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Travel Health Notices

Types of Notices

Warning Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel
Alert Level 2, Practice Enhanced Precautions
Watch Level 1, Practice Usual Precautions

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Current Notices

Travel notices are designed to inform travelers and clinicians about current health issues related to specific destinations. These issues may arise from disease outbreaks, special events or gatherings, natural disasters, or other conditions that may affect travelers’ health. See below for more information on our travel notice categories.

For country-specific information about Safety and Security, visit the US Department of State Travel Alerts and Warnings page.

For country-specific information about weather conditions, visit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) International Weather Selector webpage.

For a list of all Zika virus travel notices by region, visit Zika travel information.

 

Alert Level 2, Practice Enhanced Precautions

  • Updated  Yellow Fever in Brazil February 17, 2017 The Brazilian Ministry of Health has reported an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever starting in December 2016. In response to this outbreak, health authorities have recently expanded the list of areas in which yellow fever vaccination is recommended for travelers. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Montserrat November 21, 2016 Public health officials have reported that mosquitoes in Montserrat are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in The Bahamas November 18, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Palau November 16, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Mexico November 04, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Polio in Nigeria November 02, 2016 According to Global Polio Eradication Initiative, one vaccine-derived poliovirus case was identified in Nigeria in May 2015. CDC recommends that all travelers to Nigeria be fully vaccinated against polio. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Curaçao October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Aruba October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Honduras October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Bonaire October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Ecuador October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Samoa October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Barbados October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Saint Martin October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Paraguay October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Puerto Rico October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Cape Verde October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in American Samoa October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in French Guiana October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Sint Maarten October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Tonga October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Trinidad and Tobago October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in US Virgin Islands October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Suriname October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Colombia October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Bolivia October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in El Salvador October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Costa Rica October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in the Dominican Republic October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Haiti October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Brazil October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Guatemala October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Guyana October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Federated States of Micronesia October 17, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported in Micronesia. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Nicaragua October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Panama October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Dominica October 17, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Cayman Islands October 17, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in the British Virgin Islands October 17, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Cuba October 17, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Saint Lucia October 17, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Belize October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Fiji October 17, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported from Fiji. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Saint Barthelemy October 17, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Venezuela October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Papua New Guinea October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Peru October 17, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Sint Eustatius October 17, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Saba October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Antigua and Barbuda October 17, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Jamaica October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Guadeloupe October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Marshall Islands October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Martinique October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Saint Kitts and Nevis October 17, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in New Caledonia October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Turks and Caicos Islands October 17, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Singapore October 17, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Grenada October 17, 2016 Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Argentina October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported in Tucumán Province, Argentina. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Zika Virus in Anguilla October 17, 2016 Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with Zika virus, spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • MERS in the Arabian Peninsula May 11, 2016 Cases of MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) have been identified in multiple countries in the Arabian Peninsula. There have also been cases in several other countries in travelers who have been to the Arabian Peninsula and, in some instances, their close contacts. Read More >>

Watch Level 1, Practice Usual Precautions

  • Avian Flu (H7N9) in China January 26, 2017 Chinese health authorities have confirmed human cases of avian influenza A (H7N9) since September 2016. CDC advises people traveling to China to avoid contact with poultry (including poultry markets and farms), birds, and their droppings and to avoid eating undercooked poultry. Infected birds that appear healthy may still be able to transmit this virus to humans. Read More >>
  • Carnival and Mardi Gras January 12, 2017 If you plan to travel outside the United States to celebrate Carnival, you can take some simple precautions to help you stay safe and healthy. Read More >>
  • Measles in Romania November 10, 2016 A measles outbreak has been reported in Romania. CDC recommends that travelers to Romania protect themselves by making sure they are vaccinated against measles, particularly infants 6–11 months of age (1 dose of measles vaccine) and children 12 months of age or older (2 doses of measles vaccine). Clinicians should keep measles in mind when treating patients with fever and rash, especially if the patient has recently traveled internationally. Read More >>
  • Chikungunya in the Caribbean November 07, 2016 In December 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported cases of chikungunya in Saint Martin. Additional cases were reported in other islands in the Caribbean. This is the first time that local transmission of chikungunya has been reported in the Americas. CDC recommends that travelers to the Caribbean protect themselves from mosquito bites. Read More >>
  • Chikungunya in South America November 07, 2016 In December 2013, French Guiana reported locally transmitted cases for the first time in South America. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with chikungunya and are spreading it to people. CDC recommends that travelers to the South America protect themselves from mosquito bites. Read More >>
  • Chikungunya in Fiji November 07, 2016 The Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PacNet) has reported local transmission of chikungunya in Fiji. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with chikungunya and are spreading it to people. Read More >>
  • Chikungunya in Central America November 07, 2016 In June 2014, El Salvador reported locally transmitted cases for the first time in Central America. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area have been infected with chikungunya and are spreading it to people. Local transmission of chikungunya is now being reported in other countries in Central America. CDC recommends that travelers to the Central America protect themselves from mosquito bites. Read More >>
  • Chikungunya in Mexico November 07, 2016 Beginning in October 2014, locally transmitted cases of chikungunya have been reported in Mexico. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in Mexico have been infected with chikungunya and are spreading it to people. CDC recommends that travelers to Mexico protect themselves from chikungunya by preventing mosquito bites. Read More >>
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