It is highly recommended to have a viral COVID-19 test before traveling. When traveling domestically, make sure you understand and follow all state, tribal, local, and territorial travel restrictions, including proper mask wearing, proof of vaccination, or testing requirements, which can be found here.
Some forms of international traveling, like a cruise, may require a negative COVID-19 test before boarding. Keep up to date about travel by visiting the CDC website here.
If you develop COVID-19 symptoms before, during or after travel, you should isolate and consult with a healthcare provider for testing recommendations. View testing opportunities here in Springfield here.