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Infectious Disease

Travel Medicine

travel medicineGeisinger’s Infectious Disease specialists have wide-ranging experience in preparing travelers for trips abroad, especially to third-world countries. We continually monitor the health indications of various countries, and provide immunizations and vaccinations for:

  • Individuals
  • Corporate employees
  • Mission groups
  • Student groups
  • Tour groups

In fact, Geisinger is one of the few approved providers for yellow fever vaccination with certification in central and north-central Pennsylvania. Our services also include:

  • Individualized pre-travel consultation with an infectious disease specialist
  • All recommended immunizations
  • Malaria chemoprophylaxis when indicated
  • Medication for self-treatment of traveler’s diarrhea and other problems
  • Detailed printed material on staying healthy while abroad
  • 24-hour/7-day on-call service for patients who become ill during or after travel

To make an appointment, call 1-800-275-6401. Services are also available in State College. To make an appointment in State College, call 1-814-231-4565.

*Most international travel immunizations are not covered by health insurance. Please check your insurance policy to see about plan coverage.

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