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Your First Travel Clinic Appointment

What can you expect at your first Travel Clinic appointment?

Your initial visit will take about an hour. Our nursing staff will review your

  • Travel itinerary
  • Accommodations
  • Length of stay
  • Departure date
  • Previous immunizations

They will also review your general health history and recommend appropriate precautions and vaccinations.

On your first visit you will also be given an International Certificate of Vaccination. This document is approved by the World Health Organization as verification that proper procedures were followed in administering vaccines for foreign travel.

An International Certificate of Vaccination records:

  • Date and dose of all vaccinations received for foreign travel
  • Medical exemption from receipt of required vaccinations
  • Personal health history
  • Drug allergies
  • Current medications
  • Prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses

The document will be updated by our Travel Clinic staff at all following visits.

We also provide a weekly updated computerized report, compiled by the World Health Organization, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and the US Department of State. This report provides you with the latest news on health related issues, environmental hazards, assessment of terrorism threat, and Embassy and consulate information.