Patient Counseling

Before Travel Resources

CDC Yellow Book: Health Information for International Travel contains the US government's most current travel health guidelines, including pre-travel vaccine recommendations, destination-specific health advice, and easy-to-reference maps, tables, and charts. 

Vaccine Information

Patient Care Tools

  • Pre-Travel Quick Guide: Highlights topics to discuss with patients traveling abroad.
  • Destination Pages: Find travel health recommendations by country.
  • Providers' Rapid Evaluation Portal (PREP): A free interactive clinical tool to guide you through pre-travel consultations with patients traveling abroad.
  • Find a Clinic: Links to places you can get vaccines and medicine before you travle, including local health departments, travel mendicine clinics, or yellow fever vaccination clinics.
  • Factsheets for Travelers: One page information sheets for travelers with special needs and information for different types of travel.

Disease Resources

  • Zika Interactive Map: Check if Zika is a concern at a particular destination.
  • Yellow Fever & Malaria Information by Country: Country-specific yellow fever vaccine requirements and recommendations and malaria transmission information and prophylaxis recommendations.
  • Disease directory: One pagers for diseases that can affect travelers.
  • Travel Notices: Get the latest country-specific information on disease outbreaks, special events or gatherings, and natural disasters affecting travelers' health.

Clinical Updates

After Travel Resources

Patient Symptom Evaluation Tools

Contact Us

  • CDC Contact Information for Clinicians: Contact information for CDC assistance and information about infectious diseases.
  • Clinical Consultative Services: The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene provides a list of physicians who offer clinical consultative service in Tropical Medicine, Medical Parasitology and Travelers' Health.
Other Government Resources