CDC promotes healthy travel at the New York Times Travel Show

CDC promotes healthy travel at the New York Times Travel Show. Stefanie Erskine, M.P.H. shares 5 healthy travel tips in the short video above. 

Staying healthy on the road does not have to be a daunting task. Many travelers set out on a destination and often fail to check the entry and exit requirements when traveling abroad.

Just as important as the visa requirements for visiting a foreign country is the maintenance of your health.

Disease and illness can spread rapidly. It is necessary to protect yourself and prevent disease to the extinct you can while traveling.

CDC promotes healthy travel and has a wealth of resources available to you online and via their travel apps. 

One feature I personally love about their travel apps is the ability to customize trips for destination specific recommendations.

The TravWell app offers a checklist of recommended vaccinations and even builds a packing list for your trip.

You can store important travel docs, keep up with medications, and set reminders to take your meds while traveling.

It is so important to make sure you have the necessary vaccinations before traveling to another country or destination.

Not only can not having the right or any vaccinations ruin your trip due to illness, you may not be able to enter the country at all without proof of immunizations.

Additionally, the CDC offers an app to check whether or not you should eat certain foods called Can I Eat This! If you’ve ever had travelers diarrhea, you’ll want to have this handy app available to help you make smart decisions along the way.

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Check out the short video above for more healthy travel tips from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

You may also enjoy eating healthy while traveling and traveling while vegetarian.

About The New York Times Travel Show

The Travel Show is the largest and longest-running trade and consumer travel show in North America, featuring the Travel Industry Conference, Consumer Seminars, and an interactive Exhibition including more than 500 exhibitors from Africa, Asia, Australia/South Pacific, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, Mexico and the United States.  In addition to discounts and special offers, the show provides educational seminars and live entertainment for families, individuals, couples and seniors.  Join the conversation and follow @NYTTravelShow for the latest Travel Show news.

About Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

CDC increases the health security of our nation. As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise.

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