There are no required vaccinations to travel to Poland. However, the following vaccines may be recommended for your travel to Eastern Europe, depending on what areas you will be traveling to. Discuss your travel plans and personal health with a health-care provider to determine which vaccines you will need, if any.
- Hepatitis A: Transmission of this virus can occur through direct person-to-person contact, exposure to contaminated water, ice, or shellfish harvested in contaminated water or from fruits, vegetables, or other foods - contaminated during handling - that are eaten uncooked.
- Hepatitis B: This is recommended if you might be exposed to blood or body fluids, especially through medical treatment.
- Malaria: See your doctor for a prescription anti-malarial drug and protect yourself against mosquito bites.
- Typhoid: Typhoid fever can be contracted through contaminated drinking water and food.
- Rabies: Get this inoculation if you might have extensive unprotected outdoor exposure in rural areas, such as camping, hiking, bicycling or engaging in certain occupational activities.
- As needed, booster doses for tetanus-diphtheria.