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Before You Go

Health Insurance

A good travel insurance policy that includes health insurance is strongly recommended.

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Recommended Vaccinations

No vaccinations are required for visiting Anguilla. However, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that all travelers be covered for diphtheria, tetanus, measles, mumps, rubella and polio, regardless of their destination. Since most vaccines don’t produce immunity until at least two weeks after they’re given, visit a doctor at least six weeks before departure.

In Anguilla

Medical Services

Princess Alexandra Hospital Located in the Valley; has a 24-hour emergency room.

Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Mosquitoes, which can carry diseases such as Zika and dengue fever, can be problematic – cover up at dusk and use good insect repellent (apply it after sunscreen).

Tap Water

Most of the island’s water is collected in cisterns, so it’s advisable to drink bottled water.