Albania health recommendations

Sanitary advices to visit Albania

Albania is a small country with around 3M Albanian. Official language is Albanian. Albania uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+01:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Albania is Lek (ALL).

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Sanitary Recommendations

General recommendations

Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is often reported in Europe between April and November. For further information, please visit the CDCTick-borne Encephalitis Advice.

H5N1 Avian Influenza has been reported in Albania. For further information, please visit the CDCAvian Flu Advice.


It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots.

A hepatitis A vaccination is recommended as travellers may contract hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in Albania, regardless of where they are eating or staying.

A hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for those who may have sexual contact with a new partner, who may get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.

A rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals and researchers, or for those who may come into contact with bats.

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