Health and Wellness
Studying abroad will prove to be one of your most exciting and enriching experiences during your college career. To maximize your enjoyment, it pays to do you research regarding any health concerns you might encounter in your host country and to arrange to receive any required immunizations according to the recommended schedule as soon as your plans are finalized. The following links should prove useful in answering some frequently asked questions relating to travel abroad:
What preparations should I make prior to my departure?
- Check out the Centers for Disease Control survival guide.
Where can I find out about necessary vaccines and medications for my travel abroad?
- Check the Centers for Disease Control travel site.
DuPage County Health Department - (630) 682-7979
Elmhurst College Wellness Center - (630) 617-3565
Travelers' Medical and Immunization Service - (630) 654-4201
What will immunizations and medications cost me?
- Download an International Immunization Cost Comparison for some commonly-required treatments.