International Travel Clinic

Region of Waterloo Public Health International Travel Clinic closed on January 1, 2014. 

Location and hours of local travel clinics

K-W Travel Clinic (full time)
570 University Avenue East, Suite 902, Waterloo


Guelph Public Health Clinics

Guelph, Fergus, Mount Forest, Orangeville,

Palmerston, and Shelburne locations

519-822-2715 or 1-800-265-7293


Medisys Travel Clinic (full time)
101-83 Dawson Rd, Guelph


Union @ Weber Medical Clinic
124 Weber Street South, Waterloo


Weber Medical Centre (limited hours)
1400 Weber Street East, Unit 5A, Kitchener

Recommended immunizations

Recommended immunizations are based on an assessment of risk factors, including:

  • Destination
  • Duration of travel
  • Style of travel
  • Health hazards
    • Unsafe food & water
    • Malaria
    • Insect & animal bites
    • Sexually Transmitted Disease
    • Sun exposure
    • Accidents

Available vaccines

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Typhoid Fever
  • Meningococcal Disease
  • Rabies
  • Cholera
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Yellow Fever
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis and Polio
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella
  • Influenza
  • Tick-borne Encephalitis


OHIP does not cover travel consultations, but some vaccines may be covered by employer or personal drug plans. Check with your insurance provider.

More information

For current recommendations and disease outbreaks, please refer to the following websites:

  • Public Health Agency of Canada: outbreak advisories, guidelines for disease prevention while travelling (listed by disease), link to a list of travel clinics across Canada and vaccine information in the Canadian Immunizatin Guide, updated every four years.
  • Centres for Disease Control: Yellow Book Health Information for International Travel: current yellow fever and malaria areas, preventive malaria medications, other travel risks.