Honduras is a tropical paradise, with birds, animals and insects that are not found in the U.S. With this diversity comes new and strange illnesses. To stay well in your travels, our travel health consultants recommend:
1. Get vaccinated
Vaccinations for Honduras can prevent diseases like hepatitis A and B.
2. Wear proper attire
Wear pants when exploring forested areas to reduce the risk of mosquito bites.
3. Avoid street food vendors
Avoid food cooked by street vendors to reduce the risk of food-borne illness and traveler’s diarrhea.
4. Drink bottled water
Only drink bottled water as local supplies of tap water could be contaminated.
5. Practice safe food precautions
Rinse produce before eating it to reduce the risk of food poisoning.