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Dr. Howard Haft talks winter travel health precautions

Posted: 6:58 PM, Dec 09, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-09 19:03:55-05

With temperatures dropping and the holidays approaching, some may be planning trips to warmer climates.

Over the past few months a trip to Florida came with concerns about the Zika virus. Florida Governor Rick Scott said all areas of the state are now cleared of active transmission of the disease.

Even so, there are health precautions that can be taken when traveling.

Watch the video above to hear some recommendations from Dr. Howard Haft, Deputy Secretary for Public Health in Maryland.

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