-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.
Northern British Columbia Travel Health & Vaccination Clinic (NBCTHVC)
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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
Travel Clinic Prince George
Travel Health Tips
~We also provide non-travel services like TB screening, flu shots and more!
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YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION SHORTAGE IN CANADA
Our clinic is currently out of stock! For a list of clinics that may have it. Please visit https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/travel-health/yellow-fever/vaccination-centres-canada-british-columbia.html
Up To Date Zika Information
Travelling With Children to South Africa
~Please bring your care card, a list of your current medications, vaccination records and travel itinerary to travel consult appointment.
~To ensure proper vaccine coverage, consult our travel health clinic preferably 6 weeks before departure.
~If you are travelling to Africa or South America, you may be at risk of yellow fever and malaria. Malaria and yellow fever can be fatal.