Jamaica health regulations

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Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Jamaica. It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots. Zika outbreaks have been reported in Jamaica. Jamaica is part of North America with main city at Kingston. Its Developing country with a population of 3M people. The main currency is Jamaican Dollar. The languages spoken are English.
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Health Regulations

πŸš‘ Required health regulations for Jamaica

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πŸ’Š Recommended health regulations for Jamaica

  • It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots.

  • A hepatitis A vaccination is recommended as travellers may contract hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in Jamaica, regardless of where they are eating or staying.

  • A hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for those who may have sexual contact with a new partner, who may get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.

  • A typhoid vaccination is recommended for most travellers, especially those staying with friends or relatives, visiting smaller cities or rural areas, or for those that are adventurous eaters.

  • A rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals and researchers, or for those who may come into contact with bats.

πŸ₯ General health regulations for Jamaica

  • Zika outbreaks have been reported in Jamaica. Because of the risk of birth defects in babies born to women who were infected with Zika while pregnant, women who are pregnant should not travel to Jamaica. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDCZika Virus in Jamaica.

  • Chikungunya cases have been reported in the Caribbean. For further information, please visit the CDCΒ Chikungunya Advice.

  • Dengue cases have been reported in Jamaica. For further information, please visit the CDCDengue Advice.

  • HIV is a risk in Jamaica. For further information, please visit the CDC HIV Advice.

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Last updated: November 9, 2020

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