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Travel Vaccination Clinic in Boiling Springs, SC

Wondering Where Can You Get Travel Vaccines? Or Have Questions Running In Your Mind About How Long Before Travel Do You Need Vaccinations? Visit AFC Urgent Care As We Offer Travel Vaccination Services! We Can Help You With Your Queries As Well! Call Us For More Information.

Travel Vaccination Clinic Boiling Springs, SC

Planning a trip to another country? If so, good for you, but be sure to take the right precaution and get yourself and your fellow travellers vaccinated! You’ll be able to protect yourselves from diseases that might not be so common in America but can be common in your destination. Getting vaccinated in Boiling Springs is quick and easy, especially with us at AFC Urgent Care Boiling Springs where an appointment typically isn’t necessary. Call us, come see us, or keep reading to learn more!

What vaccines do I need when travelling?

It’s definitely necessary to get the right vaccinations before travelling to another continent. It’s necessary for Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the Carribean, or Central or South America. Getting the right vaccination is so important and may even be vital, helping you fight off potentially serious diseases like malaria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, measles, yellow fever, or others.

Depending on where you’re travelling to, you may need one or more of the following vaccines or others:

  • Polio
  • Meningitis
  • HPV
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Typhoid fever
  • Yellow fever
  • Rabies
  • Tetanus
  • Meningococcal disease
  • Malaria
  • Influenza
  • Varicella (chickenpox)
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Measles/mumps/rubella (MMR)

Ask the doctor you see if they would recommend another vaccine other than the ones we listed above. And remember to get your travel companions vaccinated too! There’s an optimal time to get a vaccine, so let’s get into that next.

How long before travel do I need vaccinations?

First of all, it’s a good idea to plan big or international travels at least a month ahead. This will help you prepare properly. It’s important to get the vaccine(s) you need 4-6 weeks before you leave, as this will ensure the vaccine has the time it needs in your body to become most effective. If you’re leaving in no less than two weeks, you can and should still get the vaccines you need.

If your time is short and you need a vaccination right away, that’s okay, as urgent care can likely accommodate you. We almost certainly can accommodate you here at AFC Urgent Care Boiling Springs!

Where can I get vaccinations before travel?

You certainly could go see your primary care physician or possibly even your local pharmacy for a vaccination, but this isn’t always the best idea, as with your physician, you’ll have to wait for an appointment, and with your pharmacy, they may not have the vaccination you need on hand. It’s often much better and easier to get your shots at urgent care!

The thing about urgent care is that often, an appointment isn’t required, so you can just walk right in for your vaccinations right on the spot. You can bring in anyone who’ll be travelling with you, including your children or a senior person. Also, an urgent care clinic like ours is very likely to have the vaccinations you need on-hand. Please call us for an appointment at AFC Urgent Care Boiling Springs if you need the shingles or pneumococcal vaccine, however.

Do you have a travel vaccination clinic in Boiling Springs, SC?

Yes, we do! AFC Urgent Care Boiling Springs is able to provide travel vaccines at 2746 Boiling Springs Rd Boiling Springs, SC 29316. Come see us today, call us at (864) 586-3923, or book with us online for a travel vaccination. You and anyone you’ll be travelling with are more than welcome to come see us. We’re open for you late 7 days a week, weekdays and weekends!

We look forward to seeing you soon here at AFC Urgent Care Boiling Springs, and we hope your travels are safe and exciting!

2746 Boiling Springs Rd
Boiling Springs, SC 29316


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AFC Urgent Care FAQs

  • What vaccinations do you offer in your clinics?

    We offer a wide range of common vaccinations for people of every age. For infants, we can provide regular vaccines against diseases like hepatitis B, and PCV. For adults, we offer flu shots, and tetanus shots, shingles vaccines, and many more. Contact us and let us know which vaccine you need.

  • How do I know if I need a vaccine?

    To discover which vaccinations you've received, look up your vaccination history. Your vaccination record is a comprehensive document that details the history of all of your vaccines as a youngster and as an adult. To access your vaccination record you can ask your family or doctor if they have your up to date report.

  • Is it safe to get my vaccinations from AFC instead of my regular doctor?

    Yes, AFC offers several services that otherwise are made available only through an appointment at your doctor's office. Whether you need a regular checkup, vaccinations, or lab work, we're able to provide healthcare alongside your general practitioner, so you never need to go without the services you need.

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