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Health and Well-being

This is the time for you to be proactive about your physical and mental health and to educate yourself about the differences between the US and your host country.

In addition to the general safety information provided at pre-departure orientation and on the State Department website, all students, especially those travelling to non-Western or developing countries should consult the CDC website to learn about health issues in their host country (Is the water safe to drink?) and to determine what vaccines or medical precautions might be necessary (i.e. malaria pills, insect repellent, etc.).