Health Education and Public Information
Cruise Ship Travelers
The cruising public can take a proactive approach to staying healthy on vacation by finding out a ship’s sanitation score, learning about proper handwashing techniques, learning about disease threats including norovirus, and much more.
Public Health Professionals
Public health professionals can find information about VSP inspections, gastrointestinal illness surveillance protocols, and publications, including the current VSP Operations Manual [PDF - 4.88 MB], current VSP Construction Guidelines [PDF - 2.9 MB], and studies about outbreaks on cruise ships.
Cruise Ship Industry
Cruise ship employees can find information about inspection scores, variance requests, training dates, outbreak investigation summaries and operational inspection requirements, and ship construction recommendations.
For More InformationIf you’re looking for more information, please contact us by any of the following methods: Web: https://www.cdc.gov/info
- Vessel Sanitation Program
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- 4770 Buford Highway, F-58
- Atlanta, GA 30341
- (800) 323-2132
- (770) 488-7070
- (954) 356-6650
- (770) 488-4127
- (954) 356-6671
- Page last reviewed: February 14, 2017
- Page last updated: February 14, 2017
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