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2023 Annual Meeting: Health and safety travel resources

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The first priority of the Academy is the safety of all those attending the Annual Meeting

The AAD will continue following all CDC guidelines, as well as state, local, and facility regulations.

For those traveling internationally, there may be additional requirements in place. Please check with your airline and current U.S. entry guidelines.

Travel safety resources

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Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)

View the latest traveler health and safety practices for the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

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New Orleans Visitor Safety Statement

Review visitor safety information provided by the city of New Orleans.

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CDC Travelers' Health

View the CDC's most recent travel health guidelines and information.

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U.S. Department of State - International travel

Here you'll find important documentation necessary for international travel.

Be Your Real ID self

On May 7, 2025, U.S. travelers must be REAL ID compliant to board domestic flights and access certain federal facilities. Are you ready?

Air travel

Travelers are encouraged to review specific information provided by each airline they are flying for important air travel updates. Here are just a few of the major airlines:

Hotel and lodging

The majority of major hotel chains have introduced new cleaning standards.

Prior to departure, travelers should be aware various hotel services such as check-in, fitness centers, public areas, and food service — including breakfast availability — may be closed or modified. Travelers are encouraged to contact their individual hotel prior to arrival to understand the specific local practices and safety protocols in place.