Samoa Health Care and Vaccinations

Samoa Health Care and Vaccinations
Health insurance, while recommended, is not mandatory. All health services available to locals are accessible to foreigners usually at minimal cost to the traveller. Emergency medical facilities are available at Moto'otua Hospital, in Apia. Private medical and dental treatment is also available.


Food and drink: 

Mains water is chlorinated, though bottled water may be preferable. Sterilisation is advisable. Milk is pasteurised and dairy products are safe for consumption. Local meat, poultry, seafood, fruit and vegetables are generally considered safe to eat.

Other risks: 

Vaccinations against tuberculosis and hepatitis B are sometimes recommended.