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COVID-19

Prior to departure, check the latest COVID-19 travel restrictions for Indonesia. Make sure you have the appropriate papers and vaccination cards.

  • Required by Indonesian government: Proof of vaccination (physical or digital) showing full vaccination at least fourteen days prior to departure
  • Required by Health In Harmony: Proof of vaccination

Please note all travelers are required to be fully vaccinated before visiting HIH programs regardless of country requirements. All travelers are required to wear a mask when indoors and when traveling by car and maintain WHO-recommended physical distancing throughout their stay. 

Recommended Medications and Immunizations

    Plan ahead. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a travel medicine consultation at least 4-6 weeks ahead of your departure, to receive guidance about your trip and the vaccinations and medications you may need. We strongly suggest you call AIG prior to your departure to receive more information about vaccinations, medications etc. tailored to your needs. Although we are happy to provide suggestions, you should defer to the advice of your health care provider. 

    Recommended medications:

    • Ciprofloxacin (an antibiotic for plague) (bring enough for 14 days, 750 mg 2x per day)
      • Ciprofloxacin can also be used to treat traveler’s diarrhea and urinary tract infections if your doctor recommends it
    • Amoxicillin (an antibiotic for chest infections) (bring enough for 5 days, 500 mg 3x per day)
      • If allergic to Amoxicillin, substitute Clarithromycin (5 days, 500 mg 2x per day)
    • Loperamide (over-the-counter anti-diarrheal)
    • Any other medications you take regularly, including an epi-pen if needed

    Recommended immunizations:

    • COVID-19 (full course required)
    • Rabies (medium risk)
    • Typhoid (high risk)
    • Routine: hepatitis A, hepatitis B (required for healthcare workers), meningitis, polio, MMR (measles, mumps, rubella), TDAP (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), pneumonia, seasonal influenza
    • Yellow Fever is needed only if you’re coming from a country with risk of transmission