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Travel Medicine & Vaccinations in West Chester, PA
Planning for a trip overseas? Regardless if you are traveling for business or a vacation, taking a trip is fun! Being ill thousands of miles away from your home is not.
Preparing your body for travel is as essential as buying tickets or obtaining a passport and visa. There are serious health risks around the world, but many of these risks can be mitigated with some simple preparation before departing. Visit AFC Urgent Care West Chester, regardless of destination, for one stop travel medicine needs. We are open seven days a week, and no appointment is ever needed to be seen by one of our doctors. Some of the services we offer for travelers include:
It is now easier than ever to travel around the world and visit new destinations for recreation or business. With that in mind, our urgent care center has the vaccinations and medications you need for safe travel.
Everywhere you travel, you risk exposing yourself to organisms that could make you severely ill. To lower your risks, educate yourself about the medical dangers of the country you will be visiting. Once you know the hazards and are armed with the right vaccinations from AFC Urgent Care West Chester, you can stay healthy on international business trips or vacations.
For vaccinations to do their best job at protecting your health, we recommend you visit our walk-in urgent care center four to six weeks in advance. Bring your travel itinerary with you, and we’ll check with the latest CDC guidance to see what vaccines and medications you might need. We will always accommodate last minute travelers. Our urgent care center is a one-stop medicine and vaccine center. We have the needed vaccines to protect you on vacation, a missionary trip, a study abroad semester, safari, business trip, or an international adoption. If you need antimalarial and anti-diarrhea medications, we can assist you in that respect as well
AFC Urgent Care West Chester offers vaccines for many different kinds of diseases. To speed up your visit to our clinic, we have a questionnaire for you to complete before you visit. Fill it out and bring it with you when you visit our doctor. From there, we can customize an immunization program based on the information you have provided.
Even if you are a frequent traveler, you should always be up to date with the possible disease risks when visiting a place. We use guidance for the Center for Disease Control for the most up to date information to help you stay healthy.
AFC Urgent Care West Chester can help protect you, your family, employees, and groups when traveling overseas. Do you have questions about our travel medicine program or would like to check if we are carrying a specific vaccine? Call our friendly staff today at (484) 999-0204. We look forward to meeting you!
Our urgent care center can accommodate last-minute travelers. However, please call ahead to let us know your destination to check what vaccinations are needed and are available at our location. Please remember that it generally takes four to six weeks after vaccination for them to be effective.
Yes, physicals are available for international travel.
We offer a wide range of common vaccinations for people of most every age. For adults, we offer flu shots, and tetanus shots, shingles vaccines, travel vaccines and many more. For infants, and young children it is best to consult your pediatrician or primary care provider. Call us if you have any questions.
To discover which vaccinations you've received, look up your vaccination history. Your vaccination record is a comprehensive document that details the history of all of your vaccines as a youngster and as an adult. To access your vaccination record you can ask your family or doctor if they have your up to date report.
Yes, AFC offers several services that otherwise are made available only through an appointment at your doctor's office. Whether you need a regular checkup, vaccinations, or lab work, we're able to provide healthcare alongside your general practitioner, so you never need to go without the services you need.