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:

  • Malaria
  • Typhoid Fever
  • Hepatitis A
  • Yellow fever 
  • Hepatitis B
  • Diarrhea
  • Zika
  • Dengue
  • Chikungunya

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.

Available Locations:

Adults (18 years and older):
UMass Memorial Medical Center
Memorial Campus
Outpatient North Clinic
119 Belmont Street
Worcester, MA 01605

Pediatric (17 years and younger):
UMass Memorial Medical Center
University Campus

Benedict Building
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655

To schedule an appointment, call our physician referral line at 855-UMASS-MD.