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Florida Travelers’ Tips for Staying Healthy

Many people are using the last days of Florida summer in order to get in some vacation or travel time before the children return to school in the fall. While Florida travelers have a wealth of possible locations to visit and experience, is important to that all travelers be aware of the potential for illness and personal injury while abroad. If you are hoping to travel to other countries, make sure that you take some precautions.

If you wish to travel outside the country, it is important to see your doctor a minimum of six weeks before you leave for your destination. This allows you to have a dental and medical check op before you go. You may need to take extra prescriptions, medication, or vaccinations before you go. You will also certainly want to take a medical information bracelet, eyewear, first-aid kits, and other necessities before you go.

If you are leaving the country, you may need vaccinations in order to stay safe. If you are not fully protected, your doctor may recommend vaccinations against Hepatitis A or hepatitis A immune globulin, Hepatitis B, the flu, Yellow Fever, Polio, Japanese encephalitis, Measles, Mumps, Rrubella, Meningococcal meningitis, Pneumococcal, Rabies, Tetanus, Diphtheria toxoids, Typhoid fever, and Chickenpox. Based on your condition and the location you’re traveling to, your physician can make specific recommendations for the type of vaccination you will need to stay safe.

As you travel, you want to take cautions to prevent personal injury. Keep in mind that other countries have different rules and regulations about liability and injury, so you cannot always rely on assistance and insurance claims if you are hurt. Your best defense is not to suffer an injury. Eat carefully when you are traveling abroad. Avoid raw or uncooked seafood, cold foods, foods from street vendors, unpasteurized dairy products, ice, and water served in glasses. Use bottled water to brush your teeth, and eat well cooked foods and restaurants.
Avoid swimming in streams, lakes, and other public water sources unless you can be sure that they are safe from bacteria and other hazards. Also, keep in mind that automobile accidents or boating accidents in other countries may be more common. Wear a helmet if you are riding a motorcycle, avoid taking transportation that is overcrowded, and always use safety belts.

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