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Plan for safe and healthy travel this summer by staying informed and taking proper health precautions.

Tips

Before You Go

As You Travel

When You Arrive

Traveling Abroad

Always plan on obtaining the necessary travel vaccinations well in advance of your trip — at least 6 weeks. Our Epidemiology division at (601) 576-7725 can answer your international travel questions and advise you on necessary vaccinations.



Links referenced
free service from the State Department    https://step.state.gov/step/
Find out more »    https://step.state.gov/step/
sample travelers' kit    http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbook/2012/chapter-2-the-pre-travel-consultation/travel-health-kits.htm
Find out more »    http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbook/2012/chapter-2-the-pre-travel-consultation/travel-health-kits.htm
Advice for Pregnant Travelers from the CDC »    http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbook/2012/chapter-8-advising-travelers-with-specific-needs/pregnant-travelers.htm
Read more about Deep Vein Thrombosis »    http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbook/2012/chapter-2-the-pre-travel-consultation/deep-vein-thrombosis-and-pulmonary-embolism.htm
More about handwashing for health »    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,0,330,html
an effective mosquito repellent    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,957,93,html
More about measles and travel    https://www.cdc.gov/measles/travelers.html
Vaccinations for International Travel    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,1015,71,html
CDC Travelers' Health Information    http://www.cdc.gov/travel/
Smart Traveler Enrollment Program    https://step.state.gov/step/

Find this page at http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/index.cfm

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