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Ok to fly after COVID positive?

Flyer2323
New Arrival

I'm scheduled to fly SWA next week. On the date of my flight, it'll be exactly 14 days after I tested positive for COVID. My symptoms are already gone, and my isolation time has ended. However, one of my children was just diagnosed with COVID yesterday (the child is not flying, only I am). Do I meet the requirements for flying with SWA? Thanks for any advice, as I want to be certain I abide by the guidelines.

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Re: Ok to fly after COVID positive?

TheMiddleSeat
Top Contributor

Please stay home.  If you are around others that are positive and you have not yet tested negative you should stay home.

 

--TheMiddleSeat

Re: Ok to fly after COVID positive?

Flyer2323
New Arrival

Thanks, I went ahead & canceled right after I posted. Better to be safe, for sure.

Re: Ok to fly after COVID positive?

TheMiddleSeat
Top Contributor

Thank you for being responsible and safe.

 

--TheMiddleSeat

Re: Ok to fly after COVID positive?

SWFlyer007
Rising Star

They are rare, but there are some places that will give a rapid test.  But since you have already delayed your flight, THANK YOU.  

Re: Ok to fly after COVID positive?

gsking
Active Member

Meanwhile, the CDC quarantine guidelines have dropped to 10 days. 

 

So there's that. 

Re: Ok to fly after COVID positive?

chgoflyer
Top Contributor

@gsking wrote:

Meanwhile, the CDC quarantine guidelines have dropped to 10 days. 

 

So there's that. 


 

Correct. Lots of detailed info available here:

 

When You Can be Around Others After You Had or Likely Had COVID-19

 

That said, with what we currently know about reinfection remaining largely undetermined, erring on the side of caution isn't necessarily a bad thing.