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Keeping illness at bay on cruises

Factsheet
Abstract: 
With the festive season fast approaching and the drop in temperatures, many people look forward to winter sun holidays, including cruises. Public Health England (PHE) and the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) have published a health and safety factsheet for UK travellers planning a cruise this winter. Top tips Before your trip: see your GP, nurse, or travel clinic well in advance of your cruise make sure you have adequate travel health insurance While on board: eat and drink sensibly: follow good food and water hygiene and drink plenty of water in hot conditions wash your hands frequently be safe: watch out for accidents, slips and trips be SunSmart: protect your skin from the sun After your trip; on your return if you feel unwell, see your GP immediately
Authors: 
NaTHNaC and PHE
Category: 
Control
Prevention
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