We know it is very important to stay healthy while you are away on a trip overseas. Not only is knowledge about the area you are visiting important, but it is also imperative to prepare for any trip outside of the USA. Our urgent care centers can provide you with a list of recommended vaccinations and things to bring with you for your trip. In addition, we provide care for you when you return if you have become ill while away.
What We Provide for Your Travel Itinerary:
Suggested vaccinations for the area of the world you are visiting.
Information about what to bring if you suffer from chronic illnesses.
What to bring with you in case of a medical urgency arises.
Signs and symptoms to watch out for while away.
When to seek medical attention while away or after returning.
Key areas to consider are vaccinations and the six I’s:
Insects: repellents, mosquito nets, antimalarial medication
Ingestions: safety of drinking water, food
Indiscretion: HIV, sexually transmitted disease
Injuries: accident avoidance, personal safety
Insurance: coverage and services during travel, access to health care
It is recommended that you should have a medication kit to provide any necessary medication and supplies you may need to keep you safe or treat an illness. Being prepared is the best way to travel.
In addition, if you have returned to the United States and find yourself ill from an illness acquired overseas, please visit our urgent care for prompt treatment and antibiotics if needed.
* Please note that your insurance carrier may or may not pay for an exam, vaccinations or post-return care. If you are unsure about coverage, please contact your health insurance carrier to find out more.