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Health Tip: Prepare for a Safe Spring Break

What you should do before you leave

(HealthDay News) -- If you're planning a spring break vacation that involves international travel, take time to prepare for a healthier trip.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests:

  • Research any needed vaccines and potential health concerns for your destination.
  • Give copies of your passport and travel paperwork to someone at home.
  • Call your health insurance company to learn plan coverage details for your destination.
  • Learn about any security risks from U.S. government websites.
  • Pack needed supplies, such as sunscreen, bug repellent and medications.


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