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Quick Information Center
The coronavirus outbreak is a constantly evolving situation, and The Quick Group is committed to staying in close communication with our customers during this health crisis. This page is designed to provide you with the latest information and answers to your questions regarding how the outbreak is impacting global shipments. We’re also including links to relevant information published by expert sources.
We will continue to update this page as the situation develops. If you have questions or need information that is not addressed on this page, please contact your local customer service office or your Quick/Sterling representative. You can also find urgent updates on our Service Alerts page, as well as on our social media channels. (See full list of our social media pages, below.)
In the meantime, we remain focused on continuing to deliver the transportation solutions that meet your urgent shipping needs.
The latest ones to do so are Michigan, Montana and North Carolina.
Please contact your local Customer Service Center 24/7 with any questions about your shipments.
India has imposed a very stringent lockdown
There are now twelve states with stay-at-home orders
New Jersey, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Connecticut have joined Illinois, New York and California in implementing a stay-at-home order.
Illinois has ordered its citizens to remain in their homes unless they have vital reasons to go outside.
New York state has mandated that 100% of its workforce must stay home
California has extended their shelter in place order to cover the entire state. In addition, a curfew has been implemented in Pennsylvania.
The US State Department has declared Level 4 Travel Advisory
Canada and the United States have agreed to restrict non-essential travel across the border as both countries try to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Canada has closed its border to non-Canadians or non-permanent residents; the only people allowed in will be Canadian citizens, permanent residents and US Citizens for the time being. Starting March 18th.
- United Kingdom: residents will not be allowed to travel to the United States for 30 days beginning 16 March
- Ireland: residents will not be allowed to travel to the United States for 30 days beginning 16 March
- Uruguay: Travelers from Italy, Spain, Germany, Korea, Iran, Singapore, Japan and France are not allowed to enter the country.
- Peru: All flights to Europe will be suspended as of 16 March for 30 days.
The following added border closures were announced today:
- Spain is closing borders, quarantining citizens, banning inbound flights and closing the country
- Netherlands is closing borders
- Slovenia is closing borders
- Slovakia is closing borders
- Romania is closing borders
The US government announced that it was extending its travel ban to apply to the United Kingdom, Ireland and Poland, effective Monday.
Most companies, institutions and medical facilities are working to protect employees, patients and visitors. At many facilities, particularly medical facilities, the public is screened prior to entry. This applies to our drivers making pick-ups and deliveries.
US Travel Ban: The US ban announced last evening by President Trump
CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 Preventive Temperature -Tests Performed at Hospitals - Update 11 March, 8:00pm EDT
Hospitals working to protect employees and patients are now starting to temperature-test the public entering hospitals which includes our drivers making Pick Ups and Deliveries, before allowing access into their facilities. We will continue to monitor each shipment and alert you should there be a delay.