How should Ohioans navigate holiday travel in a COVID-19 world?

A traveler walks through the John Glenn Columbus International Airport terminal.

As the holiday season approaches, Greater Columbus residents wondering what the best advice is for navigating travel in a pandemic world need to look no further.

The Dispatch has compiled advice from the Ohio Department of Health, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and officials at the Columbus Regional Airport Authority to help you make the smartest and safest choices, whether you are driving across county lines or flying across international borders.

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