Hawaii: Travellers will have to fill out health application form before taking a flight

Hawaii: Travellers will have to fill out health application form before taking a flight

From today onward, those travelling to Hawaii will be required to fill out a mandatory application from ahead of their departure. Reportedly, Safe Travels software application is set to become mandatory that will ask travelers to Hawaii fill out health and travel information before boarding their flight. This rule comes into effect from today, i.e., September 1.

As per the procedure, after one input all the required information in the application, after which he will be provided with a QR code. The said code will then be scanned at the airport upon arrival that will further enable them to access Hawaii.

The application will take in all travel related information, including reason for travel and flight number. A health questionnaire will be made available 24 hours before the flight departs, which will require travellers to disclose everything relating to their health status, including their recent travel history, and whether or not they have experienced any COVID-19 symptoms.

Hawaii: Travellers will have to fill out health application form before taking a flight

Visitors can use their email, Facebook or Google logins to access the app, which is maintained by Google cloud technology. Those without an email address, would be requested to create one to comply with the system. Further, screeners at the state airports will use iPads to read the codes and review passenger information to determine if they should be allowed entry or recommended for secondary screening.

As per reports, the application is part of a multi-layered screening process that includes undergoing temperature checks upon arrival, and a secondary health screening for any traveler with temperatures above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit.

Apart from this, a mandatory 14-day quarantine remains into effect for outsiders in an attempt to contain the spread of Coronavirus spread. State officials including police will be accessing information submitted to the Safe Travels app to check on visitors, who are required to quarantine upon arrival.

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