No shots are required. However, all medical volunteers should be current on the following vaccinations:
• Hepatitis A
• Hepatitis B
In addition, it is recommended that volunteers have a recent TB skin test (within the past year).
Those volunteering for a long period of time should consider a prophylactic rabies vaccination
Malaria is not an issue due to Atitlán’s altitude.
Check the CDC website for more information on recommended vaccines and preventive medicines.