~To ensure proper vaccine coverage, consult our travel health clinic preferably 6 weeks before departure.
Northern British Columbia Travel Health & Vaccination Clinic (NBCTHVC)
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-Get a pre-travel health assessment from a travel health clinic or your family doctor.
-Obtain full travel health insurance.
-Take enough supplies of your regular medication and carry proof you need them.
-Drink only bottles or purified water and avoid ice cubes-drink plenty of liquids.
-Eat fruits and vegetables the are freshly peeled or cooked. Peel it, boil it, cook it or forget it!
-Eat foods that are recently cooked and served piping hot.
-Wash your hands often.
-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.
-Use sun block with minimum SPF of 15.
-Always use a condom if you have sex with someone you meet when traveling.
-Always wear a seatbelt. Motor vehicle accidents are the most common cause of death among travellers.
~We also provide non-travel services like TB screening, flu shots and more!
Planning a Trip?
It's Your Best Shot!
Travel Clinic Prince George
Let NBCTHVC travel health advisors help you plan a safer trip!
~Please bring your care card, a list of your current medications, vaccination records and travel itinerary to travel consult appointment.
Travel Health Tips
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION SHORTAGE IN CANADA
Our clinic is currently out of the yellow fever vaccination. Please contact our office for more information.
Up To Date Zika Information
Travelling With Children to South Africa
FREE TRAVEL CONSULTATION
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
~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.