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Niue Health Care and Vaccinations

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

* A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over one year of age arriving from an infected area.

Health Care

The Niue Health Centre offers medical and dental treatment. There is a 24-hour on-call emergency service. Patients will be asked for on-the-spot payment. Complicated cases will be sent to New Zealand. International travellers are strongly advised to take out full medical insurance before departure.

Food and Drink

Drinking water is from natural spring and rain water, but it is also recommended that you boil water prior to drinking. Imported bottled water is also available. 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 recommended.