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US Virgin Islands Health Care and Vaccinations

Title Special precautions
Yellow FeverNo
TyphoidNo
TetanusYes
RabiesNo
MalariaNo
Hepatitis AYes
DiphtheriaSometimes

Medical costs are very high and health insurance is essential. Medical facilities are of a similar standard to those in the USA. There are hospitals on St Croix and St Thomas; a clinic is located on St John.

Food and drink

Water precautions are advised outside the main centres. Mains water is considered safe to drink. Milk is pasteurised and dairy products are safe for consumption. Local meat, poultry, seafood, fruit and vegetables are generally considered safe to eat.

Other Risks

Vaccinations against tuberculosis and hepatitis B are sometimes advised.