Infectious Disease and Travel Health
Infectious Disease and Travel Health Brochure
Travel Medicine is a specialized area of healthcare focused on protecting
international travelers from disease and illnesses.
When Should I See The Travel Medicine Specialist?
As soon as your itinerary is set, please call 814-373-2195 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.
- Hepatitis A & B
- Influenza vaccine
- 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.
Meadville Medical Center Providers