BMC’s Travel Clinic: pre-travel consultation and immunization for children and adults

Travel Clinic

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Our travel medicine services assist with the prevention and management of health problems for international travelers.Services

Pre-Travel Care


  • Routine childhood and adult vaccines

Travel vaccines, including (but not limited to)

  • Yellow fever vaccine
  • Hepatitis A vaccine
  • Japanese encephalitis vaccine
  • Typhoid vaccines (oral and injectable
  • Rabies vaccine

Pre-travel advice on the following topics

  • Avoidance of insect bites
  • Prevention of diseases transmitted by mosquitoes and other insects, such as malaria, dengue fever and Japanese encephalitis We offer travel health information regarding travel health risks, vaccinations including certification, recommended immunizations, dietary issues, safety and security
  • Prevention and treatment of traveler's diarrhea
  • Prevention and management of animal bites
  • Prevention and management of travel-related health problems such as traffic accidents, altitude illness, motion sickness and jet lag
  • Travel with children
  • Travel during pregnancy
  • Healthy travel for individuals with chronic diseases or immunosuppressive disorders
  • Topics for long-term travelers including adjustment issues, need for tuberculosis testing and healthcare options abroad
  • Evacuation insurance

We will prescribe medications as needed

  • To prevent malaria
  • To treat travelers' diarrhea
  • To manage altitude sickness and motion sickness
  • For HIV post-exposure prophylaxis for people who will be providing medical care overseas

Our physicians offer specialized knowledge and some have more extensive experience due to their travel to less developed regions in pursuit Post-Travel Care

Diagnosis and treatment of travel-related health problems including

  • Fever after travel
  • Acute and chronic diarrhea
  • Skin diseases
  • Parasitic diseases including malaria, schistosomiasis, filarial diseases and chagas disease


Children and Young Adults (0-24):
Call: 617.414.4841
Fax: 617.414.4547

Boston Medical Center
Travel/International Health Clinic
Yawkey Ambulatory Care Center
Pediatric Sub-Specialty Clinics
5th Floor
850 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118

9 am - 5 pm


Call: 617.414.4290
Fax: 617.414.5503

Boston Medical Center
Travel Clinic
Shapiro Center
9th Floor
725 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118


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Children and Young Adults (0-24)
Call: 617.414.4841
Fax: 617.414.4547

Call: 617.414.4290
Fax: 617.414.5503

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