Jordan health recommendations
Sanitary advices to visit Jordan
Jordan is a small country with around 10M Jordanian. Official language is Arabic. Jordan uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+02:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Jordan is Jordanian Dinar (JOD).🏙️ Amman
👨👩👦👦 10M ☀️ ~19 °C 🌧 ~9 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 89k km2 (34k mi²)
H5N1 Avian Influenza cases have been reported in Jordan. For further information, please visit the CDCAvian Flu Advice.
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been found in the Middle East. For further information, please visit the CDC MERS 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 Jordan, 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 typhoid vaccination is recommended for most travellers, especially those staying with friends or relatives, visiting smaller cities or rural areas, or for those that are adventurous eaters.
A rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals such as veterinarians and researchers, for those who are taking a long trip or moving to Jordan, and children as they are more likely to receive animal bites.
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