Travel Health tips

Planning a trip?  Ideally no one wants to get sick while traveling.  What if you do?  The CDC has a few ideas.  Here are a few travel health tips to help you prevent sickness or help you get better.

Know before you go:

  • Before leaving the country, find out what vaccines you need to protect yourself from disease.  Consult with your doctor to find out if you need any vaccines.
  • Does the country to which you are visiting allow you to bring certain prescriptions? What are the rules?

Helpful items to consider packing:  (If you plan to visit areas where you do not speak or read the language it may be hard to find certain necessary items)travel health

  • Hand sanitizer or wipes.
  • Motion sickness medicine.
  • EPI Pen if you need one.
  • Antihistamine.
  • Cough drops.
  • Bug Spray
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*Also remember the rule about carrying-on liquids on an airplane, in most cases liquids must not exceed 4 OZ.

 

 

 

 

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