Travelling brings risks of exposure to new diseases and safety challenges. Some of these are preventable with vaccines, other with safety practices. We are happy to discuss travel health during an office visit. The following websites are good resources.
General Travel Health (CDC)
Safety Tips (AAP)
Some travelers need to take special medications or have specific vaccines that are not routinely stocked; in that case your doctor may recommend you contact one of these special travel clinics.
- MGH: 617.724.6454
- Boston Children’s Hospital: 617.355.5945
- South Shore Hospital: 781.624.8580.
- Dr. Leonard Marcus, Newton: 617.527.4002.