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Traveling to Vieques

Posted 03/11/2020 | in News

TRAVELING TO VIEQUES – Before  you leave & what to bring: MASKS! You should have a clean mask for every single outing. Sanitizer: Always have it, always use it. Medicine: Bring enough for the entirety of your trip. Food: Arrange for a grocery delivery if you need to quarantine. Delivery service (superdescuentosmorales@yahoo.com.) Get a molecular COVID-19 test: You MUST get tested within 72 hours of your departure and your test MUST yield a negative result. If you arrive without it, be prepared to test upon arrival. Only symptomatic travelers (a person who is displaying COVID-19 related symptoms) will get tested at the airport by the Puerto Rico National Guard. The 14-day quarantine is mandated until the traveler provides proof of a negative molecular test result taken on the Island. Fill out a travel declaration form: This short form is required for entry and can be found at www.travelsafe.pr.gov and www.viajaseguro.pr.gov. If you do not fill out your travel declaration form ahead of time, there are kiosks at the airport. All travel guidelines can be found at : https://www.discoverpuertorico.com/info/travel-guidelines

At the Airport: Face coverings are mandatory at airports, ferry, and all public areas. Noncompliant individuals are subject to a fine.

AFTER QUARANTINE: Make sure you are ALWAYS maintaining physical distance from others. Stay 6ft away when waiting in lines, ALWAYS wear your mask, and wash your hands frequently and vigorously. During your stay in Vieques: RULES: An Island-wide curfew is in place from 10:00 PM – 5:00 AM. You can be pulled over and ticketed for being out passed curfew. PRIVATE BUSINESSES: In addition to the PR Executive order, each business has adapted their own set of rules and you must adhere to them. Most establishments require you to wait outside until an employee approaches you with further instructions. Look for signs with instructions about what their requirements are and how many people are allowed inside at a given time (for example: only 2 at a time in gas station and PO). DINING: Restaurants will be operating at 30% capacity. Before entering a restaurant, expect to sign into a logbook for contact tracing purposes, to have your temperature checked, and to be sprayed with hand sanitizer on your hands (or the bottom of your shoes in some places). You must wear your mask at all times, especially when your server is at the table. The only time you should not be wearing a mask is if you are actively eating or drinking. Follow the Vieques Contact Tracing Team on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=sistema%20municipal%20investigación%20casos%20y%20rastreo%20contactos%20municipio for the latest information on Covid-19 in Vieques. Call us with any questions (787) 340-3837.If you start to develop symptoms: STAY HOME AND CALL (787) 741-5000/8261 or contact your local doctor. 

Last Updated 04/09/21