Vaccinations & Shots
There are NO required vaccinations or shots for travel to Cuba. However per Discover Corps' Health & Safety Protocol, we require that all travelers provide proof of a negative COVID-19 Test. *Note: It can be a negative At-home Antigen Test (24 hours before travel). Print your results, send a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org.
However we still recommend:
Consult with your doctor to assure that all of your immunizations are up-to-date.
Consult with a local travel clinic for recommended inoculations for travel to Cuba. Your local travel clinic may have some recommendations specifically for you.
Read the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. For example they recommend that “most travelers” visiting Cuba get Typhoid and Hepatitis A vaccines, due to possible exposure through “contaminated food or water”. However in our experience, the majority of “tourist” travelers visiting Cuba decide not to get these vaccines as the sanitary conditions of the accommodation you will be staying at as well as the restaurants you will eat at are at a much higher standard than average for the country.
Only drink bottled water, which will be readily available for you, and provided by our Discover Corps team on the ground (so pack your reusable water bottle). This is a preventative measure that helps our travelers stay as healthy as possible. Remember to also take normal sanitary precautions like washing hands regularly and especially before meals.
*Note: We highly recommend always double checking with your airlines for their specific boarding requirements.