Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Travel Smart: Get Vaccinated

"Make sure you are up to date on all recommended vaccinations before traveling abroad.
International travel can be a fun and enriching experience, but it can also pose health risks. The type of risks you might face during travel depend on a number of things including:
  • Where you are traveling.
  • Your activities while traveling.
  • The state of your health.
  • Your vaccination history.
Many vaccine-preventable diseases that have become rare in the United States, such as measles and pertussis, are still common in other parts of the world. Certain activities, such as attending crowded events, can increase the spread of infectious disease. No matter where you plan to go, you should get recommended vaccines to lower your chances for getting and spreading disease..."
Travel and vaccines

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