Covid-19 International Travel

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SIU recommends the following CDC guidelines regarding Covid-19 testing for international travel. SIU Student Health Services will assist in recommended testing. Please call 618-536-2391.

Incoming Travelers/Students:

  • Unimmunized/unvaccinated
    • Option 1:  Quarantine for 10 days if remaining asymptomatic/No testing
    • Option 2:  Test on days 3-5. Quarantine for 7 days if the test is negative. Nominal charges will apply (maximum $25.00)
  • WHO-approved vaccines(as of 6/18/21)
    • Pfizer/BioNTech (Comirnaty)
    • Moderna
    • Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)
    • AstraZeneca
    • Sinopharm
    • Sinovac
    • Covishield (Serum Institute of India)

Outgoing Travelers/Students:

  • These tests will be the required PCR test which takes up to 45 minutes to run. Copy available immediately.
    • The cost of this test is $80.00. (It is covered by United Student Health only)
    • SIU Student Health Services will also offer COVID-19 testing for traveling partners/spouses
    • Testing is also available through the SIH Drive Through Testing Clinics. You will be responsible for getting your results in the required format.
    • We recommend adhering to COVID-19 Testing Requirements for all airlines and travel destinations.