dengue guidelines

Guidelines for Passengers Ships

What can passenger ships coming to the Caribbean do to prevent and prepare for dengue?
  • Stay informed about the dengue situation in the countries on the itinerary.
  • Provide passengers and crew with prepared materials on dengue so that they are aware of the signs and symptoms, how dengue is transmitted and how it can be prevented.
  • Have insect repellent available for purchase on board the ship. Read more...

Guidelines for Hotels, Guesthouses and AirBnBs

What can hotels, guesthouses and AirBnbs in the Caribbean do to prevent and prepare for dengue?
  • Stay informed about the dengue situation in your country, and in other Caribbean countries.
  • Provide staff and guests with information on dengue so that they are aware of the signs and symptoms, how dengue is transmitted and how it can be prevented.
  • Consider placing having insect repellents in every room, or having them available for purchase. Read more...
  • Close Your Doors to Mosquitoes

Guidelines for Travellers

All travellers are advised to:
  • Stay informed about the dengue situation in countries they are travelling to.
  • Prevent mosquito bites:
    • Use insect repellents on exposed skin. Insect repellents that contain DEET, Picaridin (also known as icaridin), oil of lemon eucalyptus (OLE) or IR3535 are the most effective and safe when used according to the label. If also using sunscreen, apply sunscreen first and insect repellent second. Read more...
    • Protect Yourself from Mosquito Bites and Enjoy Your Trip!

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