Health & Safety

By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.
Ben Franklin

Travel Safety

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US Department of State Travel Advisories

The US Department of State provides country specific guidance to help you prepare for and understand any travel risks associated with your destination.

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International SOS Security Consultation

International SOS provides medical and security assistance to Penn travelers.  On the International SOS Penn Portal and click on “current security alerts” (left column) for the latest security updates by country. 

Contact International SOS at 215-942-8478 (Penn Member ID 11BSGC000012) to speak directly with a security professional. 

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Pre-Departure Checklist

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Trip Leader Checklist

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US Department of State Travel Advisories

The US Department of State provides country specific guidance to help you prepare for and understand any travel risks associated with your destination.

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International SOS Security Consultation

International SOS provides medical and security assistance to Penn travelers.  On the International SOS Penn Portal and click on “current security alerts” (left column) for the latest security updates by country. 

Contact International SOS at 215-942-8478 (Penn Member ID 11BSGC000012) to speak directly with a security professional. 

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Pre-Departure Checklist

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Trip Leader Checklist

Travel Health

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Travel Vaccinations

For Students
The Student Health Service (SHS) offers Travel Health appointments to individuals and groups for pre-trip consultations, immunizations, completion of study abroad forms, and post-travel health evaluations. SHS encourages you to make your appointment at least 4-6 weeks before your trip. 

To make an appointment visit: Student Health Service.

For Faculty and Staff
Penn Travel Medicine provides destination-specific medical consultation, including immunizations, prescription recommendations and the latest medical alerts and advisories.

To make and appointment, call 610-902-5618.

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Centers for Disease Control

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Environmental Health & Radiation Safety

Environmental Health & Radiation Safety (EHRS) provides training and guidance to chemical, biological, radiation or physical hazards.

For specific questions contact:
Matthew Finucane
Executive Director, EHRS 
+1-215-898-6057

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International SOS Medical Alerts & Consultation

International SOS provides medical and security assistance to Penn travelers.  On the International SOS Penn Portal and click on “current medical alerts” (left column) for the latest medical updates by country. 

Contact International SOS at 215-942-8478 (Penn Member ID 11BSGC000012) to speak directly with a travel medical professional. 

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Travel Vaccinations

For Students
The Student Health Service (SHS) offers Travel Health appointments to individuals and groups for pre-trip consultations, immunizations, completion of study abroad forms, and post-travel health evaluations. SHS encourages you to make your appointment at least 4-6 weeks before your trip. 

To make an appointment visit: Student Health Service.

For Faculty and Staff
Penn Travel Medicine provides destination-specific medical consultation, including immunizations, prescription recommendations and the latest medical alerts and advisories.

To make and appointment, call 610-902-5618.

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Centers for Disease Control

warning

Environmental Health & Radiation Safety

Environmental Health & Radiation Safety (EHRS) provides training and guidance to chemical, biological, radiation or physical hazards.

For specific questions contact:
Matthew Finucane
Executive Director, EHRS 
+1-215-898-6057

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International SOS Medical Alerts & Consultation

International SOS provides medical and security assistance to Penn travelers.  On the International SOS Penn Portal and click on “current medical alerts” (left column) for the latest medical updates by country. 

Contact International SOS at 215-942-8478 (Penn Member ID 11BSGC000012) to speak directly with a travel medical professional.