CDC Guidance for Relief Workers and Others Traveling to Haiti

This notice is to advise relief workers and other personnel traveling to Haiti to assist with the humanitarian response following the January 12th earthquake near Port-au-Prince. Conditions in the area remain hazardous, including extensive damage to buildings, roads, and other infrastructure.

The above is the start of a guidance document for relief workers heading to Haiti that is now available at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Web site. It gives useful information on recommended vaccines; insect-borne and other infectious diseases; key items to bring; safety precautions related to accident risk, exposure to human remains, and animals; and psychological and emotional difficulties.

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