Follow these health and safety tips when planning your next trip.
- Go to CDC Travelers’ Health. This website will help you determine what vaccines and medicines you may need based on your travel location. Contact Lincoln County Health Department at 715- 536-0307 or your provider to access your immunization record.
- Don’t assume you are up-to-date on all your vaccines. Certain diseases, like Hepatitis A, can be spread by eating contaminated food. Depending on where you are traveling a Hepatitis A vaccine may be recommended.
- Schedule a visit with your provider, atleast 4-6 weeks, before your trip to get vaccines or medicines you may need. Lincoln County Health Department can also provide certain vaccines (Hepatitis A, B, Tdap, Flu).
Lincoln County Health Department Travel Health and Safety Checklist
Lincoln County residents who are traveling to areas with Zika virus and other mosquito borne illness are eligible for a freeTravel Kit. Travel Kits include: insect repellent, permethrin spray, sunscreen, hand sanitizer and condoms. Bed nets and larvacide are also available for travelers staying in remote areas where there is a higher risk for contracting mosquito borne illnesses. Supplies are limited. Learn more.