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)
- Hand sanitizer or wipes.
- Motion sickness medicine.
- EPI Pen if you need one.
- 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.