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Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is known to have it all. From its beautiful beaches to its vibrant culture, there is no surprise why so many choose to vacation there.

It is widely known for its friendly and welcoming people. Santo Domingo, Punta Cana, Samaná, Puerto Plata, and La Romana are the most popular cities for tourists to visit. Tourists choose to stay in resorts and hotels for safety. The country is also popular for its destination weddings and honeymoons.

For historians and history lovers alike, the Dominican Republic has a lot to offer. The Colonial Zone’s architecture in the capital gives a sense that you have traveled to Spain. Ciudad Colonial is the oldest standing European settlement of the New World. Thus a central historic neighborhood in the oldest city of the New World, Santo Domingo.

Whether you are looking for a romantic escape, a relaxing vacation or a thrilling adventure, the Dominican Republic has it all.


Recommended Travel Vaccinations for Dominican Republic

VACCINE HOW DISEASE SPREADS DETAILS
Hepatitis A Food & Water Recommended for most travellers
Hepatitis B Blood & Body Fluids Accelerated schedule available
Typhoid Food & Water Shot lasts 2 years. Oral vaccine lasts 5 years, must be able to swallow pills. Oral doses must be kept in refrigerator.
Cholera Food & Water A risk in some regions. Especially recommended for those visiting rural areas.
Yellow Fever Mosquito Required if travelling from a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.
Rabies Saliva of Infected Animals High risk country. Vaccine recommended for long-term travellers and those who may come in contact with animals.
Polio Food & Water Proof of vaccination required for stays over 4 weeks. Active infection in some parts of country. Cases reported in last 12 months.

Routine Vaccinations for Dominican Republic

VACCINE HOW DISEASE SPREADS DETAILS
Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) Various Vectors Given to anyone unvaccinated and/or born after 1957. One time adult booster recommended.
TDAP (Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis) Wounds & Airborne Only one adult booster of pertussis required.
Chickenpox Direct Contact & Airborne Given to those unvaccinated that did not have chickenpox.
Shingles Direct Contact Vaccine can still be given if you have had shingles.
Pneumonia Airborne Two vaccines given seperately. All 65+ or immunocompromised should receive both.
Influenza Airborne Vaccine components change annually.
Meningitis Airborne & Direct Contact Given to anyone unvaccinated or at an increased risk, especially students.

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