For foreigners

Some suggestions to stay well in Rome
Running water in your faucets and in the street drinking fountains is safe to drink and comes from sources that are regulated and controlled.

If you want to know where your water comes from, you can find out on this website::

The Tiber River is heavily polluted, as are some of the beaches near Rome. Nevertheless most beaches have water purification plants, making the beaches pleasant and safe to swim in.

When you get to Rome you may find that you are more subject to colds and flus than at home. These, however, will help to immunize you against the local viruses.

Contraceptives and abortions are legal in Italy.

Allergies; Rome has a microclimate and vegetation that favors allergies.