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What should I do if I get sick on vacation?

If you're on vacation and you get sick, the best thing to do is to get checked out at the nearest emergency room, clinic or urgent care. The same applies if you are out of the country. If traveling out of the country, you should plan ahead by seeking advice from your PMD concerning vaccines, medical supplies, and disease common to that particular area. If sick in a foreign country, also contact the embassy for recommended local medical facilities.

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