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Slovakia Health Care and Vaccinations

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

Health Care

Free or reduced-cost treatment is available to European visitors - in most cases on production of a valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). More information can be obtained from the Slovak Ministry of Health (www.health.gov.sk).

Food and Drink

Milk is pasteurised and dairy products are safe for consumption. Tap water is generally regarded as safe to drink.

Other Risks

Vaccinations for tuberculosis, hepatitis B and tick-borne encephalitis and Lyme disease are sometimes recommended.

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