Traveling overseas provides us with an emotional and spiritual journey that allows us to experience other cultures. However, before traveling abroad, you’ll first need to gather all necessary travel documentation, purchase any necessary clothing or equipment, and book your hotels and flights. Often overlooked is preparing your body for this international voyage. This may entail receiving all of the recommended travel medicine and vaccines to help prevent you from being sick while on vacation.

Here at AFC Urgent Care Vernon, we provide both travel medicines and vaccines travel-vaccinations-medicine-afc-urgent-care-vernon-ctseven days  a week on a walk-in basis*,  so you don’t have to worry about getting sick on your overseas adventure.

Our comprehensive travel health services program includes a number of health care services including the following travel medicines and vaccines:

  • Medical Screening and Assessment
  • Medicines for malaria, diarrhea, motion sickness, & altitude sickness
  • Required & recommended travel vaccines such as
    • Typhoid vaccine

    • Tetanus-diphtheria vaccine

    • Meningococcal meningitis vaccine

    • Polio vaccine

    • Hepatitis-A vaccine

    • Hepatitis-B vaccine

    • Japanese encephalitis vaccine

    • MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine

    • Pneumococcal pneumonia vaccine

    • Influenza vaccine

    • Yellow Fever vaccine

For additional information on what you’ll need for your particular trip see the CDC page on travel vaccines

*Zika Virus information:

As of now, there is no vaccine for Zika virus. We recommend that you take these preventative measures if traveling to a Zika affected country or state. Our providers are well trained to answer any questions you might have concerning precautionary measures to be taking regarding Zika

The last thing you want is to be sick while you’re exploring a far away land. Before embarking on your international travels, make sure you visit us at AFC Urgent Care Vernon. We accept most health insurances and guarantee nothing but the best as our board-certified physicians deliver Vernon, CT’s top-quality medical services.

  • Please fill out the below questionnaire prior to coming in so that we can provide efficient and great care.

 

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