Global TravEpiNet (GTEN) PREP (Providers' Rapid Evaluation Portal) Healthy Travel Checklist
This one-page handout educates international travelers, including those who are returning home to visit friends and relatives, about ways to prepare for a trip and to stay healthy. The PREP Healthy Travel Checklist gives people advice about taking medications, including anti-malarial medications, if prescribed. It provides recommendations for what to do during an international trip to protect from bug and animal bites, practice food and drink safety, hand washing, and follow road and motor vehicle safety. Guidance for what to do in the case of illness or injury occurring during a trip, as well as for fever experienced during or after a trip, is provided. The document includes web sites for further information, and a place for a healthcare professional to add personalized notes for the patient.
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
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