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 […]

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 […]

6 Reasons To Buy Travel Insurance

June is National Safety Month! If you’re traveling this summer, you’ll want to make sure you take all of the proper precautions. Some things aren’t preventable, no matter how hard you try. That’s why there’s travel insurance! In this blog, read about the 6 reasons travel insurance is needed in addition to your regular U.S. […]

MERS Doesn’t Have A Vaccine: 5 Ways To Prevent It

Protecting yourself from vaccine preventable diseases seems like a no-brainer, but did you know that you’re likely protecting yourself from other diseases as well? Whether you’re a world traveler or not, it’s important to ensure you prevent infectious diseases if there is a vaccination available. In this blog, read about how vaccinating can increase your […]

5 Things You Need To Know About Measles Outbreaks

There has been a lot of talk in the news lately about measles and the amount of outbreaks in the U.S. Most children and adults have received the measles vaccine, MMR. However, when there is no immunity present the highly contagious disease is easy to contract, especially when traveling overseas. In this blog, you will […]

Are You Ready For World Cup 2014 In Brazil?

For die-hard soccer fans, this summer means one thing and one thing only: World Cup Soccer in Brazil! On June 12th, 2014, soccer fans from all around the world will gather in stands to cheer on their favorite team. June is fast approaching, so it’s time to start planning your trip to Brazil now. In […]

3 Ways Yellow Fever Can Be Transmitted

During the summer, many churches and youth groups go on mission trips. Two popular mission areas are Africa and Central and South America. One thing those two different places have in common is the high risk of yellow fever. In this blog, read about how humans can transmit the disease. Yellow fever is a disease […]

How You Benefit From Getting Vaccinated For Travel

As the school year wraps up and families start to make plans for summer, some students may be spending the summer studying or traveling abroad. You may be wondering how best to prepare your child to both be safe, but also have the trip of a lifetime. In this blog, read about the importance of […]

5 Misconceptions About Vaccines

Over the years, there have been many misconceptions surrounding the safety and effectiveness of vaccines. However, receiving vaccinations is much safer than going without. In this blog, read about 5 misconceptions about vaccines, but you can read the full article here. Immune systems can get overloaded. Some people have feared that receiving too many vaccines […]

6 Common Ingredients Used In Vaccines

Many people wonder about the safety of ingredients used in making vaccines, especially when it comes time to vaccinate their children. Did you know that not only have vaccines nearly wiped out many deadly diseases, but they are also 100% safe? In this blog, read about 6 common ingredients that are used in vaccine production […]