Travel Vaccinations and Travel Medicine
If you travel for business or pleasure, a travel clinic you trust for vaccinations and counsel is integral. Yellow Fever vaccinations and other travel medicines are critical to your health care.
Today’s technology allows you to board a plane in one city and awake the next day two or three continents away. This degree of mobility is a major factor in the spread of infectious diseases. Protecting you while you’re traveling abroad is now more possible than ever. Health conditions vary from country to country and they often change rapidly. At Pearl Health Center our Travel specialists are dedicated to Travel Medicine, trained in the latest recommendations and requirements, and can adequately provide you with all of your Travel Medicine needs.
The Pearl Health Center is a Yellow Fever certified provider with the latest recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), and the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM). Come see us for the latest in immunizations, anti-malaria, and precaution advice. Our prices are competitive and when possible we are happy to bill your insurance.
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Travel Notices - CDC Travelers' Health
Travel notices are designed to inform travelers and clinicians about current health issues related to specific destinations. These issues may arise from disease outbreaks, special events or gatherings, natural disasters, or other conditions that may affect travelers’ health.In 2013, 193 cases of polio were reported from Somalia, 14 polio cases were reported from Kenya and nine cases were reported from the Somali Region of Ethiopia. CDC recommends that all travelers to Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia be fully vaccinated against polio. In addition, adults should receive a one-time booster dose of polio vaccine.Posted: March 6, 2014, 5:00 amAccording to the Department of Health of the Philippines, 1,163 cases of measles and a number of measles deaths were reported in the country from January 1 through January 11, 2014. CDC recommends that travelers to the Philippines protect themselves by making sure they are properly vaccinated against measles. Clinicians should keep measles in mind when treating patients with fever and rash, especially if the patient has recently traveled internationally.Posted: March 6, 2014, 5:00 amTyphoon Haiyan (also known as Yolanda) hit the Philippines on November 8, 2013. CDC recommends that travelers to the Philippines take precautions to protect their health and safety.Posted: March 6, 2014, 5:00 amThe Board for Health and Social Affairs of New Caledonia has confirmed an outbreak of Zika fever. CDC recommends that travelers to New Caledonia protect themselves from mosquito bites.Posted: March 6, 2014, 5:00 amAn outbreak of cholera has been ongoing in Cuba since July 2012. Cases have been reported from the provinces of Artemisa, Camaguey, Granma, Guantanamo, Havana, and Santiago de Cuba. Several cases were reported in travelers returning from Cuba, including the United States.Posted: February 27, 2014, 5:00 amAccording to the World Health Organization (WHO), there have been more than 350 confirmed human cases of avian influenza A (H7N9) with more than 100 deaths reported from China since April 2013. A case in Taiwan and two cases in Hong Kong also have been reported in people who have traveled to an area of China where other H7N9 cases have been reported.Posted: February 27, 2014, 5:00 amIn December 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported cases of chikungunya in Saint Martin. Additional cases were reported in other islands in the Caribbean. This is the first time that local transmission of chikungunya has been reported in the Americas.Posted: February 27, 2014, 5:00 amAs of December 17, 2013, 24 cases of polio have been reported from the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria). Due to conflict in the region, immunization rates have dramatically decreased. CDC recommends that all travelers to Syria be fully vaccinated against polio. In addition, adults should receive a one-time booster dose of polio vaccine.Posted: February 27, 2014, 5:00 amThe French Polynesia Department of Health has confirmed an outbreak of Zika fever in the islands of Tahiti, Moorea, Raiatea, Tahaa, Bora Bora, Huahine, Nuku Hiva, Hiva Oa, Ua Pou, Hao, Rangiroa, Fakarava, Tikehau, Takaroa Ahe and Arutua.Posted: February 13, 2014, 5:00 amAn outbreak of cholera has been ongoing in Haiti since October 2010. Cases continue to be reported but in smaller numbers than earlier in the outbreak. Cases have been reported in all 10 departments of Haiti.Posted: January 22, 2014, 5:00 amAs of December 31, 2013, 14,357 rubella cases had been reported in Japan since the beginning of 2013, compared to 2,353 rubella cases reported in 2012.Posted: January 22, 2014, 5:00 amAn outbreak of cholera has been ongoing in the Dominican Republic since November 2010. Cases continue to be reported but in smaller numbers than earlier in the outbreak.Posted: January 22, 2014, 5:00 amThe Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) has reported an outbreak of chikungunya in the State of Yap.Posted: January 22, 2014, 5:00 amAs of December 31, 2013, 38,577 cases of rubella had been reported in Poland since the beginning of 2013.Posted: January 22, 2014, 5:00 amOn January 8, 2014, Canadian health officials reported a case of H5N1 avian influenza (sometimes called bird flu) in a Canadian traveler who had returned from Beijing, China. The traveler died.Posted: January 17, 2014, 5:00 amIf you plan to travel outside the United States, to celebrate Carnival, you can take some simple precautions to help you stay safe and healthy.Posted: January 16, 2014, 5:00 amAs of December 3, 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported 44 suspected cases of yellow fever, including 14 deaths, from October 3 to November 24, 2013.Posted: January 8, 2014, 5:00 amAs of November 29, 2013, four cases of polio have been reported in Cameroon, compared with no cases in 2012. This outbreak of polio is the first reported in Cameroon since 2009.Posted: December 20, 2013, 5:00 amThere have been 184 confirmed cholera cases, including one death, reported in Mexico since August 2013. Mexican health authorities continue to work to control the outbreak.Posted: December 20, 2013, 5:00 amAs of November 11, 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported 7,132 confirmed measles cases in Turkey during 2013, up from approximately 700 reported cases in all of 2012. The Turkish Ministry of Health is working to address the outbreak.Posted: December 20, 2013, 5:00 amTraveling to the 2014 Winter Olympic or Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia? Plan ahead for safe and healthy travel.Posted: December 20, 2013, 5:00 amAs of November 11, 2013, the World Health Organization has reported more than 6,300 confirmed measles cases in Indonesia during 2013. In July 2013, a US traveler returned from Indonesia with measles and spread the disease in a Texas community. In October, five Australians were diagnosed with measles after returning from Bali.Posted: December 9, 2013, 5:00 amCases of respiratory illness caused by Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been identified in multiple countries.Posted: December 1, 2013, 5:00 amCDC has received reports from GeoSentinel of 64 cases of sarcocystosis that have been associated with 2012 summer travel to Tioman Island in Malaysia.Posted: November 15, 2013, 5:00 am