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Travel Health

Call 207-992-4548 to schedule an appointment.

Immunizations

See this list of all recommended and required immunizations.

Prescriptions for Preventative Medications

Options for different prescriptions will be provided at your visit after an individual consultation with your travel health professional has determined your specific needs and requirements. Prescriptions provided may include:

  • Anti-malarial prophylaxis
  • Treatments for bacterial infections
  • Altitude sickness prevention
  • Other items specific to your individual travel needs

Guidance for Special Medical Concerns

Travelers will receive an official international immunization record to keep with your travel documents containing all vaccinations given at your visit(s), along with a personalized itinerary specific travel information booklet. Each booklet contains the health risks, recommendations and requirements for the specific countries you will be visiting, along with general travel advice and tips on avoiding travel related issues.

Information about how to protect your health:
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/

Important Notes

  • All travel medicine services are by appointment only
  • Schedules vary Monday through Friday each week, so please make sure to call the office for an appointment
  • Your appointment should be at least 6-8 weeks prior to your departure
  • Bangor Public Health & Community Services does not directly bill insurance
  • You will be provided with an itemized receipt to submit for possible reimbursement.

What to Expect at Your Travel Appointment

You’ll be asked to provide a brief medical history and your travel itinerary. A travel appointment takes about an hour.

For information on what to expect during your visit, click here and choose the country you plan to visit for details:https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list

Travel News/Alerts

The United States is currently experiencing a shortage of the Yellow Fever vaccine YF Vax. Through an expanded access program, our clinic is one of only 250 sites nationwide that is able to offer Stamaril, an equivalent product licensed in Europe. For more information: http://www.sanofipasteur.us/vaccines/yellowfevervaccine


Fees & Payments

  • Payment is due at time of service. We accept: cash, check, VISA, MASTERCARD or DISCOVER. HSA or Flex cards may be used as long as they carry a Visa, Mastercard or Discover logo.
  • A coded, itemized receipt will be given which can be sent to your insurance for possible reimbursement. Always check with your insurance policy to see if vaccines are reimbursable.
  • A 2.5% charge is applied to all credit card and debit card transactions

Fee Schedule

Visit Fee -per Person (Ages 7 and Above) $50.00
Administration Fee -per Vaccine $10.00
Cholera Vaccine (Ordered by Request) $260.00
Gardasil (Hpv-3 Dose Series) $215.00 Each
Hepatitis A (2 Dose Series) $85.00 Each
Hepatitis B (3 Dose Series) $85.00 Each
Hepatitis B (2 Dose Series) $140.00 Each
Influenza $25.00
Japanese Encephalitis (2 Dose Series) $320.00 Each
Menigitis $155.00
MMR (Measles/Mumps/Rubella) $100.00
Polio (Ipv) $60.00
Rabies Pre-Exposure Series (3 Dose Series) $310.00 Each
Tetanus/Diptheria Booster (Td) $55.00
Tetanus/Diptheria/Pertusis Booster (Tdap) $55.00
TwinRix (Hep A/B Combination-3 Dose Series) $100.00 Each
Typhoid Injection $85.00
Typhoid Oral $85.00 Each
Varicella (Chickenpox Vaccine) $145.00
Yellow Fever $165.00

Directions

103 Texas Ave, Bangor, ME 04401

  • Union Street
    • Take Union Street to Vermont Avenue
    • Turn onto Vermont Avenue
    • Drive 500 ft. to traffic circle
    • Take 3rd exit onto Texas Avenue
    • Turn right just before “Bangor Health and Community Services” sign
    • Follow signs and enter lobby
  • Hammond Street
    • Follow Maine Avenue to traffic circle
    • Take 1st exit onto Texas Avenue
    • Follow until 103 Texas Avenue
    • Follow signs and enter lobby

Helpful Links

US CDC Vaccines – https://www.vaccines.gov/who_and_when/travel/index.html
US Dept of State Travel – http://www.bangorpublichealth.org/travel-medicine