Video Series: Your Health and Peace Corps Service

Stay safe and healthy throughout your service.

This four-part video series covers health related information for Peace Corps applicants and Volunteers.

Medical Information for Applicants

Before Service

Learn how to navigate the medical portal and other important points for medical clearance.


Health Coverage and Primary Care in Service

During Service

As a Volunteer, you become part of Peace Corps Health system. Learn about your medical care during service and what to expect.


Returning to the U.S.

Closing Service

You will need to make decisions about re-establishing your health care coverage. The Peace Corps will help you understand your health care insurance options and responsibilities.

Contact Post-Service Unit at [email protected] or 202.692.1540 with questions about health insurance and coverage as you prepare to become a returned Volunteer.


Medical Emergencies and Health Claims

Service-Related Health Conditions/FECA

The Peace Corps makes sure you get the treatment you need in the event of serious injury or illness. Service-related health conditions are covered under the Federal Employee Compensation Act (FECA).

Contact Post-Service Unit at [email protected] or 202.692.1540 with questions about health care and your service.