Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia warns the travelers about the necessity of receiving the yellow fever vaccination.

As a prevention measurement given the warning reported by the World Health Organization- and the Pan-American Health Organization in America and Africa, as a consequence of the circulation of the virus that produces yellow fever, starting April 1, according to the statement released by the Health and Social Protection Minister and the Civil Aeronautic, will be mandatory that the travelers who travel through high risk areas, are vaccinated against this disease.

Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia reminds the tourists the importance of being immunized against yellow fever, 10 days before the planned date of their trip in order to avoid outbreaks of the disease and, as well, to carry their immunization records for the verification of the competent authorities.

The protected areas with ecotourism located in high risk zones are:

  • Parque Nacional Natural Amacayacu
  • Parque Nacionales Naturales Corales del Rosario y San Bernardo
  • Parque Nacional Natural El Tuparro
  • Parque Nacional Natual Gorgona
  • Vía Parque Isla de Salamanca
  • Santuario de Fauna y Flora Los Colorados
  • Parque Nacional Natural Farallones de Cali
  • Santuario de Fauna y Flora Los Flamencos
  • Parque Nacional Natural Macuira
  • Santuario de Fauna y Flora Malpelo
  • Parque Nacional Natural Old Providence McBean Lagoon
  • Parque Nacional Natural Sierra de la Macarena
  • Parque Nacional Natural Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
  • Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona
  • Parque Nacional Natural Uramba Bahía Málaga
  • Parque Nacional Natural Utría

For further information about yellow fever, visit the following site: https://www.minsalud.gov.co/salud/publica/PET/Paginas/Fiebre-amarilla.aspx

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