Infectious Disease and Travel Health

Infectious Disease

  • Referral from Primary Care Provider (PCP)

The clinic provides care or treat acute or chronic infections, orthopedic infections, STD'S, HIV and hepatitis C, in addition to established follow up patients (hospitals follow up

  • Initial evaluation by patient PCP and complete medical records are required prior to making appointments at the infectious disease office. (Records pertaining to whatever reason for visit to the ID clinic). Except for HIV treatment and HIV Pre exposure prophylaxis.

Travel Medicine

Travel Medicine is a specialized area of healthcare focused on protecting international travelers from disease and illnesses.

  • Travel visit is also an opportunity to review those other immunizations that are recommended for adults are current.

When Should I See The Travel Medicine Specialist?

As soon as your itinerary is set, please call (814) 373-5255 to schedule your appointment. It would be ideal to see you early to discuss your health needs and prevention prior to travel. Ideally, vaccines should be completed four to six weeks prior to travel.

How Long Will The Visit Take?

  • Most visits take approximately 30-45 minutes
  • Make sure to bring the following with you to your visits:
  • List of medications
  • Insurance cards
  • Copayments or form of payment


Our visits are designed specifically for you and your needs. The Travel Medicine Specialist will review your itinerary and design specialized travel medicine recommendations after conducting a quick review of your past medical history. All visits are specialized for the patient and region you are traveling. We also review other routine vaccinations and make sure you are up to date. There are recommended and required vaccinations for your trip.


There are routine, recommended and required vaccines for traveling.


  • Tetanus
  • Polio
  • MMR


  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Influenza vaccine
  • Typhoid


  • Yellow fever (some countries)

There is also a review of food, water and insect precautions, antimalarial prescriptions and pre and post travel advice.

Infectious Disease & Travel Health of Meadville is an approved site by the Pennsylvania Department of Health to administer Yellow Fever Vaccine. We will provide an official certificate of vaccination, which may be required to enter certain countries. It is important to check with your insurance provider directly to see if you have immunization coverage.

Vaccines Available in the US for Travel:

  • Yellow fever (YF) vaccine, meningococcal vaccine, typhoid vaccine, hepatitis A vaccine, hepatitis B vaccine, polio, rabies vaccine, cholera, and Japanese encephalitis vaccine
  • Influenza, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis), MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella), poliovirus, Pneumococcal and varicella vaccinations
  • Advice on malaria prevention and traveler's diarrhea
  • Discussion about food, water, insect precautions, STD's, etc.

Meadville Medical Center Providers