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International Travel

International travel can be challenging if you're not prepared.

 

For every 100,000 people who journey to developing countries, 75,000 will experience some type of health problem. 30,000 or more will contract traveler's diarrhea. Approximately 1 in 10 travelers will become sick enough to seek medical attention during or after the trip. Don't be a statistic!

The travel medicine and immunization experts at Travel Health Services can help you dramatically reduce your risk of contracting serious diseases, including malariayellow feverpolioinfluenzahepatitis A, hepatitis B, meningitis, typhoid feverrabiestraveler's diarrhea and altitude sickness.

Depending on where in the world you plan to travel, you have to plan ahead to adequately protect yourself. The World Health Organization (WHO) advises travelers to consult a travel medicine clinic  4-6 weeks before departure.

Our comprehensive services for the international traveler include:

Pre-Trip Consultations

Our travel nurse consultant will assess your individual needs, taking into account each destination on your itinerary, length of stay, urban vs. rural activities, and special medical needs. Recommendations will be based on the latest information from the Center for Disease Control, the World Health Organization and the State Department. A personalized travel health plan may include precautions for safe food and water, high altitude travel, medical/hospital locations and traveling while pregnant.

Informative Travel Booklet

A customized travel booklet will be provided that will include a summary of your travel health and safety information.

Travel Vaccinations

Travel Vaccinations will be administered by a skilled and caring professional. You will be provided with an official immunization record to keep with your travel documents. The International Certificate of Yellow Fever Vaccination is provided to recipients of the vaccine.

Medications

You may receive recommendations or prescriptions for the following: