Health in Australia

Vaccines recommended for Australia: Hepatitis B, Japanese Encephalitis if you are visiting Torres DSC_0250Strait or Northern Australia, and Rabies if you plan on being in direct contact with bats.

If you are bringing medications with you, carry them in their original containers with the original labels. If carrying syringes or needles be sure to have a physician’s letter documenting their medical necessity.

Click Here for a user friendly website on vaccinations for Australia. This website will tell you what vaccinations you may need depending on the specific country you will be visiting.

Visit a doctor 4-8 weeks before departure because some vaccines won’t take into effect until 2 weeks after the shot.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention







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