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Illness Prevention

Prevention Fact Sheets and Infographics

Find important information about staying healthy on your trip.

Prevention Podcast

Hear why VSP does not allow children in diapers or those who aren’t toilet trained to use recreational water facilities on cruise ships.

Prevention Videos

Many Healthy Returns
CDC-TV – Way to Go: Many Healthy Returns

International travel is usually very safe but there are things you should do to stay safe and healthy. Experts show you how to avoid problems when traveling in developing nations. This includes being cautious about the food you eat, the water you drink, and awareness of vehicles and road conditions to prevent problems. National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

Passport To Health
CDC-TV – Way to Go: Passport To Health

Each year more Americans are traveling overseas. Health experts suggest that you take several key steps to be proactive, prepared, and protected against injury or illness while outside of the United States, especially in developing nations. This includes packing a health kit, bringing necessary medications, and getting the right immunizations for safe and healthy travel. National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases