International Travel Clinic

Region of Waterloo Public Health International Travel Clinic is closing as of January 1, 2014. Clients seen before this date will be given an opportunity to complete any vaccines they have started.


Location and hours of local travel clinics

K-W Travel Clinic (full time)
570 University Avenue East, Suite 902, Waterloo
519-570-4208

Guelph Public Health Clinics

Guelph, Fergus, Mount Forest, Orangeville,

Palmerston, and Shelburne locations

519-846-2715 or 1-800-265-7293
Medisys Travel Clinic (full time)
101-83 Dawson Rd, Guelph
519-840-0106
Weber Medical Centre (limited hours)
1400 Weber Street East, Unit 5A, Kitchener
519-748-6933

Travel and Immunization Clinic (limited hours)
140 McGovern Drive, Unit 29, Cambridge
1-877-828-6006


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


Fees

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.

Contact(s)

Region of Waterloo Public Health
General Inquiries
99 Regina Street South, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 4V3

Phone: 519-575-4400
TTY: 519-575-4608

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