~ If You Are Travelling to Africa or South America,
You May Be At Risk of Yellow Fever & Malaria! ~
~ Malaria & Yellow Fever
Can Be Fatal ~
~Please Bring Your Care Card,
A List of Your Current Medications,
Your Vaccination Records &
Your Travel Itinerary
To Your Booked
Travel Consult Appointment. ~
-Get a pre-travel health assessment from a travel health clinic.
-Obtain full travel health insurance.
-Take enough supplies of your regular medication and carry proof you need them.
-Drink only bottled or purified water and avoid ice cubes-drink plenty of liquids.
-Eat foods that are recently cooked and served piping hot.
-Eat fruits and vegetables the are freshly peeled or cooked. Peel it, boil it, cook it or forget it!
-Wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer.
-Protect yourself against mosquito bites. Use repellents containing at least 30% DEET.
-Avoid contact with animals. Seek medical advice if you get bitten or scratched by an animal.
-Do not swim or wade into fresh water. Wear shoes or sandals when walking on the beach.
-Use sun block with minimum SPF of 15. Wear a hat.
-Always use a condom if you have sex with someone you meet when traveling.
-Be aware of your security. Don't flash valuables. Avoid going out at night.
-Always wear a seatbelt. Motor vehicle accidents are a most common cause of death among travellers.
Travel Health Tips
YELLOW FEVER VACCINE SHORTAGE IN CANADA
Our clinic is currently out of stock!
For a list of clinics that may have it.
Up To Date Zika Information
Travelling With Children to South Africa
Let NBCTHVC Travel Health Advisors Help You Plan For A Safer Trip!
~To Ensure Proper Vaccine Coverage, Contact Our Travel Health Clinic Preferably
6 Weeks Before Departure. ~
More Travel and Vaccination Information Available At:
Public Health Agency of Canada
Center For Disease Control
BC Center for Disease Control
Health Link BC
Fit For Travel
Northern Health Influenza Information
~ We Also Provide Non-Travel Services Like TB Screening, Flu Shots & More! ~
Planning a Trip?
It's Your Best Shot!
Travel Clinic Prince George
Northern British Columbia Travel Health & Vaccination Clinic (NBCTHVC)
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