What Services are Available at the SHS Travel Clinic:
Available for those traveling or studying abroad, our Travel Clinic will provide you with the latest information regarding health risks, vaccination recommendations, and requirements tailored to your destination.
The Travel Clinic Provider will provide you with information on:
- Tips for a safe and healthy trip
- Recommended and required vaccinations,
- Risks associated with diseases and epidemics
- Food, water and health precautions
- What to include in a travel kit
Medications for malaria prevention, altitude sickness prevention, and traveler’s diarrhea self-treatment may be prescribed based on the details of your travel itinerary.
Guidance for Travel advice is provided by Travax® which is our primary resource based on WHO (World Health Organization), CDC (Centers for Disease Control), and US State Department guidance as well as the Australia and Canadian equivalents. Travax® is a detailed educational and regularly updated resource to provide travelers with the latest recommendations regarding possible exposure to illnesses. General traveler’s information will be provided as well for enhanced personal well-being and safety.
Ideally, an appointment should be made a minimum of 6-8 weeks prior to your trip for maximum health protection regarding the necessary vaccines and medication.
SCHEDULING YOUR APPOINTMENT:
Call SHS to schedule your Travel Clinic appointment at least 6-8 weeks prior to your scheduled departure.
Please fill out this worksheet PRIOR to your appointment.
PREPARING FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT:
When calling to make your appointment for travel clinic services, please note that not all insurance plans cover travel vaccines. Patients are financially responsible for all charges incurred at each visit, whether covered by health insurance or not. For any questions regarding insurance, billing, and/or payments, please stop by the Business Office located on the first floor of the health center, or call them directly at 407.823.4252.
ITEMS TO BRING TO THE APPOINTMENT:
- Completed worksheet
- Trip itinerary
- Immunization records and ICVP (yellow card) if you already have one