Current Global Travel Health Advisories and Travel Alerts

Travel Health Alert Warning

Travel Warnings for Canadians

The latest Global Health Travel Advisories and Travel Notices are shown below.

Similar to US State Department Travel Warnings and US State Department Travel Advisories, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Public Health Agency of Canada publish and maintain public notices of caution to travelers, but from a public health perspective. We have consolidated these public health advisories and travel alerts from these agencies and present them here for your convenience.

This up-to-date listing of the current Medical Travel Health Alerts, Current Global Travel Health Notices, Travel Health Advisories and Travel Warnings allows you to stay informed about current potential travel health problems in your destination, prompting you to take the recommended precautions when planning your trip. Please take a minute to review this list before you reach for your passport to ensure you are adequately prepared for travel to your destination with travel health vaccinations or other travel safety precautions.

Each Travel Advisory is marked by a colour corresponding to a Travel Health Alert Level. Please refer to the Travel Alert Level Key below for more information.

This current list of Medical Travel Health Warnings and Alerts is consolidated with the latest Travel Health information for your convenience from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). If you wish to view more detailed information, clicking on each Travel Alert listed below will open a new window to the issuing site for further details on that Travel Advisory.

This page is updated daily, so check back often to stay abreast of the latest developments in travel health safety related to your travel destination.


Global Travel Health Warning Alert Level Key

Level 1: Watch. Practice Usual Travel Health Precautions. Reports of sporadic cases. Usual or slightly increased risk.
Level 2: Alert. Practice Special or Enhanced Precautions. Limited outbreak or change in existing disease patterns. Increased risk.
Level 3: Avoid all non-essential travel. Large-scale outbreak in a large geographic area. High risk.
Level 4: Avoid all travel to the area. Outbreak expanding; inadequate containment measures. Very high risk.
Alert List last updated: Sep 23, 2018
DateTypeTravel Alert DescriptionLevelSource
9/14/2018 Updated Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo 1 CDC
9/14/2018 Updated Leptospirosis in Israel 1 CDC
9/13/2018 New Cholera in Africa and Western Asia (Yemen) 1 PHAC
8/28/2018 New Measles in Brazil 1 CDC
8/13/2018 Updated Polio in Papua New Guinea 2 CDC
8/9/2018 New Ebola virus disease in Democratic Republic of Congo 1 PHAC
8/8/2018 New Yellow fever in Brazil 2 PHAC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Belize 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Aruba 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Barbados 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Bonaire 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Curaçao 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Saint Martin 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Samoa 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Sint Maarten 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Tonga 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Trinidad and Tobago 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in US Virgin Islands 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Cuba 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Dominica 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Singapore 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Angola 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Saint Lucia 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Grenada 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Argentina 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Anguilla 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Sint Eustatius 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Saba 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Saint Kitts and Nevis 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Turks and Caicos Islands 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in the British Virgin Islands 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Guinea-Bissau 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Antigua and Barbuda 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in the Solomon Islands 2 CDC
8/7/2018 Updated Zika Virus in Montserrat 2 CDC
8/2/2018 Updated MERS in the Arabian Peninsula 2 CDC
8/2/2018 Updated Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia 1 CDC
8/1/2018 New Rift Valley Fever in Kenya and Uganda 1 PHAC
7/23/2018 New Polio in Somalia 2 CDC
7/17/2018 New Rift Valley Fever in Kenya 1 CDC
6/29/2018 New Polio : vaccine advice 2 PHAC
6/27/2018 New Extensively Drug-Resistant Typhoid Fever in Pakistan 2 CDC
6/13/2018 New Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Middle East 1 PHAC
6/7/2018 New Hajj and Umrah in 2018 1 PHAC
5/17/2018 New Yellow Fever in Brazil 2 CDC
5/15/2018 New Health Infrastructure Breakdown in Venezuela 3 CDC
5/10/2018 New Diphtheria: Global update 1 PHAC
5/2/2018 New Measles in Ukraine 1 CDC
5/2/2018 New Measles in the Philippines 1 CDC
5/2/2018 New Measles in Indonesia 1 CDC
5/2/2018 New Measles in Romania 1 CDC
5/2/2018 New Measles in Italy 1 CDC
5/2/2018 New Measles in Democratic Republic of the Congo 1 CDC
5/2/2018 New Measles in Greece 1 CDC
5/2/2018 New Measles in Serbia 1 CDC
5/2/2018 New Measles in England 1 CDC
4/27/2018 New Measles in France 1 CDC
4/25/2018 New Measles in Venezuela 1 PHAC
4/24/2018 New Measles in Europe 1 PHAC
4/10/2018 New Plague in Madagascar 1 PHAC
4/9/2018 New Lassa fever in West Africa 1 PHAC
2/16/2018 New Cholera in Haiti and Dominican Republic 1 PHAC
2/12/2018 New Zika virus: Advice for travellers 2 PHAC
1/30/2018 New Yellow Fever in Nigeria 1 CDC
11/16/2017 New Mumps in New Zealand 1 CDC
10/3/2017 New Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Caribbean 2 PHAC
8/14/2017 New Cholera in Yemen 1 CDC
8/9/2017 New Rabies in Malaysia 2 CDC
7/21/2017 New Polio in Nigeria 2 CDC
7/19/2017 New Polio in Syria 2 CDC
7/19/2017 New Polio in Democratic Republic of the Congo 2 CDC
3/7/2017 New Avian Flu (H7N9) in China 1 CDC
2/16/2017 New Avian influenza H7N9 in China 1 PHAC