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Aruba Health Care and Vaccinations

Title Special precautions
Diphtheria Sometimes
Hepatitis A Yes
Malaria No
Rabies Sometimes
Tetanus Yes
Typhoid Sometimes
Yellow Fever No*

* A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over six months of age arriving from infected areas.

Health Care

There are excellent medical facilities and many hotels also have doctors on call. There is a modern, well-equipped hospital, as well as a medical centre. In rare circumstances, air evacuation to Curaçao may be necessary. Full medical insurance is advised.

Food and Drink

Tap 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.