BOSTON (CBS) – The CDC is out with a new travel advisory – don’t travel over Labor Day weekend if you’re not vaccinated.

Instead, Dr. Rochelle Walensky said, use the time off to get your first shot.

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“Talk with family and friends who are still unvaccinated about the benefits of the vaccine and consider taking them to get vaccinated over the long holiday weekend,” Walensky said.

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The CDC is suggesting people celebrate the holiday with outdoor gatherings with others who are vaccinated. If you are going to be inside, wear a mask, no matter what your vaccination status.

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Even with precautions, moving around the country can still pose a risk, so travelers should still think about how they are traveling, who they are traveling with and where they are going. Immunocompromised people should think about staying close to home.

CBSBoston.com Staff