A Travel Consult is available
at the Lafene Allergy and Immunization Clinic to assist
students, faculty or staff who are traveling state side or beyond
the borders of the United States.
What to expect at your travel consult?
The consultation will include:
- individual review of vaccination requirements
for the region being visited.
- travel recommendations for the region based on current health and
- worksheet completion listing requirements and recommendations.
- referral to a physician for any medications, health assessment, or
- vaccinations are available and may be initiated at the time of the
Information about health
risks and suggested preventative measures is based on
recommendations by the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Department
of State recommendations are made available if desired.
Among the issues that can be covered are political issues,
road and travel conditions, and terrorism related problems.
This will help ensure that you receive any vaccinations, anti-malaria treatment (if indicated), medications, etc. enough in advance to provide adequate protection by your department date.
What to do and know ahead of time?
- Appointments should be scheduled well in advance (2-3
months) of the desired travel date because some
vaccination requirements may take several months to be completed.
- An initial consult
requires a thirty minute appointment.
- If vaccinations
are to be given, allow for a sixty minute appointment
- If a physician visit is recommended, an appointment
may be made after the initial consultation.
a record of prior immunizations to the initial appointment.
- Bring your completed Travel Clinic Form to
your initial consult.
What is the cost?
There is no charge for travel clinic visits.
prices for services, appointments or additional information may be obtained
by calling 785.532.6544.
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