Throughout June 2019, New York City will host WorldPride.
2019 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, the event that kick-started the gay liberation movement. NYC Pride 2019 will be branded as both WorldPride 2019 and Stonewall50.
It is estimated that three million people will be participating in the festivities, which will culminate with the Pride March on 30 June 2019.
Health care professionals are reminded of the importance of giving appropriate information regarding health risks and vaccination to travellers seeking advice prior to attending this event. Prevention of, and vaccination against, MMR, hepatitis A and hepatitis B should be discussed.
The following Travax pages give useful advice:
Further information and advice on travel to NYC Pride 2019 is also available to view on the fitfortravel website.
Sources: Travax, 29 April 2019 and fitfortravel, 29 April 2019