The trip is booked, you are excited, you have taken care of the last minute loose ends at home and work, and you are beginning to pack for your trip! You’ve had your recommended travel shots but what else can…
If possible, it is beneficial to your health to schedule an appointment 4 – 6 weeks before travel to give your body sufficient time to process any new vaccines.
The Travel Doctor staff monitors up-to-date information from the CDC, WHO, and US State Department to ensure you have the appropriate immunizations prior to your departure. Listed below are resources available to the public explaining international travel requirements and recommendations.
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Home Page: http://www.cdc.gov
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC) – Find a Country or Region: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list/
- World Health Organization (WHO) Home Page: http://www.who.int
- Every two years the World Health Organization releases a country list to facilitate safe international travel. It includes state health requirements and WHO recommendations for vaccinations for each country.
- Travel Advisories from US Department of State
- Prior to travel, it is recommended you familiarize yourself with the location of the consulate or embassy at your destination and any travel updates they may provide. Consulate or embassy locations are noted on this map. (Click on the star to see specific contact and website information for each.)
- For outbreak conditions, WHO publishes Outbreak News on their website.