Mercy Medical Center Initiates Travel Medicine Service

Comprehensive Personalized Consultations and Vaccinations

pr20120510suitcases(May 10, 2012 - RockvilleCentre, NY) - Mercy Medical Center is now offering a comprehensive, personalized Travel Medicine Service to address the needs of international business and leisure travelers, providing consultations and vaccinations for safe and enjoyable journeys.

The new program serves both individuals and travel groups, providing a thorough medical history assessment, combined with an itinerary analysis, to determine appropriate immunizations and other preventive measures based on travel destination, length of stay and planned activities.

Travel Service consultations include an in depth review of medical history and travel plans, providing expert counseling on minimizing travel health risks through appropriate vaccinations and other preventive measures.

The Travel Medicine staff at Mercy utilizes the most current travel disease database, administers required and recommended vaccinations, provides an International Certificate of Vaccination, and offers necessary prescriptions for preventive medications.

The complete range of vaccinations available to meet international travel requirements or recommendations includes yellow fever, hepatitis, typhoid, polio, meningitis, rabies, varicella, and Japanese encephalitis, as well as prescriptions for malaria prevention and treatment of travelers diarrhea.

The Travel Medicine Service is available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For appointments or information, call 516-62MERCY.


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