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U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

Take Care of Medical Needs


  • Schedule appointments with personal physicians, specialists, and dentists.
  • Request copies of records, x-rays, and prescriptions to take with you.
  • Arrange eye exams for all family members, including children.
  • Obtain duplicate prescriptions for glasses and contact lenses or extra pairs of glasses or lenses if these will not be available at post.
  • Review requirements for vaccinations and medical clearances and plan accordingly.

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