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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 (

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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