North Oaks Pharmacy International Travel Clinic offers travel vaccinations and travel health consultation.
You can schedule an appointment by filling out the questionnaire on line or calling the pharmacy at 805-241-0935.
Full-service preventive travel health services include:
- ANTI-MALARIAL MEDICATIONS
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Meningococcal disease (meningitis)
- Japanese encephalitis
- Herpes zoster (shingles)
- Pneumococcal disease (pneumonia)
- ANTIBIOTICS FOR TRAVELER’S DIARRHEA
- ALTITUDE ILLNESS AND MOTION SICKNESS PREVENTION
- COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH AND SAFETY CONSULTATION AND CUSTOMIZED INFORMATION
There is a $20 administration fee for each vaccine and consultation fee is $39.99.
Consultation services include:
- Required, recommended, and routine vaccinations
- Travel-related medications for prevention and treatment of malaria, travelers’ diarrhea, altitude sickness, jet-lag, etc.
- Advice on environmental hazards, food and water safety, and insect bites
- Recommendations on travel-related equipment and Over-The-Counter (OTC) medications
- Current CDC and government recommendations
No cost for follow up visits.
Discounts are available for students, seniors, and groups.
All services are provided by our licensed and certified pharmacist.
Yellow fever vaccine is not available at this time.
What You Need to Pack in Your Travel Health Kit
- Your daily prescription medications
- If you have severe allergic reaction, you need to have an EpiPen or the generic equivalent
- Special prescriptions for the trip:
- Medicines to prevent malaria if necessary
- Antibiotics to treat moderate to severe diarrhea
Special note about prescription medications:
- Pack all of your prescription medications in a carry-on luggage
- Pack copies of all prescriptions, including the generic names of all medications
- Leave a copy of all your prescriptions at home with a friend or a relative
- Check with the American embassy or the consulate to make sure that your medicines will be allowed into the country
- Anti‐diarrheal medication (Such as Pepto-Bismol, Imodium)
- Decongestants, alone or in combination with antihistamine
- Motion sickness medication
- Medicines for pain or fever (such as acetaminophen, aspirin, or ibuprofen)
- Mild laxatives
- Cough suppressants/expectorants
- Cough drops
- Antifungal and antibacterial ointments/creams. Hydrocortisone cream
- Other Important items:
- Supplies to prevent illness or injury or insect repellents containing DEET (30%‐50%)
- Sunscreen (preferably SPF 15 or greater) that has both UVA and UVB protection
- Antibacterial hand wipes or alcohol‐based hand sanitizers containing at least 60% alcohol
- Lubricating eye drops
- First‐aid supplies
- First aid quick reference cards
- Basic first-aid items (bandages, gauze, ACE bandage, antiseptics, tweezers, scissors, cotton‐tipped applicators, ETC)
- Digital thermometer
- Oral rehydration solution packets
- Health insurance card (either your regular plan or supplemental travel health insurance plan) and copies of claim forms
- Other items that may be useful in certain circumstances:
- Mild sedatives or other sleep aids from your primary care provider
- Medicines to prevent altitude sickness
- Water purification tablets
- Commercial suture/syringe kits to be used by a local healthcare provider. (These items will also require a letter printed on letterhead paper from your primary care physician.)
- Latex condoms
- Child safety seats
- Bicycle helmets