Helpful Links

Health Information
Canadian Source: Travel Medicine Program, Health Canada – www.travelhealth.gc.ca

Department of Foreign Affairs & International Tradewww.voyage.gc.ca
(This site provides country-specific information, including travel warnings, health threats and a listing of Canadian embassies/consulates, as well as general advice about travel safety; you can register on-line, at this site, with the Canadian consulate.)

World Health Organization
Source: International Travel & Health Vaccination Requirements & Health Advice – www.who.int

American Source: Traveler’s Health, Centers for Disease Control *** best site*** – www.cdc.gov/travel

Laboratory Center for Disease Control; Health Canada (travel health advisories) www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hpb/lcdc/osh

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, American Citizens Serviceswww.travel.state.gov

IAMAT (International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers) is an organization that will provide you with names of English speaking doctors around the world; the phone number is 1-519-836-0102. – www.iamat.org

Guadalajara Reporter: (local news); – www.theguadalajarareporter.com

Lake Chapala/Ajijic: info re accommodation, shopping, sight-seeing, etc. – www.chapalaguide.com

Mexico Connect: general articles of interest on Mexico – www.mexconnect.com

Canadian Travel Information: Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade – www.voyage.gc.ca

American Travel Information: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, American Citizens Services – http://www.travel.state.gov

Canadian Club of Lake Chapala: http://www.canadianclubmx.com

A travel guide to hospitals and English-speaking doctors in Mexico: www.medtogo.com

A Lakeside online directory of businesses, restaurants etc. www.lakeside.com.mx

Mexico accommodations and other points of interest www.fredsphoto.on.ca

Chapala weather: http://ca.weather.yahoo.com/forecast/MXJO0673.html