Greenland health recommendations

Sanitary advices to visit Greenland

Greenland is a big country with around 56K Greenlander. Official language is Greenlandic. Greenland uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is from UTC-04:00 to UTC+00:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Greenland is Danish Krone (DKK).

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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 Denmark. 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.

As hepatitis A outbreaks occur throughout the world and sometimes in countries with a low risk for hepatitis A, travellers should consult with their doctor prior to travel to see if the hepatitis A vaccine is necessary.

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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