Doctor weighs-in on California travel advisory ahead of the holidays


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ABOUT SPIKES AND CORONAVIRUS CASES AFTER THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY. MELANIE WINGO IS LIVE WITH ADVICE FROM A LOCAL DOCTOR TO KEEP YOUR FAMILY SAFE. MELANIE: GOOD MORNING. WE SAW A LOT OF CORONAVIRUS DEVELOPMENTS THIS WEEK, ONE OF THEM BEING THAT TRAVEL ADVISORY ISSUED BY A FEW STATES TO LIMIT THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS. FRIDAY, CALIFORNIA, OREGON, AND WASHINGTON ISSUED A JOINT ADVISORY URGING TRAVELERS TO QUARANTINE FOR ABOUT TWO WEEKS UPON ENTERING ANY OF THE THREE STATES. THERE ARE EXEMPTIONS FOR THOSE TRAVELING FOR ESSENTIAL SERVICES. THE REASONING, DOCTORS SAY IF PEOPLE ARE COMING FROM LOCATIONS WHERE THERE MAY BE HIGH POSITIVITY RATES OR HIGH COVID CLUSTERS, THEY ARE POTENTIALLY BRINGING THAT TO AREAS WHERE RATES MAY NOT BE AS HIGH TO MY FACILITATING THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS. — AS HIGH, SIMPLY FACILITATING THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS. >> THE IDEA OF QUARANTINING IS TO DISCOURAGE PEOPLE FROM MOVING BETWEEN STATES. THAT MAKES SENSE. IT IS DIFFICULT TO DO CONTACT TRACING WHEN PEOPLE ARE MOVING SUCH GREAT DISTANCES AND COMING INTO CONTACT WITH A VARIETY OF PEOPLE AS THEY TRAVEL BETWEEN STATES. MELANI IN CALIFORNIA, STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ENCOURAGE CALIFORNIANS TO STAY HOME IF THEY CAN FOR THE UPCOMING THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY. AGAIN, AVOIDING ALL OF THAT NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL TO OTHER STATES WERE OUT OF THE COUNTRY. DR. WALKER, WHO WE SPOKE WITH, SAYS SHE IS CONCERNED AS WELL ABOUT THE POTENTIAL FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS TO COME HOME FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY. SHE SAYS IF THERE WERE EVER A TIME WHEN IT WOULD BE A GOOD IDEA TO HAVE YOUR COLLEGE STUDENT STAY THE DORM FOR THIS RELATIVELY SHORT HOLIDAY WEEK, TH

Doctor weighs-in on California travel advisory ahead of the holidays

Local effectively being care suppliers are reacting to a joint travel advisory issued by California, Oregon and Washington earlier this week.The states urged vacationers to quarantine for two weeks upon coming into any of the three states.The reasoning behind the advisory, consistent with effectively being consultants, is to cease of us from touring from areas the place there are extreme positivity costs or COVID clusters and bringing the virus to areas the place an an infection costs won’t be as extreme.Doctors say non-essential travel merely facilitates the virus’ unfold.Dr. Vanessa Walker, a pulmonary and vital care physician who treats coronavirus victims at Sutter Medical Center, Roseville, weighs-in on the advisory on this KCRA report.

Local effectively being care suppliers are reacting to a joint travel advisory issued by California, Oregon and Washington earlier this week.

The states urged vacationers to quarantine for two weeks upon coming into any of the three states.

The reasoning behind the advisory, consistent with effectively being consultants, is to cease of us from touring from areas the place there are extreme positivity costs or COVID clusters and bringing the virus to areas the place an an infection costs won’t be as extreme.

Doctors say non-essential travel merely facilitates the virus’ unfold.

Dr. Vanessa Walker, a pulmonary and vital care physician who treats coronavirus victims at Sutter Medical Center, Roseville, weighs-in on the advisory on this KCRA report.