Medical

Please consult with a medical professional and make sure to have all appropriate immunizations and medications prior to your trip. Ask for all necessary immunizations and associated costs.

Haiti

As of January 15, 2016, the CDC issued a level-2 travel alert for people traveling to regions and certain countries where Zika virus transmission is ongoing. Haiti is currently on that list of countries. There is evidence that Zika may be sexually transmitted from a male to his partner. Also, pregnant women may transmit the virus to their unborn children. Research is currently focusing on a probably link between Zika and microcephaly in newborns. Definitive research is ongoing. For more information regarding this alert, please click here>>. CDC is especially recommending special precautions for pregnant women and women and their partner trying to become pregnant.

For complete information, please consult the CDC website for information on Haiti. For traveling to Haiti, you will need the following documented shots and vaccinations:

  • Hepatitis A/Hepatitis B
  • Tetanus/Typhoid
  • Malaria: Recommended chemoprophylaxis is atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine, doxycycline or mefloquine.

India

Zika virus is a risk in India. Because Zika infection in a pregnant woman can cause serious birth defects, women who are pregnant should not travel to India. All travelers should strictly follow steps to prevent mosquito bites and sexual exposure to Zika virus during and after the trip.

For complete information, please consult the CDC website for information on India. For traveling to India, you will need the following documented shots and vaccinations:

  • Hepatitis A/Hepatitis B
  • Tetanus/Typhoid
  • Malaria: Recommended chemoprophylaxis is atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, or mefloquine.

Uganda

For complete information, please consult the CDC website for information on Uganda. For traveling to Uganda, you will need the following documented shots and vaccinations:

  • Hepatitis A/Hepatitis B
  • Tetanus/Typhoid
  • Malaria: Recommended chemoprophylaxis is atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, or mefloquine.
  • Yellow Fever