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Carnivals Commitment – Health & Sailing

CARNIVAL’S COMMITMENT – HEALTH & SAILING

It’s been a year of seismic change. And the change will continue. That’s why we are prepared to continue to evolve our practices to promote public health.
As you’ve adapted to this new normal, we want to say, “Thanks for your patience.” And we’re right there with you, as we evaluate every part of the Carnival experience to ensure the health and safety of our guests, crew, and the communities we visit.

The goal of our Cruise Health program is simple: to give you peace of mind when cruising with us so you can focus on the fun. We’re working with government health authorities, public health experts, local ports and the Cruise Lines International Association to create these measures. And to make sure we’re constantly adapting to best practices, we continue our conversations with the best minds in science. The goal will be effective protocols and resources to continue to take care of the needs of our guests, crew and stakeholders.

As we look forward to the eventual resumption of cruising, we’ll continue to not only adapt with the world, but lead the industry with a first class commitment to health. Check out our framework below, and watch this page for more details when the time is right. We can’t wait to cruise with you soon.
Health Screening and Illness Surveillance Procedures Under Consideration:
All guests and crew embarking a ship will undergo enhanced pre-embarkation health screening in accordance with prevailing health best practices, such as health questionnaires and touch-free temperature checks as appropriate

Envromental Sanitations

Routinely use a safe disinfectant proven to quickly kill novel coronaviruses; Staterooms and public areas sanitized more frequently with cleaning and disinfection protocols developed in coordination with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Ships and terminals undergo a more thorough sanitization between cruises

Guest Experience Protocols Will Incorporate

Responsible physical distancing managed by adjusting the flow, timing and size of groups;
Hand Hygiene – Additional handwashing facilities and hand sanitizing stations positioned in high-traffic areas throughout the ship;
Health Information – providing regular health reminders about the ways to stay healthy onboard and onshore

Health Care Resources Will Include

A team of highly-trained medical staff including qualified doctors and nurses who have experience in caring for a broad range of medical conditions
Medical Centers that have both outpatient and inpatient facilities including critical care capabilities
Medical Centers modified for infection control best practices including dedicated air handling systems with 100% fresh air supply and HEPA exhaust filtration
Medication onboard that improves COVID-19 clinical outcomes

COVID-19 testing capabilities onboard and/or ashore with designated laboratories for potential cases onboard
Dedicated isolation and quarantine rooms should they be needed

Ongoing training and education of medical staff in the latest clinical care practices for managing COVID-19 cases
Partnerships with local and regional medical providers Trained onboard staff to monitor compliance with health measures
Training of all crew in COVID-19 health protocols.

Ventilation Systems

Enhanced fresh air distribution into public spaces and staterooms; HEPA filtration systems to key areas such as medical centers and dedicated isolation rooms

We Are Committed to Partnerships with Local Stakeholders As We: Work with local health authorities, destinations and other key stakeholders to ensure alignment on our enhanced health measures; Monitor disease activity and health regulations in the destinations we visit and adjust the itinerary as necessary

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For More Information contact – Jeannine Pringle – jpringle@expediacruises.com – 250.588.0969

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