During your visit to the Travel Medicine Clinic you will receive information on:
Food and Drink Precautions
Safe food and water is often a large concern when traveling outside of the United States. We can help educate you on treating water to make it safe for drinking. We can also help answer any questions you may have about food while traveling.
Mosquitoes are some of the best transmitters of disease. We will help you chart out a plan of action for choosing the right insect repellent and applying correctly.
Please discuss any health issues with us before you leave so we can best advise you on how to travel safe. Traveling when you are sick can put you and others at unnecessary risk.
Vaccines & Immunizations
Many vaccines take time to become effective. We recommend you visit us at least 4 to 6 weeks before you are scheduled to leave the country. If you are leaving sooner please let us know. We will also make sure you are up-to-date on your routine vaccinations, including seasonal flu vaccine.
Our vaccines are priced individually. You can view the price of each vaccine by downloading a copy of our Travel Medicine Clinic Fees.
The most common medical problem befalling international travelers is a gastrointestinal infection-producing diarrhea. Travelers’ diarrhea refers to an acute illness of sudden onset with watery diarrhea, abdominal cramps, mild nausea without much vomiting, and general malaise.