Medical facilities in Chicago
In general, no special immunizations or medications are necessary for travel to the United States and more particularly to Chicago. Nevertheless, you need to check if your vaccinations are up-to-date. Here is a quick and gentle reminder:
|Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)||Two doses recommended for all travelers born after 1956, if not previously given.|
|Tetanus-Diptheria||Revaccination recommended every 10 years|
|Influenza||Recommended for all travelers from November through April.|
As of 2020, the United States of America has been battling the Covid -19 virus with the rest of the world. Please check local requirements in regards to this virus.
For more details about the health situation and health risks in the US, we advise you to check the two following websites:
- http://www.who.int/ith/en/ The World Health Organization publishes the International Travel and Health that you can read online. It is revised yearly.