Travel Health Resources

What Do I Need Before I Travel?

Use the CDC Destination List to determine what vaccinations, medications, and evaluations are required prior to traveling to your destination. You can also speak with your healthcare provider and/or a travel health clinic.


International Travel - COVID-19 Requirements

CDC Information for International Travel and COVID-19

Vaccines and Travel Preparation

The following travel health clinics provide vaccinations, evaluations, and health education in preparation for travel to specific countries. Some sites offer multiple vaccines. Certain vaccines require multiple doses. Please ensure that you are preparing for travel and setting up travel health appointments well in advance so that your health requirements are met in time for travel.

UMass Memorial Medical Center

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  • Japanese encephalitis
  • Rabies
  • Typhoid
  • Yellow Fever
  • Hep A
  • Hep B
  • Influenza
  • MMR
  • Meningococcal
  • Pneumococcal
  • Polio
  • Tetanus/Diphtheria
  • Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis

Reliant Medical Group

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  • Contact facility to learn which immunizations are available

Passport Health USA

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  • Anthrax
  • Cholera
  • Hep A
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Polio
  • Rabies (Pre- and post- exposure)
  • Typhoid
  • Hep A and B Combination
  • Yellow Fever

Boston Medical Center

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  • Yellow Fever
  • Hep A
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Mengingococcal
  • Typhoid (oral and injectable)

South Shore Health

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  • Yellow Fever
  • Typhoid
  • Hep A
  • Meningococcal
  • Rabies
  • Japanese Encephalitis

Post Travel Health Resources

Traveling to another country carries risk for injury and illness. It is important to take measures to prevent illness, and to look for signs of illness during and after your trip.

Contact your healthcare provider if you do not feel well after traveling

Sharing the following information may help with diagnosis. If your provider is having difficulty determining the cause of your problem, you may also benefit from talking to an infectious disease specialist or visiting a travel health clinic that offers post-travel evaluation.

  • Vaccination history
  • Where you traveled
  • Reasons for travel
  • Travel activities, including swimming, hiking, etc.
  • Timeframe of trip
  • Where you stayed during your trip, including hotels, homes, hostels, campsites, etc.
  • Where and what you ate and drank
  • Animals you had close contact with or touched
  • If you have any injuries, bug bites, scratches
  • Healthcare or medications received during the trip
  • Close encounters with other people, including sexual encounters
  • If you received any tattoos or piercings