Travel Safetly & in Health
The Department of State issues a Travel Alert for short-term events they think you should know about when planning travel to a country. Examples of reasons for issuing a Travel Alert might include an election season that is bound to have many strikes, demonstrations, or disturbances; a health alert like an outbreak of H1N1; or evidence of an elevated risk of terrorist attacks. When these short-term events are over, we cancel the Travel Alert.
The Department of State issues a Travel Warning when they want you to consider very carefully whether you should go to a country at all. Examples of reasons for issuing a Travel Warning might include unstable government, civil war, ongoing intense crime or violence, or frequent terrorist attacks. We want you to know the risks of traveling to these places and to strongly consider not going to them at all. Travel Warnings remain in place until the situation changes; some have been in effect for years.
Current Travel Advisories
In our globalized, modern and mobile world, over 1 million people travel internationally each day.
In many countries, vaccine preventable diseases are still common even though they have been eradicated from North America. Without vaccines, epidemics of many preventable diseases will return, resulting in increased illness and death and a lower quality of life.
Vaccination before travel is imperative to ensure global public health and to help individuals stay healthy during and after their travels.
CDC Travelers Health
View official U.S. government health recommendations for traveling provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Access all of this information and more at:
Passport Health provides medical services, immunizations and personal consultations to make sure you understand the risks, are well prepared and feel confident throughout your journey.
Travel Medical Services:
Houston Locations: Downtown Houston, West Houston, Greenway Plaza, Sugar Land & The Woodlands
Call (713) 467-6575 or visit their website for more information
Methodist Hospital Wellness Services
Methodist Wellness Services will review your current immunizations, your destination's immunization regulations, and your current health including pre-existing medical conditions. Your pre-travel consultation will include recommendations for:
Call (713) 441-5978 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
World Health Organization
Working with 194 Member States, across six regions, and from more than 150 offices, WHO staff are united in a shared commitment to achieve better health for everyone, everywhere.
Together they strive to combat diseases – communicable diseases like influenza and HIV, and noncommunicable diseases like cancer and heart disease.
Their primary role is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Their main areas of work are health systems; health through the life-course; noncommunicable and communicable diseases; preparedness, surveillance and response; and corporate services.
Click here to view the WHO website
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