Do you have the right vaccinations for your destination?
Typhoid Vaccination completed 1 week prior to traveling
Oral: 4 doses to be taken every other day and lasts for 5 years
Injection: 1 shot and last for 2-3 years.
Hepatitis A: First dose should be completed at lease 4 weeks prior to travel.
Yellow Fever: Proof of immunization may be required for some areas of travel. The vaccination should be completed: at least 10 days before travel or within the last 10 years for validation
A booster shot is recommended every 10 years.
Meningitis (Meningococcal): Cases are rare and vaccination is reserved for travelers going to the African “meningitis belt” during December to June. It is also recommended for travelers who are without spleens and college students entering high-risk areas. The injection is given: 1-2 weeks before travel.
A booster is recommended every 3-5 years
Rabies: Recommended for travelers going to high-risk areas. The injection is given as 3 doses on days 0, 7, 21 or 28. The vaccination must be finished 1 month before starting malaria prophylaxis. A booster is recommended every 2 years
Japanese Encephalitis: Due to high risk of side effects, immunization is reserved for backpackers or bike riders traveling for greater than 30 days into agricultural areas of Asia. You will need to stay in the U.S. for 10 days after completion of last dose to monitor for side effects.
Routine Vaccinations: Influenza, Pneumococcal, Tetanus. Depending on the time of year, health status, and history of immunizations, vaccines such as influenza, pneumococcal, or tetanus may be appropriate before travel.
Consult a Pharmacist for a list of OTCs such as allergy, motion sickness and anti-diarrhea.
Visit CDC Travel's Page for more information