Here are some tips and precautions for parents planning to travel with young children:
1. When using sunscreen, apply it first and wait 30 minutes before applying the DEET repellent.
2. Always read the entire label carefully before using repellents. Adults should apply repellent for children. Do not allow children to apply it themselves.
3. Avoid applying repellent to children’s hands to reduce the chance of getting the repellent in their eyes and mouths.
Did you know that according to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are about 1.4 million cases of hepatitis A every year and there are about 240 million people living with chronic Hepatitis B? Did you know hepatitis A and B can cause inflammation of the liver, while hepatitis B can cause chronic infection that can be lifelong? And did you know that both hepatitis A and B are vaccine-preventable diseases?Read More
Did you know……….
– That there is no vaccine (yet) against malaria, you need to take pills to prevent malaria.
– Yellow fever vaccine is required to enter certain countries in Africa and South America.
– There is a medication you can take to prevent altitude illness. Many travelers go to high altitude locations such as Cuzco, Peru; La Paz, Bolivia; Kilimanjaro, Tanzania and Nepal.Read More