Essential Health Checks Before Arriving in the U.S.


Minho Lee | Apr 10, 2024

Preparing for a study abroad journey in the U.S. involves more than just packing bags and booking flights. This infographic outlines crucial health checks recommended for international students before embarking on their U.S. adventure. From vaccinations to screenings, these essential steps help ensure students are equipped with optimal health before arriving in the country, contributing to a smooth transition and a fulfilling academic experience. Before departing for the U.S., international students should prioritize completing a comprehensive health checklist.

This includes ensuring up-to-date vaccinations, undergoing necessary screenings for infectious diseases, and obtaining medical clearance from healthcare professionals. Additionally, students should familiarize themselves with any specific health requirements mandated by their host institutions or visa regulations. By proactively addressing health concerns and adhering to recommended guidelines, international students can safeguard their well-being and minimize potential health risks during their stay in the U.S.

About ISO Student Health Insurance

Founded in 1958, ISO prides itself on being the leader in providing international students with affordable insurance plans. Administered by former and current international students, we are able to assist our member with multilingual customer service in Chinese, Hindi, Spanish, and more. ISO serves over 3,200 schools/colleges and more than 150,000 insured students every year.

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