Travel Health Services

The travel health clinic supports travelers who are traveling outside of Canada to protect their health by offering travel health advice, recommended and routine vaccines and prescriptions for anti-malarial medications, if required. It is important to book early. Please remember to make your appointment as soon as you have made plans for your trip or at least 2 months prior to departure.

Please complete an International Travel Worksheet, which can be downloaded here. 

What services are provided?

Public Health Nurses in consultation with the Medical Health Officer offer provide:

1. Information and advice regarding health risks associated with travel for your specific       destination.
2. Information about malaria prevention and prescriptions for anti-malarial and other           medication if required.
3. Immunization with routine and recommended vaccines.Current reading information         about health risks associated with your specific travel plans and your health status.

For some recommended vaccines for selected countries, or for those with complex itineraries or special health issues, referral may be required to Prince Albert or Saskatoon.

How do I access travel health services?

Contact your local public health clinic:
 
306-425-2422
Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 
Travel Health Clinics are held weekly on Monday afternoon from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • You will be provided with a travel health form to complete.
  • Complete the form and return it to the Public Health Clinic. Be sure to include:
1. Your Saskatchewan Health Services number
2. Any immunization record that you may have
3. Your list of medications
4. Details about your travel destination eg. country, city, town
 
  • You will be given an appointment date and time as soon as your information has been reviewed and travel health recommendations have been provided by the Medical Health Officer.
  • At your clinic appointment the nurse will provide all the immunizations and health related advice required for your travel.
  • Please note: If you are not able to attend your appointment, please call the Public Health Clinic at least 24 hours before, or as soon as you can.
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What does it cost?

  • Pre-travel advice and travel immunization services are not insured by the Ministry of Health. Vaccine fees are charged to recover costs. Travelers are responsible for the cost of each vaccine they receive (see vaccine charges below). Methods of payment accepted are cash or cheque. Please make cheques payable to MCRHR.

 

Please click here for vaccine charges. 

 

Prices subject to chage without prior notice

*Not available for sale in three northern health regions - refer to larger Travel Clinic

** Special Order - contact the CD/Immunization Co-ordinator for details