Guidance for Travelers:
International Travel & Infectious Disease
Many diseases are just a plane ride away. Take care of yourself and others before you travel and when you return with these resources.
Before you travel
Before your trip, discuss your travel plans with your doctor.
Travel Health Clinics
A list of clinics serving Minnesota residents authorized to provide yellow fever vaccine.
- Immunization Information for Travelers
Resources to help you plan ahead for shots you may need.
- Visiting Friends or Relatives in a Foreign Country
CDC resources for people who are traveling to a foreign country to visit friends or relatives. Attention: Non-MDH link
- CDC Travelers' Health
Search by traveler destination, find travel health notices and updates. Attention: Non-MDH link
World Health Organization: International Travel and Health
Updates for travelers, disease distribution maps, and more other world wide disease news. Attention: Non-MDH link
After you return
- If you are seeing your health care provider for a new illness and you have traveled outside the United States within the past 3 weeks (21 days), tell your health care provider. This information will help them provide you with the best health care.
Other international travel information
- Travel and Living Abroad:
U.S. Department of State
Travel warnings, information on how to get visas and passports, and a wealth of other international travel tips. Attention: Non-MDH link