Health care is readily available throughout Sardinia, but standards can vary. Pharmacists are able to advise when more specialised help is required and point you in the right direction.
No vaccinations are required to travel to Sardinia, though the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that all travellers should be covered for diphtheria, tetanus, the measles, mumps, rubella, polio and hepatitis B.
Tap water is safe to drink in Sardinia, although many islanders prefer to buy bottled acqua minerale (mineral water), either frizzante (sparkling) or naturale (still).
Farmacie (pharmacies), marked by a green cross, can give medical advice and sell over-the-counter medication for minor illnesses. They can advise when more specialised help is required and point you in the right direction.