Saint Lucia health recommendations

Sanitary advices to visit Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia is a small country with around 186K Saint Lucian. Official language is English. Saint Lucia uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC-04:00. Currency used in Saint Lucia is East Caribbean Dollar (XCD).

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Sanitary Recommendations

General recommendations

Zika outbreaks have been reported in Saint Lucia. Because of the risk of birth defects in babies born to women who were infected with Zika while pregnant, women who are pregnant should not travel to Saint Lucia. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDCZika Virus in Saint Lucia.

Chikungunya cases have been reported in the Caribbean. For further information, please visit the CDCChikungunya Advice.

Dengue and African tick bite fever are diseases carried by insects that occur in the Caribbean. For information on disease prevention, please visit the CDC Insect Protection 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 Saint Lucia, 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 and researchers, or for those who may come into contact with bats.

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