The summer season is a peak time for Minnesotans to travel abroad. With a little planning and preparation you can ensure that you and your family stay healthy and have an enjoyable experience. Parkway Family Physicians offers travel medication and immunization counseling that can address any health conditions that may need treatment abroad as well as providing immunizations against diseases that may be prevalent in certain countries.
By checking your medical history for any known conditions and researching your travel itinerary, we can provide you with the necessary vaccinations, prescriptions and advice to keep you healthy while traveling abroad.
Depending on the countries you're planning to visit, here are some of the vaccinations commonly obtained prior to travel:
Please schedule your appointment a minimum of six to eight weeks prior to your departure.
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- HPV (Human Papillomavirus) – Cervarix or HPV (Human Papillomavirus) – Gardasil
- Japanese Encephalitis
- Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR)
- Meningococcal (for Meningococcal Meningitis)
- Pneumococcal Polysaccharide – PPSV23 (for Pneumonia)
- Tetanus/Diphtheria (Td)
- Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (Tdap)
- Varicella (Chickenpox)
- Yellow Fever