Travel Medicine at Hackensack Meridian Urgent Care

Our urgent care center offers travel medicine and care services to help you stay healthy during your trip overseas. It’s crucial to be prepared, so our staff can provide recommended vaccinations and essential items to bring with you. If you become ill during your travels, we can also provide care upon your return.

What We Provide for Your Travel Itinerary:
Suggested vaccinations for the area of the world you are visiting.
Information about what travel medicine to bring if you suffer from chronic illnesses.
What to bring with you in case of a medical urgency arises.
Signs and symptoms to watch out for while away.
When to seek medical attention while away or after returning.

Key areas to consider are vaccinations and the six I’s:
Insects: repellents, mosquito nets, antimalarial medication
Ingestions: safety of drinking water, food
Indiscretion: HIV, sexually transmitted disease
Injuries: accident avoidance, personal safety
Immersion: schistosomiasis
Insurance: ensure you know where and when to seek proper care abroad

It is advised to have a medication kit on hand with all necessary medication and supplies to ensure your safety and treat any illnesses while traveling. Being prepared with travel medicine is essential for a successful trip. If you have returned to the United States and are feeling unwell due to an illness contracted abroad, we recommend visiting our urgent care facility for immediate treatment and, if necessary, antibiotics.

• If you are looking for a specific injection, please call us ahead of time to see if we carry the vaccine or immunization you need.
• Please note: prior to receiving a vaccination or immunization, we perform a small physical exam and questionnaire prior to injection.
• Please note: special vaccines for travel, etc may require advanced ordering and payment.
• Please note that your insurance carrier may or may not pay for an exam, vaccinations or post-return care. If you are unsure about coverage, please contact your health insurance carrier to find out more.
• Please note vaccines may vary from center to center. Please contact us prior to visiting out center.