It is a good idea to contact us as soon as you book your trip. If you are traveling to a destination outside of North America, you should call for information and to set up an appointment approximately 2-3 months before leaving. Our clinic tends to book one month in advance and, depending upon the particular vaccine, you may require more than one dose that need to be spaced one month apart.
How much will travel vaccines cost?
The cost of the vaccinations will depend on where you are traveling and what vaccines are necessary.
Will my extended medical cover the cost of the travel vaccinations?
Some extended medical benefit plans may cover the cost of vaccinations offered by Forbes Pharmacy Travel Medicine Clinic. After paying for your vaccines you will get a receipt that you can send to your coverage provider.
Will I need anti-malarial medications, and how do I get the medication before travel?
Anti-malarial medication may be recommended for your trip. Our travel specialists will counsel you on any recommended medications during your assessment. If they are required, we will have you complete a medical history form for in order for our travel physician to prescribe the medication and you may pick up the medication from our pharmacy before your trip.
How long will my appointment take?
The length of the appointment may vary based on the number of vaccines you require. Please allow 45 minutes to one hour for your visit.
What reactions may I experience from travel vaccinations?
The vaccinations may cause muscle soreness, redness at the site of the injection and during the first 24-48 hours, you may feel tired and/or experience a headache or fever.