Updated February 11, 2016
Ebola: Update on Travel Restrictions
As of December 29, 2015: U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) no longer recommends that U.S. residents avoid nonessential travel or practice enhanced precautions when traveling to Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone. For Liberia, the CDC states that "although there is believed to be little risk of Ebola to travelers, travelers should, as usual, avoid contact with sick people, dead bodies, or blood and body fluids. The health infrastructure in Liberia had been severely strained by the Ebola outbreak but is now returning to normal."
University-Sponsored or Personal Travel
There are no longer any travel restrictions to the these countries.
There are no special requirements for visitors returning from this area.
For More Information
Fact Sheets and Frequently Asked Questions
Fact Sheet: Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever - CDC
Frequently Asked Questions: Viral Hemorrhagic Fever - NJ Department of Health
Why Ebola is Not Likely to Become Airborne - CDC
Ebola in Mali (level 2) - CDC
How to Talk to Your Children About Ebola - CDC
Posters and Videos
Interim U.S. Guidance for Monitoring and Movement of Persons with Potential Ebola Virus Exposure - CDC 11/16/2014
Addendum to the Ebola Virus Disease Active Post-Arrival Monitoring Protocol - NJ Dept of Health 11/13/2014
Updated Interim Guidance for Universities - NJ Dept of Health 11/12/14
New Jersey Mandatory Quarantine and Screening Protocols - NJ Department of Health 10/31/2014
Active Post-Arrival Monitoring for Travelers from Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)
Impacted Countries - NJ Dept of Health 10/24/2014
Additional Recommendations for Colleges and Universities - NJ Department of Health 09/05/14
Advice for Colleges, Universities and Students about Ebola in West Africa - CDC 08/29/14
Interim Guidance for Colleges and Universities Regarding Students Who Arrive from EVD-Affected Areas - NJ Department of Health 08/11/14