Doc Talk #27 – Travel Health

 

 

Many people try to escape from the cold Alberta winters and fly to a tropical destination. We talked about some travel tips to ensure a safe vacation, including vaccination, food safety, travel insurance, safe activities whilst you are abroad and fever in the returning traveller.

 

Just because you are in some idyllic tropical paradise does not mean suddenly you know how to ride a motorcycle or moped

 

More information on safe travel can be found on the CDC website

Locally, the Health Unit in Vegreville runs travel clinics and provides immunizations and travel advice.