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Travel Health: Everything You Need To Know Before You Go: Be Educated, Prepared, And Safe

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Do you take your travel health seriously? You might spend a lot of time pre-trip planning, but it’s easy to forget about the most important thing – your health. Today you'll hear from a true expert on travel health- she’s a medical doctor and a representative of the CDC, Phyllis Kozarsky, M.D. Dr. Phyllis Kozarsky, M.D. With threats like malaria and other mosquito borne disease, viruses, and everything that’s out there – as a traveler you need to be informed and prepared.... You can't let those health concerns scare you from traveling, but I strongly recommend you listen to what Dr. Kozarsky has to say. Set yourself up for a healthy trip, health on the road, and also coming home better than you ever felt before. Today’s podcast could literally save your life! Tune In To Learn: Why thinking you are invincible can be dangerous Ways to prepare before travel How far in advance to get vaccinations How to prevent malaria Why you need to look at geography and season when planning travel General costs to visit a travel clinic How to handle antibiotics when traveling The #1 cause of death for travelers (it's not what you think) Why it's a good idea to see a travel health specialist Tips for traveling with young children What you need to know about the Zika virus (symptoms or not) And much more Resources: CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) CDC- Find a Travel Clinic ISTM (The International Society of Travel Medicine) Travel Insurance 101 (An Audio Guide) CDC Travelers' Health- Facebook CDC Travelers' Health- Twitter Location Indie Staying Healthy While Traveling: A Quick Guide with Dr. Phyllis Kozarsky, M.D. Want more Zero To Travel Podcasts? Head over to the archives now!

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