If you have to travel right now, here's how to stay as safe as possible
While some of us have the ability to work from home and cancel travel, there are plenty of people who do not. For those who must take a plane, train, bus or taxi or drive a long distance, for business or personal reasons, we've compiled some expert tips for staying safe and healthy.
Before you travel
The CDC recommends that older adults and persons with chronic health issues "discuss travel with a healthcare provider and consider postponing nonessential travel." We spoke with Dr. Kenneth Redcross, a concierge physician who practices in the New York City area, who concurs: "With the way that things are going now, strongly consider if this particular trip is essential and can possibly be put off for a month or so until we learn more." So, do you really have to go?