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Given here are health and safety tips for travelers to Goa. Read these safety and health precautions for Goa.
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Goa Health Precautions

It has been rightly said "Precaution is the best cure". Taking care of your health when you are on a vacation is very important. No one wants to come to a new place and call in sick, missing out on those enjoyable trips and delicious food. Though there are no chances of serious illness or epidemics in Goa, health precautions must be taken by everyone; right from the six year old to the sixty year old! Some basic health and safety tips for Goa travelers are given below. Check it out as they may come handy in case of an emergency and at the same time acquaint you how to take care of yourself here.
  • We all love roadside junk food. You may try out local cuisines, but make sure that they are made under hygienic circumstances. Do not try food that is uncovered or made in dirty surroundings.
  • Do not drink water from road side vendor. Buy bottled mineral water from decent shops since most health complications occur due to drinking contaminated water.
  • Avoid eating salads and cut fruits from roadside vendors and small restaurants. If you are at a posh hotel, you may try them.
  • In case you get hurt, consult the local doctor or the nearest hospital. It is advisable that you carry some first aid items like band aids, antiseptic cream, burn lotion, etc. with you.
  • If you have a health condition like diabetes, bronchitis, asthma, etc. bring along adequate supply of medicines along with the prescription.
  • Bring along sun tan lotion while you go to beaches since the sun can be quite strong here and there are chances of a skin burn.

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