentive and helpful. They handled me with care and listened to my concerns. Marissa, the physician assistant was so good I wanted her as my PCP. I definitely will go back if I need urgent care. Thank you.

Frequently asked questions

Our goal is simple; we strive to provide a high level of easily accessible and affordable medical care to patients. Here are some of the frequently asked questions our clients have:

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