Travel Vaccinations and Travel Medicine
If you travel for business or pleasure, having a travel clinic you trust to provide travel vaccinations, including Yellow Fever vaccinations and other travel medicine is 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 physicians are dedicated to Travel Medicine, trained in the latest recommendations and requirements 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 very 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.As of November 11, 2013, the World Health Organization has reported more than 6,300 confirmed measles cases in Indonesia during 2013. In August 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 amTraveling to the 2014 Winter Olympic or Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia? Plan ahead for safe and healthy travel.Posted: December 6, 2013, 5:00 amAccording to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative , as of November 19, 2013, two cases of polio have been reported in Cameroon. This is the first report of wild poliovirus cases in Cameroon since 2009.Posted: November 26, 2013, 5:00 amAccording to the World Health Organization (WHO), as of November 19, 2013, 13 cases of polio have been reported from the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria). Due to conflict in the region, immunization rates have dramatically decreased.Posted: November 26, 2013, 5:00 amAccording to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, as of November 19, 2013, 183 cases of polio have been reported from Somalia, 14 polio cases have been reported from Kenya and six cases have been reported from the Somali Region of Ethiopia since April 2013.Posted: November 26, 2013, 5:00 amThe Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) has reported an outbreak of chikungunya in the State of Yap.Posted: November 21, 2013, 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: November 21, 2013, 5:00 amThe French Polynesia Department of Health has confirmed an outbreak of Zika fever in Tahiti and the other islands that make up the country (Tahaa, Uturoa, Bora-Bora, Taiohae, and Arutua).Posted: November 21, 2013, 5:00 amOn April 1, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that influenza A (H7N9), a type of flu usually seen in birds, has been identified in a number of people in China.Posted: November 15, 2013, 5:00 amAs of October 16, 2013, 14,171 rubella cases have been reported in Japan during 2013.Posted: November 15, 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 amAn outbreak of cholera has been ongoing in the Dominican Republic since November 2010.Posted: November 15, 2013, 5:00 amAn outbreak of cholera has been ongoing in Haiti since October 2010.Posted: October 30, 2013, 4:00 amAccording to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), there have been 46 confirmed cholera cases, including one death, reported in Mexico since August 2013. Two of the cases occurred in the Federal District (Mexico City) and 44 cases occurred in the nearby state of Hidalgo. Mexican health authorities continue to work to control the outbreak.Posted: October 30, 2013, 4:00 amAs of 10 September 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported 6,983 confirmed measles cases in Turkey during 2013, up from approximately 700 reported cases in all of 2012. Many cases have occurred in the southern provinces of the country. The Turkish Ministry of Health is working to address the outbreak.Posted: October 5, 2013, 4:00 amAn outbreak of cholera has been ongoing in Cuba since July 2012. According to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), 678 confirmed cholera case, including 3 deaths, have been reported from July 2012 through August 2013. The cases were in the provinces of Camaguey, Granma, Guantanamo, Havana, and Santiago de Cuba. Earlier this year, cases occurred among travelers to Havana. All of these cases were linked to two food service centers in Havana, which have since adopted appropriate sanitation measures.Posted: October 5, 2013, 4:00 amAs of August 31, 2013, a total of 36,440 cases of rubella have been reported in Poland since the beginning of 2013. The entire country is affected.Posted: October 1, 2013, 4:00 amAn outbreak of dengue has been reported in Angola. Almost all confirmed cases have occurred in Luanda Province. More than 1,200 cases of dengue and 11 fatal dengue cases have been confirmed.Posted: September 5, 2013, 4:00 amCases of respiratory illness caused by Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been identified in multiple countries.Posted: July 26, 2013, 4:00 amBecause of the crowds, mass gatherings such as Hajj and Umrah are associated with unique health risks, including MERS and other diseases, injuries, heat-related illness.Posted: July 26, 2013, 4:00 amThe World Health Organization (WHO) has reported six confirmed cases of yellow fever in Ethiopia. These are the first confirmed cases of yellow fever in Ethiopia in more than 45 years.Posted: June 14, 2013, 4:00 amAn outbreak of dengue in Mombasa, Kenya, has been reported by the Kenyan Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (MOPHS). Mombasa is the second-largest city in Kenya and is a major shipping port and tourist destination. This is the first identified dengue outbreak in Mombasa since 1982.Posted: May 17, 2013, 4:00 am