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Travelling can increase your risk for a number of illnesses. We recommend visiting
for valuable information on staying healthy at your destination.
Did you know there are travel health clinics in
? 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:
Cost as of September 1, 2017
HEP A ADULT
HEP A JR
HEP B ADULT
HEP B JR
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
. 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.
Tips for Travellers:
Register with Foreign Affairs
in case of an emergency abroad
Travel Reports and Warnings
for your destination
Travel Health Notices
for your destination
Visit the Government of Canada’s
Travel and Tourism Website
Make sure you have adequate Travel Health Insurance for your destination
Travel with up-to-date immunization records -
sign up for ICON
to have your immunization record available any time, from anywhere
Can I Eat This (CDC)
Travel Smart (travel.gc.ca)
Public Health Question
Will the flu shot give me the flu?
The flu shot cannot give you symptoms of influenza. However, it is not uncommon for some people to feel run down or unwell for a day or two after any immunization.
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Carl Lindstrom Bursary