|Travel medicine: getting the proper vaccination when traveling can help prevent deadly overseas diseases|
|International travel should be fun, exciting, enriching, and most importantly safe.|
|The following questions should be answered before you travel. Remember, U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group can provide you pre-travel consultation with the most up-to-date information for your specific medical condition and planned destination:|
- Have you obtained health information pertaining to travel in tropical or developing countries?
- Have you received all required to recommended travel vaccines?
- Have you inquired about protection against malaria?
- Are you aware of how you protect yourself against food and water-borne diseases?
- Are you equipped to handle medical emergencies or injuries while traveling?
|The most common vaccinations/immunizations required for international travel are:|
|•||Hepatitis B vaccine|
|•||Hepatitis A/B vaccine|
|•||Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine|
|•||Meningococcal meningitis vaccine|
|•||Japanese Encephalitis vaccine|
|•||Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine|
|•||Chicken pox (varicella) vaccine|
|•||Tuberculosis (TB) skin test|
|•||Yellow Fever - Yellow Fever vaccine is not available at all locations.|
|U.S. HealthWorks Travel Medicine Services include:|
|•||Immunizations required for entry into specific countries and recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization|
|•||Review of travel warnings, potential hazards and political tensions|
|•||Review of safe food, water and insect precautions|
|•||Prescriptions for malaria, high-altitude sickness and motion sickness prevention|
|•||Prescriptions for antibiotics and anti-fungals|
|•||World Health Organization vaccination certificate verification (i.e., Yellow Card)|
|Contact your local U.S. HealthWorks medical center for more information.|