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Slovakia Travel Health Advice

There are no vaccinations required for travel to Slovakia. No special precautions are necessary, except for visitors intending to spend a prolonged period in the forests and rural areas, in which case a vaccination for tick-borne encephalitis should be considered. Slovakia has a reciprocal health agreement with most EU countries, providing emergency health care on the same terms as Slovak nationals. EU travellers should carry a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) with them. It is still recommended that visitors take out comprehensive medical insurance, including mountain evacuation. Hospitals are available in all major towns, and pharmacies and clinics exist in the tourist areas and smaller towns, but little English is spoken.


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Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Rabies, Swine flu, Tetanus, Tick-borne encephalitis, Typhoid fever

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