Note: Blood titers are not offered at our clinic.
We do not provide routine immunizations for children under 18 years of age.
For those needing immunizations for immigration purposes, please visit the civil surgeon prior to visiting our clinic in order to obtain the list of immunizations that you need.
Note: A minor under the age of 18 needs to present a Birth Certificate or Guardianship prior to receiving travel vaccines.
Before you visit the clinic for travel: If you are planning a trip, you need to protect yourself against diseases that are more common in the country or city you are visiting. Our travel clinic offers the latest health information and vaccinations needed for travel outside the United States.
It is advisable to start travel immunizations at least 4-6 weeks before traveling. Travel immunizations are available for adults and children 9 months and older.
To be sure you receive the best protection against illness and disease, it is important to share all your travel destinations and immunization records with the nurse. The recommended vaccines will depend on your location of travel and immunization history.
It is recommended that all children, prior to visiting the travel clinic, be seen by their primary medical doctor to assure the child is up to date on his or her childhood immunizations. Our travel clinic does not provide routine childhood immunizations.
What to expect during your visit: Upon arrival, you will be asked to complete registration forms. Once you meet with the nurse, you will be given a personalized, computer-generated travel portfolio. The nurse will evaluate your medical history, review your immunization records and travel itinerary, He/she will discuss the required and recommended vaccines for your trip. Please plan for at least a 30 minute visit with the nurse.
Malaria tablets and oral typhoid capsules are only available by prescription from a physician. The travel clinic does not provide tablets or prescriptions for these medications. However, during your visit, the nurse can provide you with information on the type of malaria tablets you may need, based on your travel destination.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) offers information on immunizations and personal health protection measures for travelers to any part of the word. You may visit the CDC website by clicking here,
or contact the International Traveler's Health Automated Information Line at (800) 232-4636 (Monday - Friday 8:00AM to 8:00PM EST).
The clinic provides services in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.