The smart traveler's checklist.
No vaccinations are required to enter Egypt or to re-enter the U.S. and Canada.
It is recommended that you discuss your trip with your family physician for advice.
Emergency Telephone Number
For Medical Emergency and all types of emergency in Egypt dial 121
Healthcare and Medical Assistance
Tourists requiring urgent medical care should go to the nearest hospital emergency room (airports and many train stations also have medical teams and first aid facilities). Those with serious illnesses or allergies should always carry a special note from their physicians certifying in detail the treatments in progress or that may be necessary.
Pharmacies are opened beyond business hours. It is recommended that you check with the hotel concierge or your travel guide for pharmacies closest to you. Please be aware that pharmaceutical brands differ between North America and the Middle East, and the pharmacist will be able to suggest similar products available in Egypt.
Before departure, it is advisable to procure a document certifying coverage by the national health-care service.
Health Services and Insurance Policy
Egypt has no medical program covering citizens from the U.S. and Canada. Therefore, U.S. and Canadian tourists are advised to take out an insurance policy before traveling. First Aid Service is available at hospitals Medicines can be obtained from the pharmacy, whether they are prescription or over the counter.
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