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Travelers' Health

Health advice for travelers through Houston, Texas

Stay safe and healthy during your trip. Whether you are exploring Houston or going beyond the city limits, it is important to protect your health and the well-being of those around you. Make sure you are up-to-date on all of your routine vaccines, practice good hygiene, and stay informed about specific disease outbreaks in your destination. Get travel insurance in case you need medical care abroad. 

For travel-related health concerns, call us at 832-393-4220.
Monday - Saturday: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tips for Healthy Travel

  • Stay informed. Visit the CDC's travelers' health page to learn how to protect yourself while traveling. Talk to your healthcare provider to understand risks associated with your trip. 
  • Get vaccinated. Stay up to date on all of your routine vaccines, including COVID-19
  • Wash your hands. Practice personal hygiene to protect yourself from hygiene-related diseases.
  • Wear a mask. Learn how masking during travel can protect you and keep travel safer for everyone.  
  • Social distance. Try to keep a safe distance from people who are coughing, sneezing, or showing signs of illness.
  • Know your destination. Go to the CDC's destinations page for health notices, vaccines and medicines, and how to stay healthy while there. 

Learn more about HHD programs and services or call 832-393-4220.

Health Education

We offer a wide selection of free health education courses on the topics of hypertension, obesity, and tobacco use to community members of all ages.

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Health Centers

We provide patient services to meet the community’s present and future needs in family planning, immunizations, tuberculosis diagnosis, care for sexually transmitted diseases, and dental care.

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Page last reviewed: July 31, 2023