March Break 2019
Preparing for March Break 2019
As many of us prepare to get away the winter doldrums and seek warmer destination in the Caribbean and Mexico, it is important to remember that these destinations to pose significant risk for a number of diseases even at 5 star resorts. Travelers planning on a service trip or volunteerism to places like Ecuador, Peru, Guatemala and Africa should take good measures to protect against diseases like typhoid fever , Hepatitis A , Yellow Fever, Travelers Diarrhea and Malaria. Some locations also have risk for Dengue fever, Chikungunya fever and Zika Virus.
Now is the time to visit the travel clinic to ensure adequate time for all vaccines to work and ensure availability of the vaccines. Please note that there are several new recommendations and requirements for Yellow Fever Vaccine to some of these destinations.
Travelers should ensure adequate measures to prevent mosquito bites and should be well aware of all the potential pitfalls with diseases that may be spread from food and drinks.