American Samoa Health Care and Vaccinations
* A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over one year of age coming from infected areas.
Health insurance is strongly recommended for all travellers.
Food and Drink
Mains water is normally chlorinated and, whilst relatively safe, may cause mild abdominal upsets. Bottled water is available and is advised for the first few weeks of the stay. Drinking water outside main cities and towns may be contaminated and sterilisation is advisable. Milk is pasteurised and dairy products are safe for consumption. Local meat, poultry, seafood, fruit and vegetables are generally considered safe to eat.
Vaccination against hepatitis B and tuberculosis is sometimes advised.