The United States and Mexico share a dynamic history of social and economic ties. These bilateral relationships affect the environment, economies, and health of people on both sides of the border.
As a world leader in preventing and monitoring diseases, CDC collaborates with health officials in the United States and Mexico at local, state, and federal levels to:
- Limit the spread of infectious diseases across borders.
- Protect the health of people living in the United States-Mexico border region.
- Improve and promote the health of travelers, migrants, and other mobile populations.
The movement of people and products between the United States and Mexico creates special health challenges.
Strong partnerships between the United States and Mexico are vital to prevent and control the global spread of diseases.
Access and share resources to learn how to stay healthy if you are visiting Mexico or frequently crossing the border.
- Page last reviewed: April 5, 2016
- Page last updated: November 8, 2018
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