We all enjoy visiting foreign countries, taking up new experiences, and discovering new places, but it’s crucial to be safe before leaving. In order to reduce your risk of contracting a disease that is uncommon in Australia, it is crucial to make sure you are fully immunized or to start a preventative travel medicine in Melbourne. It might be challenging to determine which travel vaccinations you’ll need because there are so many factors to take into account; therefore, it’s important to talk to your doctor about your plans. We are a medical facility at Melbourne City Medical Centre that is capable of providing a variety of travel vaccinations, ranging from more widespread ones like yellow fever to others that are dependent on the destination.
What we do:
The clinic is licensed to administer vaccinations against yellow fever and other infections and provides comprehensive, individualized travel counseling under the direction of specialists in infectious diseases. The travel health clinic in Melbourne may treat a variety of travelers, including those traveling for business, pleasure, volunteer work, overseas postings, or other reasons and those with severe underlying medical conditions (such as immunodeficiency).
Our Services for Travel Medicine
- Comprehensive services for travel medicine in Melbourne, including vaccinations and international immunisation certifications
- Travel guidance and instruction tailored to your destination;
- Prescribe medications appropriate to your trip
- Check immunisation records to prevent repetitions
- Consult with all travellers
- Vaccinate for an international visa
- Provide post-travel support
How to prepare
You will need to fill out the Travel Assessment form before to the appointment. This will guarantee that you are seen promptly and that the doctor seeing you has access to all necessary information. For your appointment, you should allot up to 2 hours. This includes a consultation, the vaccine’s administration time, and a 15–30 minute post-vaccination monitoring period (depending on vaccines administered).
What to pack
- Each time you visit
- Healthcare ID card
- A health care card or a discount card (if you have one)
- Private health insurance card (if necessary or desired)
- Previous ultrasounds, X-rays, scans, or other test results or reports.
- Prescription drugs you must take while you are here
- A list of the medications you now use (or a box of them), including any that you have purchased over-the-counter (such as vitamins and herbal supplements).
- If required, glasses, hearing aids, and/or a walking frame
- Travel itinerary
- Records of prior immunizations (such as a yellow book)
- Referral letter from your general practitioner or medical expert
Schedule a Visit to Our Health Clinic Right Now
As previously indicated, travel medicine in Melbourne is available in a variety of forms, including tablets and injections, and can offer protection against conditions like air sickness and yellow fever. If you are visiting several nations while you are away from Australia, you might need to take several medical treatments to be adequately protected. Please get in touch with Melbourne City Medical Centre if you want to find out more or schedule a consultation with one of our physicians.For more details and contact information please visit our website www.melbournecitymedical.com.au.