Travel Physicals and Clinics
International travel health risks vary from country to country and change constantly. LVHN Occupational Medicine clinics offer travel services that use the most up-to-date information to prepare the international traveler and to help avoid travel-related health and safety problems.
Pre-trip health exams help promote a safe trip - particularly for long stays, remote destinations, or for individuals with active health problems or other special needs. It is recommended that the medical exam and consultation take place 4-6 weeks prior to travel.
In addition to the thorough physical exam, the traveler receives a pre-travel consultation with up-to-date country-specific health information as well as:
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- Risk identification
- Prevention plan development including routine, recommended and required immunizations
- Customized health counseling and referrals for services at home and abroad
- Malaria prophylactic (prescription)
- Jet lag prevention and remedy
- Food and water precaution information
- Altitude sickness information
- Complimentary travel consultation with info from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other sources
As part of the exam and consultation, the LVHN provider will print a profile for the country and/or areas the traveler will be visiting. This extra service gives the traveler important information to have with them during their travels that can help make their trip a safe one.
The most up-to-date listing of required and recommended immunizations appropriate for the current disease and risk climate of a particular country and/or areas of a country that will be visited is provided. All immunizations can be administered at the LVHN Occupational Medicine location. Commonly required immunizations include:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Japanese encephalitis
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella
- Yellow fever*
*Yellow fever vaccination is not available until early to mid-2018 due to a transition of facilities at the manufacturer. An alternative is available by contacting Keystone Travel Medicine. More information on the shortage is available here.
For more information about LVHN Occupational Medicine services, contact HealthWorks@lvhn.org or call Scott Appnel at 610-969-2972.