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When planning vacations, remember that certain countries outside the United States, such as Africa, South America and Southeast Asia, require vaccinations and other preventive medications. Making plans to ensure good health for your international trip is just as important as obtaining your passport and your airline tickets.
The clinical pharmacists at the Travel Medicine Clinic hold a Certificate in Travel Health® awarded by the International Society of Travel Medicine will ensure that you receive a thorough consultation and evaluation of your immunization needs. A trusted name in healthcare, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group ensures that patients receive comprehensive, personalized care from a highly experienced staff.
Travel Medicine Services
During your consultation with our trained pharmacist, you will receive a personalized travel health booklet containing specific information about the place(s) you plan to visit. The pharmacist will review the following health and travel concerns with you:
- Health risks associated with the place(s) you are travelling
- Disease prevention
- Safe practices and precautions on the place(s) you plan to visit if you are pregnant, are nursing or have a chronic health condition
- Vaccination requirements dictated by the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization
- Proper food and water precautions to ensure good health
- Consular information sheets with travel warnings and safety conditions from the U.S. Department of State
Certain vaccinations and other preventive medications are recommended at least one to two months before entering certain areas of the world.
Book your travel consultation appointment as soon as you know your travel plans. The Travel Medicine Clinic at Cedars-Sinai Medical Network offers the following vaccines for your travel needs:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Immune globulin
- Japanese encephalitis
- Measles, mumps and rubella
- Meningococcal infections
- Pneumococcal infections
- Tetanus and diphtheria
- Typhoid fever
- Yellow fever
Most health insurance plans do not cover travel vaccines. Our services include a low $60 consultation fee, and we offer vaccines at reasonable and competitive prices.
For More Information
For more information, please contact:
Cedars-Sinai Travel Medicine and Immunization Services
250 N. Robertson Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: 310-385-3534, Option 3
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Please fill out the Travel History Form . If possible, fax it to our office at 310-385-3577 once you have your travel itinerary.