While traveling abroad, you may come across some health risks that you normally wouldn't be exposed to at home. The good news is that with some careful planning, many of these risks are avoidable. A Peoples Pharmacist can sit down with you 1-1 and discuss all of your travel medical needs and provide helpful tips to keep you safe. Most Peoples locations can administer all necessary travel vaccinations and dispense all malaria and travelers diarrhea medication.
While traveling abroad, you may come across some health risks that you normally wouldn't be exposed to at home. The good news is that with some careful planning, many of these risks are avoidable. A visit to a Peoples Pharmacist that is trained and certified to provide travel vaccinations can help you with that planning.
The Public Health Agency of Canada, a Government of Canada agency, provides up-to-date information and advisories for Canadians planning to travel abroad. We strongly recommend you consult the PHAC site for more information about your destination. Click here to access "Information for Travellers" provided by the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Based on your destination, the activities you will be participating in, the duration of your trip, and your medical history, any of the following vaccinations may be recommended prior to travel:
- Travellers' diarrhea
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis A & B
- Yellow fever
- Meningococcal meningitis
- Typhoid fever
Plan ahead for a safe and healthy trip, talk to a Peoples Pharmacist about travel vaccinations.