Travel Vaccinations for Senegal

Senegal is a country located in West Africa with a population of 15 million people and climate at a high of 35C. Travelers should take antimalarials before, during, and after their trip to prevent malaria. Travelers should also take steps to avoid mosquito bites.

The chances of contracting rabies is a risk for some travellers. If you will be involved in outdoor activities, work with animals, or who plan on taking an extended trip, consider vaccination.
The government of Senegal requires proof of yellow fever vaccination if you are traveling from a country with a risk of yellow fever.


Vaccination Advice When...
Typhoid Vaccination recommended 10 days before travel
Hepatitis A Vaccination recommended 2 weeks before travel
Diphtheria Vaccination recommended 3 months before travel
Tuberculosis *Vaccination sometimes recommended 3 months before travel
Hepatitis B *Vaccination sometimes recommended 2 months before travel
Rabies *Vaccination sometimes recommended 1 month before travel
Meningitis *Vaccination sometimes recommended 2-3 weeks before travel
Cholera *Vaccination sometimes recommended 2 weeks before travel
Yellow Fever Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area and vaccination recommended for all travellers visiting endemic areas 10 days before travel
Japanese B encephalitis Not required
Tick-borne encephalitis Not required