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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

For more information about the benefits of booking a travel appointment view this short CDC video: https://tools.cdc.gov/medialibrary/index.aspx#/media/id/121616

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


WIC and Immunization/Travel/STD Clinics are now open by appointment!