See full answer CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential international travel. Avoid contact with sick people. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. It is especially important to clean hands after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after coughing, sneezing or blowing your nose.Avoid traveling if you are sick. If you travelled internationally in the last 14 days: Stay home, monitor your health, and practice social distancing for 14 days after you return from travel.