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Travel Health

Travelling can increase your risk for a number of illnesses. We recommend visiting www.travel.gc.ca for valuable information on staying healthy at your destination.

Did you know there are travel health clinics in Winnipeg and Thunder Bay? These experts can provide you with destination-specific health information. This service is especially valuable for those traveling to higher risk destinations like India, Africa, Southeast Asia, and South America, etc.


As of September 1, 2017:
  • NWHU will be charging a fee for administering non-publicly funded vaccines (including travel vaccines).
  • Travel vaccine prices are increasing:

    ​VACCINE ​Cost as of September 1, 2017
    HEP A ADULT ​$65.00
    HEP A JR ​$35.00
    HEP B ADULT ​$40.00
    HEP B JR ​$20.00
    TWINRIX ADULT ​$70.00
    TWINRIX JR ​$40.00
    TYPHERIX ​$40.00

    There is also an administration fee for purchased vaccines - this will be added to the cost of the vaccines. $25.00/person or $100 per family of 4 or more.


  • We will no longer be providing travel health consultations. Instead, we encourage that you visit www.travel.gc.ca . If you still have travel health questions, we recommend that you visit a travel clinic.
  • Free travel health packages are available at every health unit office for pick up.

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Public Health Question
  • Q:
    How old does my baby have to be to get the flu shot?
    A:
    ​The earliest age that your child can get their flu shot is 6 months. If your child is younger than 6 months or will be born during the flu season it is very important for those in the household as well as close contacts of the infant to have thei...