Travel Medicine

Radnor Family Practice will help you develop a travel plan that is individualized to your personal health needs and your destination country.

 

Pre-Travel Consultation

  • Review of your personal medical history
  • Review of the Center for Disease Control recommendations for your destination country
  • Review of common travel products & procedures
    • Prevention & treatment of traveler’s diarrhea
    • Prevention & treatment of malaria
    • Jet lag
    • Motion sickness
    • Altitude sickness
  • Travel-related prescriptions
  • Selection & administration of vaccines
  • Advice on traveling with pre-existing health conditions

Vaccinations

To ensure enough time to complete vaccine series and build immunity, it is important to schedule your travel visit at least 6-8 weeks in advance.  If your trip is sooner than 6 weeks, schedule your appointment immediately.

Vaccines Include:

  •  Hepatitis A/B
  • Influenza
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
  • Meningitis
  • Polio
  •  Shingles
  • Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (Tdap)
  • Typhoid
  • Varicella (Chickenpox)
  • Yellow Fever

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has designated Radnor Family Practice as a Yellow Fever Vaccination Center.

Payment

Health insurance does not cover the cost of travel medicine appointments, services, or products. Payment is due in full on the date of service, and may be made by cash, credit, or personal check.  All services provided are charged separately – consultations, vaccinations, prescription medications.

 

Call the office to schedule your consultation.