Protect Yourself from Measles this Summer While Traveling Abroad!

You may have heard of the awful disease, measles, in the news most recently which affected people in NY City and Disneyland. Many of us think that we have immunity to measles, up until you actually think about visiting a third world country and some may second guess, in order to protect ourselves from measles […]

Summer Travel and Vaccines; Plan Ahead!

If you are traveling this summer to certain countries in Africa or South America, now is the time to consider receiving your Yellow Fever vaccine. Many of these countries require that you show proof of your Yellow Fever vaccine. Once you get your Yellow Fever shot, International Travel Care will give you a “Yellow Card” […]

World Immunization Week Starts April 24th, 2015

We are very fortunate in the United States to have access to vaccines that save lives. Please watch this short video that explains how we can work to close the immunization gap, because a world free of vaccine-preventable deaths is within our reach!

International Travel Risks; Mosquitoes and Food?

Traveling overseas can be a wonderful and beautiful learning experience. However, traveling abroad does not come without some risks. By managing those risk , preparing appropriately, and well in advance, the medical professionals at International Travel Care Travel Clinic can help reduce your risk of returning home sick. Many other countries have mosquitoes that can […]

Plan For Typhoid Fever Vaccination Prior to International Summer Travel

The summer travel season is just around the corner. Now is the time to make your travel clinic appointments in order to prepare for your travel health and safety. It is best to make your appointment at least 6 weeks or more prior to departure. International Travel Care will discuss concerns, vaccinations, and medications necessary according […]

Who Should Get A Flu Shot?

There have been a lot of questions regarding the 2014/2015 flu season. Year after year, it’s important to examine your situation to see if you need to get a flu shot. While there’s no way to predict how this year’s flu season is going to be, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Influenza is […]

How To Prevent Enterovirus D68

There has been a lot of talk in the news about a non-polio enterovirus affecting children and teens. This respiratory virus is more serious than the common cold and could lead to hospitalization. While there isn’t a vaccine for enterovirus D68, we thought we would share some helpful information with you to prevent the disease […]

Vaccines Are Not Just For Kids

August is National Immunization Awareness Month! Every year, the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) spends the month of August educating people on the importance of vaccines. This week, they’re spreading awareness for adults to get vaccinated. Vaccines aren’t just for kids! Here is some helpful information from NPHIC on what adults need to stay healthy: […]

From The CDC: Important Facts About Ebola You Need To Know

There has been a lot of talk in the news lately about the Ebola virus. Specifically around an outbreak in West Africa, where the virus has killed 932 people as of August 7th, 2014, according to the World Health Organization. Along with an outbreak as serious as this also comes the media’s take. That being […]

Worried About A Child Traveling Overseas? These 3 Things Will Calm Your Fears

So you’ve just found out that your son or daughter is going to spend next semester studying abroad. How exciting! And pretty much immediately I bet the excitement wore off and you started to worry. Though your kids are technically adults and living out of the house, it’s likely you’ll spend the rest of your […]