Travel Guidance

TAMIU On-Campus Testing
Last updated: 04/16/21
For a comprehensive week-by-week breakdown, please visit our COVID TESTING DASHBOARD.

COVID-19 testing results are posted on Friday afternoons. 

Information on COVID-19 Testing Sites throughout Laredo is here. 
Date Total Tested Positive Negative Inconclusive Estimated Recovered Positivity Rate* Laredo Positivity Rate
Cumulative Totals 7179 139 6967 73 139 1.94% 13.24%

*The Positivity Rate is the percentage of positive test results to the total number of tests conducted at TAMIU.

UPDATE: Air Travel Restrictions for Travel to Texas

Effective 5.21.20, the Governor of Texas has terminated travel restrictions in place for entering Texas through various U.S. airports, known as Executive Order GA-20. Please see Executive Order GA-24 as it relates to the Governor’s strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reporting Recent Travel

As per The Texas A&M University System’s guidance, all students, faculty and staff  need to continue to report all personal international travel as part of our response to protect the University community we serve.  We thank you in advance for your cooperation.  Please complete the online form. 

All A&M System employees, including TAMIU employees, are reminded that prior System guidance regarding travel remains in effect. No international travel is permitted through May 31, 2020 unless it is directly critical to the ongoing international efforts to deal with COVID-19 or waiver is granted by the President or Agency Head. No domestic air travel is permitted unless deemed mission critical, also through May 31, 2020. All travel must be approved by University/agency central administration in advance.

Returning to Campus from Heavily Affected Areas

If you have traveled internationally in the past 14 days  AND arrived in-country to clear customs at the Boston (BOS), Miami (MIA), New York City (JFK), Chicago (ORD), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), Los Angeles (LAX), Atlanta (ATL), Honolulu (HNL), Newark (EWR), Dallas (DFW), Detroit (DTW) or Washington, D.C. (IAD) international airports should stay home  (self-isolate) for a period of 14 days from the time you left your international destination. 

You should continue to be vigilant about monitoring yourself for fever and lower respiratory symptoms such as cough and shortness of breath. However, not all affected individuals will exhibit all symptoms, and if you have any symptoms at all, call a healthcare provider or Student Health Services at 956.326.2235 if you are a student. Please call in advance of your planned visit.

Can't Find Your Answer?

Take a look at the TAMIU Back Together Plan for Fall for students, faculty and staff. Still have questions? Send an email to answers@tamiu.edu with your question. If you'd like, include your contact email and phone number.

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