Travel Medicine

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What to Expect

Preparing for your Travel Medicine Visit

Please make sure that you bring the necessary information to your travel medicine visit. This includes:

  • If you are not already an Atrius Health patient, a completed medical history form 
  • Past immunization history
  • Current medications if not on file
  • Detailed itinerary if available

At your Travel Medicine visit, you can expect:

  • Counseling by our travel medicine clinician that is specific to your destination(s) and your medical history
  • Information and handouts specifically created for your itinerary that you can carry with you
  • Administration of necessary immunizations
  • Prescriptions for medications needed based on your itinerary and medical history
  • Documentation provided as appropriate: Yellow Fever Certificate, exemption letters, medication letters

Topics that may be discussed at your travel medicine visit include:

  • Food and water safety: preventing and dealing with travelers’ diarrhea
  • Preventing insect-borne infections (malaria and others)
  • Preventing and recognizing altitude illness
  • Jet lag
  • Motion sickness
  • Managing your chronic illness while traveling
  • Traveling with children