Travelers' Health Services
As the world becomes a global village, travel between the United States and developing countries in Asia, Africa and South America is increasing the number of travelers like you who may be at risk for a variety of infectious diseases, as well as altitude sickness, hypothermia and previously rare medical conditions. In our Travelers' Health Service, infectious disease specialists and nurse practitioners provide you personalized counseling on necessary precautions, immunizations, medications and medical care for travel-related illnesses.
Expert Care for Global Diseases
Our staff is armed with the latest information from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) about emerging and well-known diseases worldwide including:
- Typhoid Fever
- Hepatitis A
- Yellow fever
- Hepatitis B
Prevention Helps Reduce Risks
Many illnesses may be prevented with advance immunization, preventive measures and education. Your visit to our travel clinic can substantially reduce the risk of contracting diseases. Information regarding medical evacuation insurance, preventive therapy for high altitude related illnesses, and accessing care in remote locations around the world is also provided to you.
Pediatric (17 years and younger):
UMass Memorial Medical Center
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
To schedule an appointment, call our physician referral line at 855-UMASS-MD.