Coronavirus information and FAQs about Washington, DC
Find the latest status of museums, attractions and events in and around Washington, DC.
Washington, DC is open for business
The nation's capital is ready to welcome you. Proof of vaccination and masks are generally not required in Washington, DC, but visitors are encouraged to check with individual establishments about COVID-19 protocols. Find the latest information from the DC government at coronavirus.dc.gov.
Where you can get vaccinated:
The DC Government has resources on where to get vaccinated, including pediatric vaccination pre-registration, lists of health centers offering the vaccine and transportation options.
Add your zip code to the official vaccines.gov site to find a list of pharmacies, health clinics and hospitals offering vaccines near you.
Starting Nov. 8, 2022, vaccinated international travelers were welcomed back to the U.S. Learn more about international travel guidance.
China outbound travel starts Jan. 8, 2023, and China will cancel inbound quarantine for international arrivals. There will be no more quarantine measures for people infected with COVID. Beginning Jan. 5, the U.S. will require COVID testing for travelers from China. The requirement applies to travelers from China, regardless of nationality and vaccination status.
How has the District of Columbia government taken steps to address coronavirus?
Stay current on the latest updates from the DC government and Muriel E. Bowser, Mayor of the District of Columbia. DC Health and the DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency are leading the pandemic response. If travelers exhibit symptoms and are concerned that they might have coronavirus while in Washington, DC, please call DC Health’s hotline at 202-576-1117 and find information about testing in DC.
Learn more about how various city entities are implementing health and safety measures:
- Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
- Walter E. Washington Convention Center:
The convention center has been recognized for its detailed health and safety measures. It also published its Back to Business Guide, a 40-page document detailing new health and safety technologies and guidelines for meeting in person. Read more Events DC news updates.