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Baker tells visitors to self-isolate for two weeks

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To prevent outsiders from contributing to the spread of the coronavirus in Massachusetts, Gov. Charlie Baker asked that anyone considering travel to the state to reconsider their plans, and that those arriving here self-quarantine for 14 days.

The guidance form Baker follows a recommendation from the White House coronavirus task force that anyone who has left New York or who has passed through through New York City on their way some where else self-quarantine.

Travelers will be greeted with messages on electronic highway signs and through other information channels advising them to self-isolate.

"We're asking that folks considering travel to Massachusetts for whatever reason, do not travel to our communities, especially if you have symptoms," Baker said at his Friday morning press conference.



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