Travel Health

This page is an index of ACHA and other resources on this topic. Resources include association projects, programs, publications, guidelines, and more. Additional information may be available under “External Resources.”

ACHA Resources

ACHA Guidelines: Tuberculosis Screening and Targeted Testing of College and University Students [pdf] 
This document is to provide guidelines for screening the incoming student population, targeting those at increased risk for TB testing, and to review appropriate follow-up care for students diagnosed with latent TB infection (LTBI) or TB disease.

Tuberculosis Screening and Targeted Testing of College and University Students Frequently Asked Questions   
After releasing the revised ACHA Guidelines: Tuberculosis Screening and Targeted Testing of College and University Students, the TB Task Force received numerous questions with common themes. Members of the American College Health Association (ACHA) Emerging Public Health Threats & Emergency Response Coalition decided to use these themes to guide a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document.

Sample TB Screening and Clinical Assessment Form for Institutional Use [doc]
Appendix B "Tool for Institutional Use" from the ACHA Guidelines: Tuberculosis Screening and Targeted Testing of College and University Students.

External Resources

ACHA thanks its committee, coalition, task force, and section volunteers for providing resources and links concerning this topic. ACHA does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content or use of external websites.


International Society of Travel Medicine

International Travel Resources
Immunization Action Coalition

The Practice of Travel Medicine: Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America [pdf]

Tips for Traveling Abroad
U.S. State Department

Travel Health Information
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Travel Medicine: Frequently Asked Questions
Infectious Diseases Society of America

Zika Virus Infographic
This infographic from the University of Southern California Master of Public Health Online explains everything you need to know about the Zika Virus before traveling.